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Support Worker

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Wolverton Court, Alkham Valley Road, Alkham, Dover, Kent, CT15 7DS

Priory Group Division

Adult Care

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time


£8.50 per hour


37.5 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

Wolverton Court is a residential home that supports four adults with autism, learning disabilities and who may present with severely challenging behaviour. We use a person centred approach to meet the needs of the individuals we support, and promote positive life outcomes. We are looking for motivated individuals to join our dynamic team.

Job Advert Role Description

As a Support Worker you will work closely with the Registered Manager, team leaders and all members of the team, to enable high quality of life outcomes for all the users of our services

You will

  •  Contribute to all assessments and work in accordance with  Person Centred Plans, comprehensive risk assessments and all guidelines in place, to ensure effective service delivery
  • Support the users of our services to develop and maintain independence skills by contributing to the development of, and adherence to skills building and retention goals, activity planners and active support plans in place
  • Contribute to the development and undertaking of opportunities and support for engagement within the home
  • Contribute to the development and provision of opportunities and support for community presence and participation
  • Encourage individuality and choice
  • Ensure the provision of positive behaviour support in all aspects of the service users’ life
  • Take responsibility for your own development and attend training and learning development opportunities as required

What we’d like from you:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • 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
  • Enhanced disclosure cost coverage
  • Comprehensive induction and commitment to ongoing training
  • 28 days annual leave including bank holidays
  • Online benefits and cashback rewards
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • SMART Childcare Vouchers
  • SMART Pension option

For an informal discussion or for an application form, please contact Jamie Warrender on 01843 825544 or email

Division DBS info

Career Pathways

As a Priory Group employee, you’ll be able to chart your long-term career along defined pathways (from Support Worker to CEO), each path providing you a fulfilling work environment and support from a world class organisation to achieve your professional goals. We want to invest in you to achieve the next step in your career, so you can continue to make a difference in people’s lives.


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.

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