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:

  • Senior Administrator/ Executive Assistant
  • Housekeeper
  • Care/Support Workers

Senior Administrator/ Executive Assistant

Apply by 24th October (7 pm), interviews expected to be 26th - 29th October

What’s in it for you?

The Thomas More Project provide a care home for adults with learning disabilities and a supported living service.  We are passionate about providing the best support and care possible.

We are seeking to recruit a Senior Administrator/ Executive Assistant to provide comprehensive and efficient administrative and operational support to the busy Project Director and the organisation to ensure the organisation is well organised, maintains compliance and communicates effectively.

This is a great opportunity for an organized, detail focused and motivated administrator to deliver a varied workload.  This will includes leading the HR administration, varied tasks undertaken as the executive assistant for the director, and a variety of other administration tasks including managing maintenance jobs and the part-time maintenance person.

You will

  • have strong experience in administration, in particular HR administration, with excellent organisation skills and attention to detail
  • take responsibility for your work, be accountable and transparent with your manager
  • be passionate about your high standards
  • be a hardworking and effective team player with excellent communication and intepersonal skills.
  • have a high level of literacy and numearcy skills, and competence in microsoft applications
  • proactively balance a varied and demanding workload and have a willingness and ability to develop new ways of working where required.
  • have a positive outlook and a sense of humour - a ‘glass half full rather than half empty’.

Directly Responsible for: 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£24,000-£26,000 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.

To apply:  Review the Job Description and send your Application Form to enquiries@thomas-more.org.uk or post it to Alice Peycke, The Thomas More Project, 33 Fallodon Way, Bristol, BS9 4HX.

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.

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.

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.

Housekeeper (15-16 hours/week)

What’s in it for you?

£7.83-£7.99 per hour, expected hours 10am – 1pm, Mon- Fri

There is some flexibility on exact hours/ days of the week and job shares can be considered.

For more about the benefits of working for us see ‘work for us’.

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?

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 who will support residents participating in cleaning in accordance with individual care plans.

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 work you do.

You will be motivated and competent, and willing to engage in ongoing training and development.   You will be able to maintain confidentiality. Ideally, you will have experience of working with people with learning disabilities and/or working in a care environment or other similar setting

Downloads

Please email your application to enquiries@thomas-more.org.uk or post it to Recruitment, The Thomas More Project, 33 Fallodon Way, Henleaze, Bristol, BS9 4HX.

For an informal chat about the role, to request a paper application form or if you have any queries please call 0117 962 9899.  This will not form part of the selection process.