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Reference

PRI20724

Location

Carlton House, 24 Wakefield Road, Rothwell Haigh, Leeds, LS26 0SF

Priory Group Division

Adult Care

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

£8.25 per hour

Hours

42 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

Carlton House & Cottage provides specialist support for adult males who have a wide range of support needs, which include people with Autism, Aspergers, Learning Disability, associated mental health difficulties.

Carlton House & Cottage is situated on a main bus route between Leeds and Wakefield and for people who drive there is ample secure parking on site.  The house and cottage has 16 rooms across the service all with ensuite wet rooms, specifically designed to meet the needs of our residents.  The service has a large expanse of garden which is well utilised by the residents at all times.

We are equipped through our specially trained workforce to support individuals who may express behaviours that could be considered challenging, and also support individuals with forensic backgrounds. Working closely with our own Positive Behaviour Support team you will be supported to develop new skills and ways of working to better understand each residents support needs.

Job Advert Role Description

As a Support Worker you will be a key member of our team, providing high standards of person-centred support and care to our service users.  Supporting  people within a diagnosis of Learning Disability, Autism, Physical Disabilities and some residents with Challenging behaviours.

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, developing new skills 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 

Priory has an extensive training programme for all staff supporting professional development at all levels.  Diploma qualifications and accredited learning are part of exciting package of support for all staff.

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 
  • Previous experience is desirable

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

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.

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.

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

30/09/2018