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Ogilvie Court, America Road, Earls Colne, Colchester, Essex, CO6 2LB

Priory Group Division

Adult Care

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time


£8.50 per hour


From 12.5/25 or 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

Ogilvie Court offers 24/7 specialist residential care in a community setting for up to 25 adults who have learning disabilities, Autism, Mental Health issues, Prada Willi Syndrome, behaviors that challenge and associated health issues.  Our aim is to deliver a quality person centered service to empower individuals to lead a more independent and fulfilling life.

We are situated near the village of Earls Colne and have easy access to local shops and amenities. By car, Ogilvie Court is within easy access to the A12, M11 and M25. We are set in four acres of private gardens and woodlands, in a peaceful and rural location.  The service provides 25 bedrooms within 4 different homes; each has communal areas, including lounges, kitchens and separate gardens. Benefitting from our own resource and horticultural centre, we encourage a range of daily activities to enable individuals to develop independence and social skills, and our staff will support the individuals based on a step by step program tailored to each individual service user.

Job Advert Role Description

This is an exciting opportunity to become a Support Worker and an important member of our team, providing high standards of person-centered support and care to the people we support. You will be enthusiastic and motivated and be joining a team full of fantastic people. Experience however is not essential as we provide superb training. We have both full and part time opportunities available.

Staff transport pick up and drop off points available at pre-arranged times at: Marks Tey train station,Coggeshall and Earls Colne for non driver or non car owners.

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 inclusive of bank holidays
  • Online benefits and cashback rewards
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Just Drive scheme
  • SMART Childcare Vouchers
  • SMART Pension option

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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