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Support Worker


  • Full time
  • 2024-06-30
  • £12.33 a hour
  • Travel expenses: no
  • Job term: Permanent
  • Job code: 310524-50376

Additional Information:  Full UK driving licence is essential
Reference: 066531

Unfortunately, we are unable to offer sponsorships for international applicants, or candidates currently working in the UK on a sponsored visa as we are unable to assist with renewal upon expiry.

Are you seeking a new career in Social Care, with a regular monthly salary and job security?
Maybe you have worked in Social Care before and are looking for a new challenge or perhaps you have always wanted to make a positive difference in people lives? We are extremely proud of the work we do, the people that work with us and the training we offer.

As a valued Support Worker with Thera South West, you will be part of an inclusive team supporting adults with a learning disability. You will help create innovative ways to support individuals achieve their own personal goals, aims and ambitions.  The support you provide will change with everyone you work with because everyone is different.

Supporting people in their daily lives is varied and could include helping someone develop new skills, providing personal and emotional support, helping people plan and manage their own home, support with leisure, employment, individual interests and travel. This can be a fun and rewarding but also at times challenging and demanding role.

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

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

  • Thera South West 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-centred 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, Free, Skills for Care endorsed full training will be provided
  • Compassionate, caring, confident and resilient
  • 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 Enhanced DBS 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 people’s 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

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 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 an Enhanced check should you be offered the position.

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

Does the job role include personal care?: Yes

Working Patterns:

We offer full time, part time and relief,

You may be required to work weekends, evenings, sleep-ins and waking nights.

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Job category

Care / support worker, Entry level roles, Social worker - Adult


Thera South West Thera South West

Type of organisation



Health and social care

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