Location
Riverview, Landscore Road, Second Drive, Teignmouth, Devon, TQ14 9JS
Priory Group Division
Adult Care
Vacancy Type
Permanent - Full Time
Salary
£8.00 per hour
Hours
40 per week average
Job Advert - Division Information

Priory Adult Care is the UK’s leading independent provider of specialist adult care services. Our aim is to provide the right support in the right home for all the individuals we accommodate.

With community-based residential care settings, as well as a network of supported living services, we support adults over the age of 18 with autism, dementia, learning disabilities, mental health conditions, Prader-Willi Syndrome (PWS) and behaviours that challenge. We also offer a range of residential and nursing care settings for older people with varying levels of need.

Job Advert Location Description

We are advertising for full time Support Workers to join our growing team at Riverview in Teignmouth.

We support 9 individuals offering personalised support to adults with Autism, Acquired Brain Injury and Learning Disabilities. At Riverview we offer 6 personalised self contained flats and 2 ensuite bedrooms. This offers individuals to enjoy their own person centred environments as well as socialising in the main areas of the home when they choose.

Riverview is a residential service that provides personalised, high quality, safe support for 9 adults with complex needs including Autism, behaviours that challenge, acquired brain injury and learning disabilities.

Riverview was rated “outstanding” by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) in February 2017 – placing it in the top 1% of adult social care services in the country.

 

Job Advert Role Description

On a daily basis we support our individuals to achieve their goals and aspirations to improve quality of life and be an active part of the community. On a daily basis individuals access the wider community and are encouraged to lead an active and integrated life.

 

Activities such as

•swimming

•pub visits and lunches out

•personal shopping

•visits to and with family

•bowling trips

•long walks

•visits to the beach

•clothes shopping

•theatre trips

Daily living skills (including personal care)

And much more.

 

Quotes from family members and staff

 

Before moving to Riverview They used to be in a sparse room, now they have personal belongings, they never went out, now they go into town to the local coffee shop and people know them", and " The change has been dramatic. (Family member)

 

“Challenging at times but fulfilling job where you make a great difference to people's daily life and reap rewards each day” (Staff member)

 

“The smile I get makes me realise this is so much more than just a job” (Staff member)

 

“The positive atmosphere makes me happy and love my job” (Staff member)

 

“It’s the feeling at the end of the day when you know you have done something great and supported someone to overcome a fear or obstacle” (Staff member)

 

“Extremely rewarding and active” (Staff member)

 

  • Please take a look at the link below if you feel this could be the job for you. You will never look back
Division DBS info

Disclosure

All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), Access NI or Disclosure Scotland. We are an equal opportunities employer.

Job Description
Support_Worker.pdf
Closing Date
31/03/2018