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
  • Waking Night Staff
  • Interim Deputy Manager

Interim Deputy Manager (Learning Disabilities) 12 Month Post

Great opportunity for an energetic, inspiring leader with experience of social care management. With our Registered Manager, you will support and develop our team to deliver outstanding, enabling, support to people living in our care home and our supported living services. This is a full time interim role (maternity cover).

You will have robust experience and knowledge of providing CQC registered care and ensuring compliance. You will be passionate about personalisation and ensuring the right support and care services for each person with the right balance of care, support, enablement, stimulation, safety and risk taking.

You will be an open-minded and hardworking team player who brings out the best in our diverse people. You will use your good communication skills to develop excellent relationships within and outside the organization.

You will be proactive and organised to deliver a varied and demanding workload both in the office and on the floor. 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, and 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

Timeframe: This post is expected to start in June 2020 and last for 12 months.

Pay: £24,000 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 paid discretionary leave (rolling 12-month period)
  • Option to buy or sell 1 day of annual leave per annum
  • Contributory pension
  • Free meals when working at our care home site.
  • Comprehensive induction, on-going training and development to widen your career prospects
  • Plenty of free local street parking

 

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

To apply for a Job Description and Application Form available from www.thomas-more.org.uk. Send your application form to enquiries@thomas-more.org.uk

For an informal chat about the role please contact us to arrange a telephone conversation. This will not be a part of the selection procedure.

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

Downloads

Please email your application to enquiries@thomas-more.org.uk or call 0117 962 9899 if your require a paper application form or have any questions.

Care Assistant - Bank (Weekend, Part-time/ Full-time/ Casual positions)

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

Responsibilities

  • To provide high quality support and care, including personal care to people living in our care home, supporting them to live a fulfilling life as independently as possible in the community.
  • To provide high quality support to individuals in their own home based on assessed need, person-centered plans, risk assessments and housing related support that meet the requirements of the tenants in our (Supported Living) accommodation.
  • You will be required to be flexible and work at both locations from time to time the locations are a mile apart and commutable by car or foot.
  • Completing of required paperwork on shift to ensure effective communication between shifts and staff members.
  • Supporting residents with daily life skills, such as laundry, bed making, preparing meals and drinks in the kitchen.

 

  • Experience Required
  • The individual must have completed a Care Certificate or NVQ2
  • The individual must have a minimum of 12 months experience in the care sector
  • Car Driver would be advantageous to be able to take our residents out in the community
  • The individual must be able to use their own initiative at all times and be a real team player with a can do attitude

 

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

 

  • Salary

£9.00 to £9.54 Depending on experience.

The post will be based between both sites in Henleaze and Horfield.  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

 

Downloads

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 Assistant - Nights

The Thomas More Project is a charitable organisation supporting people with learning difficulties. Support is provided by The Thomas More Project to three individuals living within a shared home and 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.

Responsibilities

  • Carry out regular checks around the home at intervals determined by the Home Manager and with due regard for clients’ privacy.
  • Answer emergency alarms, assess the situation, deal with the client seeking help
  • Assist care users preparing for bed and waking in the morning as directed
  • In the time available between attending to care users, undertake domestic duties primarily in the fields of laundry and ironing, food preparation or cleaning as directed
  • Read and write reports in case notes and any other documentation instructed
  • Carry out other reasonable duties as may be required
  • Maintain a thorough handover at the start/end of each shift

 

  • Experience Required
  • The individual must have completed a Care Certificate or NVQ2
  • The individual must have a minimum of 12 months experience in the care sector
  • The individual must be able to use their own initiative at all times and be a real team player with a can do attitude

 

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

 

  • Salary

£9.90

The post will be based at our Henleaze site.  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