The Thomas More Project in Bristol

The Thomas More Project

33 Fallodon Way

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:

  • Deputy Manager
  • Cook
  • Care/Support Workers

Deputy Manager

Apply by 27th August (8pm), interviews expected to be 4th-8th September

What’s in it for you?

Great opportunity for an energetic, inspiring leader to develop the staff team, develop and improve our care home and supported living services and to change lives. This is an exciting time to join The Thomas More Project as we are working through ambitious and challenging objectives for the future.

It is an excellent opportunity to join our friendly charity as our Deputy Manager.  We provide a care home for adults with learning disabilities and a supported living service.  We are looking for an ambitious manager who is passionate about ensuring the right support and care services to enable people with disabilities to flourish, and to lead the service from ‘Good’ to ‘Outstanding’.

You will have robust experience and knowlege of providing CQC registered care and ensuring compliance. This will be combined with a passion for personalisation, and energy, ideas and experience.  With our Registered Manager/ Service Manager you will lead delivery of excellent care and support in caring, supportive, enabling, stimulating and safe environment by well trained, competent, motivated and excited employees.

You will be a hardworking team player, a good communicator and proactively balance a varied and demanding workload.  You will have a positive outlook and a sense of humour - a ‘glass half full rather than half empty’. You will proudly hold responsibility for the wellbeing of the people we support and our team’s professional development.

Directly Responsible for: Senior Support Workers, some support workers

Indirectly Responsible for: Support Workers, Casual/Bank Staff, Cook

Functional reports: 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: £27283 - £30655 per annum depending on qualification and experience.

Other benefits: see Why work for us?

To Apply

We welcome applicants to come for an informal visit or have a phone conversation about the role prior to applying.  This will not form part of the selection process.  If you would like to do this please contact Matt Boyle on or 01179 629899.

Please email your completed application form by 27th August, 8pm to, post to Liz Hancock, The Thomas More Project, 33 Fallodon Way, Bristol, BS9 4HX .  If you have any questions or would like a paper application form please call Liz on 0117 962 9899.   Please, no CVs.



Cook (20 hours)

What’s in it for you?

£8.35 -£8.52 per hour, expected hours 10am – 2pm, Mon- Fri

Are you passionate about food? Are you excited about planning and preparing delicious, nutritious meals for people with learning disabilities? Do you want to work as part of a team that makes a real difference to the lives of people with learning disabilities?

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 cook to provide nutritious, tasty and appealing food and offering choices to our residents, which meets their dietary requirements.  You will be responsible for planning and purchasing food within budget.  You will also be responsible for maintaining health and safety and environmental health standards.  As an integrated part of the team, support workers will support residents to participate in cooking alongside you.

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 a good communicator, able to work calmly under pressure.  You will manage your time effectively in this busy role, and be proud of the catering you offer. You will be knowledgeable, competent and willing to engage in ongoing training and development.  Ideally, you will have experience of working with people with learning disabilities and/or working in a care environment or other similar setting

There is some flexibility on exact hours and job shares can be considered.


Please email your application to or call 0117 962 9899  if your require a paper application form or have any questions.

Care/ Support Worker (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.


Please email your application to or call 0117 962 0887 if your require a paper application form or have any questions.