Senior Support Worker

Thera Group are a charity that support people with a learning disability, if this is a vacancy you will enjoy, join the team and apply below!

Employer Thera
Vacancy type Job: Full - Time
Weekly working hours Full time and Part time Hours: Up to 39 hours per week, this role is shift work.
Salary Up to £21,292.16 pro rata
Location Derbyshire

Ashbourne and Wirksworth
Closing Date 31 January, 2022 at 17:00
Other details Well For Work is a new fully funded ESF project run by Futures and its partners to support unemployed people into sustainable employment. For those who aren’t ready to jump straight into work, individual support will be offered to develop confidence, skills and the ability to enter employment. These vacancies are only open to applicants who are currently unemployed.
  • About the employer
  • Description
  • Thera

    Thera Group are a charity that support people with a learning disability. We want to demonstrate that people with a learning disability can be leaders in society but we can’t do this without you! We need Senior Support Workers in Ashbourne to make our vision a reality.

    We have recently achieved Skills for Care endorsement which is a mark of quality in recognition of the learning and development you will receive. This is evidence that our training provision makes a significant difference to our workforce and the people we support.


    What does a Senior Support Worker do?

    Thera East Midlands is looking for a Senior Support Worker. The role of a Senior Support Worker is to ensure the people we work with are safe, happy and lead fulfilling lives.

    Supporting someone with a learning disability isn’t just personal care; it’s so much more. A Senior Support Worker will do everything from taking the people supported to swimming to helping administer the right medication. They will also mentor Support Workers and assist with the overall health and safety.

    If you would like to know more details about the role please click the job description below.




    What experience do I need?

    Some previous experience in supported living is useful but it isn’t a necessity. If you are caring, kind and want to work in a job that is genuinely rewarding, this is for you.

    You’ll need to have great communication skills and be comfortable making decisions. A basic level of English and Math is required and it is preferable that you have mentored others previously.


    What are the Benefits?

    •         20 days holiday + 8 days bank holiday

    •         Employee support line to support you

    •         Continuous on the job training is provided

    •         Contributory Pension Plan

    •         Occupational Maternity Pay

    •         NVQ Funding

    •         DBS paid for by Thera

    •         Career progression

    •         Training for level 2 Health and Social care diploma

    We also offer an employee benefits scheme, which includes:

    •         Cycle to Work Scheme

    •         Health Cash Plan

    •         Access to Thousands of Retail Discounts



    This role is shift work. Driver, full UK driving licence, is desired not essential