Support Worker - Waking Nights

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Smithton, Inverness, Highlands (IV2)
  • Closing 8th December 2022


  • Advertised from 4th November 2022
  • 10hrs per week over 2 x shifts, £10.50 per hour
  • 051152

Role

re you a patient and caring individual looking to start or change your career in Social Care, and receive a regular monthly salary?

Maybe you have worked as a Care Assistant before and are looking for a change or perhaps you have always wanted to make a difference in people lives.

Thera Scotland is proud of the work they do and are currently recruiting a Waking Night Support Worker in the Smithton area.

As a support worker with Thera, you will be part of an inclusive team supporting adults with a learning disability. Using a person-centered approach, you will help create innovative ways to support an individual achieve their own personal goals.

The ways of supporting will change with everyone you work with because everyone has different ambitions.

Supporting people in their daily lives is varied and any day could include helping someone develop new skills, providing personal and emotional support, helping people plan and manage their own home, support with leisure, interests, and travel.

You could be supporting people in their own home or out and about in their community.

Thera is unique we are led by people with a learning disability.

Our vision is to promote that people with a learning disability can be leaders in society.

Using a person-centered approach, you will empower people with a learning disability to live the lives they choose.

Who are we looking for?

No previous experience or qualifications required, full training will be provided

Compassionate, Caring and Confident

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Self-starter, with a high level of motivation

Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Confident, articulate, and professional

Keenness to learn in a fast-paced environment and creatively solve problems

Desire to embrace our values and vision and have fun!

What are the Benefits?

Annualised Hours, guaranteed monthly salary for full and part-time roles regardless of shift patterns, plus overtime opportunities

Flexible working hours for work life balance

Immediate interview and quick start date (subject to pre-employment checks)

28 days Annual Leave including bank Holidays (pro Rata)

Employee support line to support you and your family

Free nationally accredited training, and the opportunity to earn a qualification and progress your career

Contributory Pension Scheme

Free PVG check

Refer a friend and earn up to £300

Cycle to Work Scheme

Well-being initiatives

Access to Thousands of Retail Discounts including discounted Health Cash Plan

An Employee Council that represents the views of staff about matters relating to work

If you have a passion for making a difference to peoples lives, consider a career with Thera Group.

For further information or to learn more about being a support worker in Thera, contact our friendly talent team on 01476 513934 or send an email newtalent@thera.co.uk

We reserve the right to close this advert before the closing deadline if we interview and offer the right candidate.

We are an equal opportunities Employer.

This role is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders act 1974. For the purpose of this act, you must declare any convictions or cautions that you have received, including these that would otherwise be spent. This role is subject to a relevant PVG check should you be offered the position.

Thera follows government guidance around vaccines and believe they are an effective way to support everyones safety. We would encourage you to take part in any vaccination programme recommended if you are working in Social Care.

Application notes

To find out more and apply please visit our website

Closing Date : 08-Dec-2022