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Location
Mather Fold House, Hoghton Lane, Preston, PR5 4ED
Priory Group Division
Adult Care
Vacancy Type
Bank
Salary
£8.50 per hour
Hours
£8.50 per hour
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

Mather Fold is a residential home for adults aged 18 plus, who have complex needs including autism, severe learning difficulties and associated challenging behaviours.

The home is situated on the outskirts of Preston and consists of a detached house within its own grounds and a separate annex. The accommodation allows adults to both enjoy the advantages of communal living but to also practice independence skills within their own quiet space.

Job Advert Role Description

As a Bank Support Worker you will be a key member of our team, providing high standards of person-centred support and care to our service users. Through a creative and caring approach, you will build good relationships with both service users and their families, supporting service users in the planning of goals and in living as independently as possible. Both personal care and participation in activities are key tasks for the role, so energy and initiative is vital.

What we’d like from you:

Excellent communication skills
Experience with people with learning difficulties or autism is essential
Effective organisational capability
Great team player
Flexibility to respond to the changing needs of those who we support
Strong “can do” attitude

What we’d like to give you:

A competitive salary
Comprehensive induction and commitment to ongoing training
annual leave inclusive of bank holidays
Online benefits and cashback rewards
Cycle to work scheme
SMART Childcare Vouchers
SMART Pension option

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
31/05/2018

This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.

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