Location
Shieling, 58 Harlow Moor Drive, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG2 0LE
Priory Group Division
Adult Care
Vacancy Type
Permanent - Full Time, Permanent - Part Time
Salary
£9.00
Hours
40 Per Week.
Job Advert Role Description

We are currently looking for caring Support Workers at our site is Harrogate, The Shielings. The Shielings, is a large Victorian property set over four floors. It is situated on a quiet street overlooking the pine woods, which are part of the famous Valley Gardens.

As a Senior 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; experience however is not essential, providing you have a willingness to learn and the compassion and patience needed to support individuals with support needs.

1. Supervises and supports the delivery of person centred support and care, ensuring that the people who use our service have any personal needs or requirements met; including personal care, participation in activities and support with daily living tasks.

2. Supervises support workers in delivery and supports people who use our service in achieving their outcomes in the way that they choose.

3. Support staff in own team to maintain effective professional relationships with the people who use the service, their families, colleagues, outside agencies and other professionals referring any issues to senior staff as appropriate.

4. Acting as a positive role model, provide effective supervision and leading a team as a shift leader, and guidance for own team contributing to their performance and professional development.

5. Inputs into development of local procedures and supervises staff in own team to ensure all actions comply with policy and procedure and are in line with regulatory, statutory and compliance requirements and meet quality standards.

6. To undertake keyworking responsibility for individual service users, supporting the individual to plan goals and personal outcomes and ensure that these are comprehensively documented and reviewed. 

Previous experience as a Support Worker or Care Assistant is essential for this role.

***The Shielings can offer flexible shift patterns, full or part-time hours, long or short shifts. ***

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

About Priory Adult Care:

Priory Adult Care, part of Priory Group, is one of the UK’s leading independent providers of specialist adult care services. At Priory Group, we invest heavily in training, provide first-class support, and give everyone on our team the opportunities and resources to achieve their full potential.

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

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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.

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
Senior_Support_Worker.pdf
Closing Date
31/07/2018