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Support Worker

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Reference

PRI21156

Location

Progress Dixons Farm, Wigan Road, Preston, Lancashire, PR5 6AS

Priory Group Division

Adult Care

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

£8.50 per hour

Hours

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

Dixons Farm is a full time residential care home for adults with severe learning disabilities, Autism, communication difficulties, challenging behaviour and other complex needs. Located with accessible links to motorways and public transport.

Job Advert Role Description

We are looking for the right people to make the right difference. No experience is necessary, just a willingness to learn as a full training package is available.

As a support worker you will be supporting the people living at Dixons Farm with all aspects of their lives, including personal care, accessing the community and developing independent living skills. 

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

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

02/10/2018