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Waking Night Support Worker

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Reference

PRI19339

Location

Hamilton House, Malvern Road, Leigh Sinton, Worcestershire WR13 5DZ

Priory Group Division

Adult Care

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Part Time

Salary

£8.00 per hour

Hours

24 per week

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

Hamilton House is a 6 bed autism/learning disability specific residential service, located in Leigh Sinton in Malvern. It is situated in the village, approximately 3 miles from Great Malvern and 4 miles from Worcester city centre. We currently support 5 gentlemen with autism, sensory impairment and learning disabilities.

Job Advert Role Description

Are you a caring and creative person who is passionate about making a real difference to someone’s life?

We are currently looking for a Support Worker to provide care and support for individuals with mental health problems, alongside autism and learning disabilities at Priory Adult Care’s Hamilton House in Leigh Sinton, Worcestershire.

Ideally, you will have experience of supporting people with a learning disability- we have a staff team of 14 support staff- and you will work 2 waking night shifts per week ( every other weekend)  You will be involved in supporting individuals with personal care, and with preparing breakfast. You will need good communication skills, and have good literacy skills as the role involves a degree  of paperwork.

Both personal care and participation in activities are key parts of the Support Worker role, so energy, excellent communication and organisational skills are vital.

Previous experience as a Support Worker or Care Assistant would be beneficial, however it is not essential; all we ask is that you have a willingness to learn and the compassion to care for the people we support.

If you are looking for a rewarding career, we would like to hear from you.

The individuals we support:

We support an active group with many interesting and varied hobbies and interests. We are keen to recruit anyone who shares their love of gardening at the local allotments, volunteering at the local animal rescue centre, dog walking, walking the Malvern Hills and getting out and about locally / visiting local places of interest. 

Support Worker benefits include:

  • A competitive salary
  • Enhanced disclosure cost coverage
  • Comprehensive induction and commitment to on-going training
  • 28 days annual leave including bank holidays
  • Online benefits and cashback rewards
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • SMART childcare vouchers
  • SMART pension option

To learn more about the fantastic work we do, or to apply for this role, click ‘Apply Now’.

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