Job Title: Relief Support Worker
Salary: £9.30 per hour (inclusive of Scottish Living Wage). Additional sleep-in rate paid
Contact: Diane Carson or Sharon Hamilton
Contact Details: Diane on (phone number removed) or Sharon on (phone number removed)
Information: This role is shift work. Driver, full UK driving licence, is desired not essential
All applicants will be asked to complete an application on our online portal
Who are Thera Group?
Thera Group are a charity that support people with a learning disability in the community. 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 Support Workers in the Midlothian area to make our vision a reality.
What does a Support Worker do?
The role of a 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 Support Worker could be taking the people supported swimming, assisting with the weekly shop, or even helping to administer the right medication.
If you would like to know more details about the role please click the job description below.
What experience do I need?
You don’t need to have worked in supported living before to be a good Support Worker. 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 also required.
What are the Benefits?
- 20 days holiday + 9 days bank holiday
- Employee support line to support you and your family
- Continuous on the job training is provided
- Contributory Pension Plan
- Occupational Maternity Pay
- NVQ Funding
- DBS paid for by Thera
- Career progression
We also offer an employee benefits scheme, which includes:
- Cycle to Work Scheme
- Health Cash Plan
- Access to Thousands of Retail Discounts
We reserve the right to close this advert before the closing deadline if we interview and offer the right candidate. Apply now to avoid disappointment