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Senior Support Worker

Reference

PRI22696

Location

Bannister Farm, 220 Longmeanygate, Midge Hall, Leyland, Lancashire, PR26 7TB

Priory Group Division

Adult Care

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

£9.40 per hour

Hours

40 per week

Job Advert Role Description

Looking for a rewarding new challenge?

We at Priory group are seeking to recruit Senior Support Workers based at our site Bannister Farm, just outside of Leyland.  Bannister Farm provides residential care and support for people with learning disabilities, autism and behaviours that are challenging. The service users live busy lives filled with activity. Due to the complex needs of those we support, many individuals require 1:1 or 2:1 support day to day.

The Senior Support Worker position is a busy role that provides a high standard of care and support to service users with learning disabilities, autism, mental ill-health and behaviours that may challenge.

It is a challenging yet very rewarding role, and no shift will be the same.

The Job

  • To provide support to the residents with complex needs in their everyday lives
  • Tasks involved with daily living such as maintaining a safe and clean environment.
  • Participate and initiate activities in and outside of the home.
  • Provide support that will enable the service user to live as independently as possible.
  • Use skills, previous experiences and knowledge to respond to challenging situations & behaviours
  • Support staff with coaching, mentoring and personal development
  • Team management – lead the shift, plan activities and staff rotas.

We are looking for a candidate who has experience within a similar role/ environment or someone who has been a support worker and fells ready to take the next step in their career. The successful candidate will have access to our Priory Adult care careers pathways, a number of courses to assist self-development towards leadership and management (NVQs, train the trainer).

Benefits

  • 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
  • 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.

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

01/11/2018