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:

  • Care/Support Workers
  • Housekeeper (Part-time)

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.