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Male Support Worker


  • Shift work
  • 2024-06-30
  • £12.33 a hour
  • Travel expenses: no
  • Job term: Permanent
  • Job code: 310524-50380

Additional Information : Full UK driving licence is  essential
Reference: 064832

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.

At Thera South West every day is different, we go to work knowing that this is a chance to make incredible things happen for the people we support. We have an exciting opportunity available as a Support worker to join our committed team in the Dawlish area..

Are you looking for a dynamic challenge to your support role? Then this role might be just for you!

Your role will be to support 1 young man with autism in his own home, to achieve his objectives and deliver complex  support within the community in a 24hr supported living setting.
As a support worker you will be part of an inclusive team empowered to create innovated ways to support people to achieve their own personal goals,  living the life they choose.
Supporting people to access the community for a variety of activities, day to day living and wellbeing.

The right applicant will enjoy an active day, swimming, cycling, cinema, sailing, spending time in the garden & sourcing new and exciting activities.  You will also play an important role with the families, supporting people to maintain good relationships.

If you are caring, committed and compassionate about making a difference, we would love it hear from you.  Full training will be provided, Induction and shadowing is paid time.

This role is working weekends and paid sleep ins on a rota system.

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.   *Male only qualifies under Paragraph 1, Schedule 9 of the Equality Act

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:

Full time , Part time, relief

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Job category

Care / support worker, Entry level roles, Home care / Domiciliary care


Thera South West Thera South West

Type of organisation



Health and social care

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