The Thomas More Project in Bristol

The Thomas More Project

33 Fallodon Way
Henleaze
Bristol
BS9 4HX

Job vacancies

Want to change lives? Are you energetic? Do you have sense of humour and a positive  ‘glass half-full’ attitude? Do you want to work for an organisation which cares about its’ staff?

Why work for us?  Find out what we offer our employees.

Current roles:

  • Registered Manager/ Service Manager
  • Finance Assistant (Part-time)
  • Care/Support Workers
  • Housekeeper (Part-time)

Registered Manager/ Service Manager

Closing 24th February

Great opportunity for an efficient, inspiring leader to support, develop and improve our services to change the lives of those we support.

We are looking for an ambitious, experienced, organized and efficient manager who is passionate about ensuring the right support and services to enable people with disabilities to live the lives they choose, and take our services from ‘good’ to ‘outstanding’.

In this key role you will be responsible for the operational management and development of current and new services.   This includes management of day to day operations including managing support, staff, budgets and resources, quality assurance, regulatory and contract compliance, service improvement and information management.

You will share our passion for putting the needs and wellbeing of the people we support first, finding new ways to enable them to achieve their goals, and continually improving our services.

The Registered Manager/ Service Manager for our care home and supported living services for adults with learning disabilities, will lead and support the staff team to improve our current services and be part of working towards ambitious and challenging objectives for the future.

Responsible for: Deputy Manager, Senior Support Workers, support Workers, Casual/Bank Staff, Cook, Housekeeper, Maintenance Person

Service location:  Henleaze, Bristol or at other locations as may be required.

Hours: 37.5 hrs per week plus unpaid breaks.

Pay: c£31500- £35000 per annum depending on qualification and experience.

What’s in it for you?

  • 30 days annual leave including bank holidays increasing to 31 days after 1 year and 32 days after 2 years
  • 10 days paid sickness leave, 8 days discretionary leave (rolling 12-month period)
  • Contributory pension
  • Free meal when working at our care home site.
  • Induction, on-going training and development to widen your career prospects
  • Plenty of free local street parking
  • Option to buy or sell 1 day of annual leave.

Application Pack

To apply, please send your application form to enquiries@thomas-more.org.uk by the deadline of 24th February 2019.

If you would like an informal conversation about this role, please contact enquiries@thomas-more.org.uk. This will not be part of the selection process.

Please, no agencies.  No terminology in the advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of race, disability, age, marital or civil partnership status, sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, maternity or pregnancy, religion or belief and we confirm that we will gladly accept all individuals’ applications.

Finance Assistant (14 hours per week)

Closing 10am, 22nd Feb 2019

We have an exciting opportunity for someone with finance experience to join our friendly team as a Finance Assistant.

Service location:  Henleaze, Bristol or at other locations as may be required.

Hours: 37.5 hrs per week plus unpaid breaks.

Pay: c£17,550 to £17,903 pro rota

This role will include being responsible for finance tasks, providing support to staff members within the Finance Team and also providing support to other staff of The Thomas More Project.

You will have experience of working in finance, preferably within the voluntary or public sector.  You will be organized and efficient and have superior ICT knowledge together with excellent communication and interpersonal skills.  You will have a positive outlook and a sense of humour - a ‘glass half full rather than half empty’.

The post will be based at the 33 Fallodon Way, Henleaze, Bristol, BS41 9BP.  The Thomas More Project values diversity and aims to have a workforce that reflects this. We encourage applications from all sections of the community.

See why ‘work for us’ for more about the benefits we offer.

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Please email your application to enquiries@thomas-more.org.uk or call 0117 962 0887 if your require a paper application form or have any questions.

Care/ Support Worker (Weekend, Part-time/ Full-time/ Casual positions)

What’s in it for you?

Excellent pay rates from £8.20 to £8.62 per hour for full-time and part-time; £9.08 per hour for casual/bank staff. Optional sleeping nights paid in addition, higher rate for overtime after 37.5 hours/week for part-time/full-time staff, on-call retainer paid to eligible employees participating in the on-call rota.  For more about the benefits of working for us see ‘work for us’.

Great opportunity for an energetic, compassionate person to change the lives of adults with disabilities.   You will be a hardworking team player and a good communicator.   You will have a positive outlook and a sense of humour - a ‘glass half full rather than half empty’.

In this role you will help adults to maximise their independence in a friendly and pleasant working environment.   As part of a team, you will use your energy, experience and skills to provide outstanding care and support in welcoming, supportive, enabling, stimulating and safe environments.  We provide ongoing learning and development opportunities to enable our motivated, competent and excited staff to thrive, who in turn to enable the people we support to flourish.

We support adults with learning disabilities. We provide support to three adults living in our supported living service, and provide care and support (including personal care) to our eleven adults with learning difficulties in a relaxed and friendly residential care home. Staff work across both services, but tend to focus on one service or the other.   The balance of care/ support depends on the service and needs of the individual.

Shift patterns include working alternate weekends and optional sleep-ins.

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Please email your application to enquiries@thomas-more.org.uk or call 0117 962 0887 if your require a paper application form or have any questions.

Housekeeper (15-16 hours per week, expected hours 10am – 1pm, Mon- Fri)

£8.00 - £8.16 per hour. There is some flexibility on hours/ days, job shares can be considered.

Are you passionate about cleanliness? Are you excited about ensuring that our home for adults with learning disabilities is clean, tidy and homely? Are you a positive self-starter? Do you want to work as part of a team that makes a real difference to the lives of people with learning disabilities?

The Thomas More Project is a charity supporting people with learning disabilities to live the life they choose as independently as possible and to flourish. We are committed to providing the best possible support and to improving and developing our services now and in the future.

What’s in it for you?

  • 30 days annual leave including bank holidays increasing to 31 days after 1 year and 32 days after 2 years (pro rata)
  • 10 days paid sickness leave, 8 days paid discretionary leave (rolling 12-month period) (Pro rata)
  • Contributory pension
  • Option to buy/sell 1 day of annual leave per year
  • Free meals when working at our care home site.
  • Induction, on-going training and development to widen your career prospects
  • Plenty of free local street parking
  • Elected staff council

This is a great opportunity for an energetic person to take responsibility for keeping our care home clean and maintaining environmental health standards, stocking cleaning products and following COSHH guidelines.  As an integrated part of the team, you will work alongside our residents and support workers.

You will have a positive outlook and a sense of humour - a ‘glass half full rather than half empty’. You will be a hardworking team player and manage your time effectively.  You will be able to maintain confidentiality.

To apply: Complete the application form below and and email it to enquiries@thomas-more.org.uk, or post it to Recruitment, The Thomas More Project, 33 Fallodon Way, Henleaze, Bristol, BS9 4HX.

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For an informal chat about the role or to request a paper application form please contact us on 01179 629899.  This will not form part of the selection process.