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Senior Support Worker **£9.15 p/h**

Reference

PRI23129

Location

Aire House, 6 Westcliffe Grove, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG2 0PL

Priory Group Division

Adult Care

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time, Permanent - Part Time, Bank

Salary

£9.15 p/h

Hours

Various hours available

Job Advert Role Description

Are you a passionate support worker looking to take the next step in your career? Or are you an experienced senior support worker/team leader looking for an exciting new opportunity?

Priory Adult Care is currently looking for an experienced Senior Support Workers to join our brand new facility in Harrogate. This is a residential home for younger adults suffering from learning disabilities, autism and mental health conditions.

The role of Senior Support Worker will be both varied and rewarding. Reporting to the multi-site manager, your duties will include:

  • Lead the supported living staff team, ensuring the team provide high quality support to all residents.
  • Carry out medication rounds
  • Support service users, with meal preparation, chores and personal care prompting
  • Client money responsibility
  • The writing of and updating of Care plans
  • Planning and attending activities

There will also be involvement around staffing; coaching and mentoring of current staff, inducting and training of new starters and shift planning, with approximately 8 hours office time each week. As a senior support worker it will be your responsibility in supporting the residents to live as independently as possible, guiding them to make good choices in their day to day lives.

The ideal candidate will have at least 1 years’ experience working within a support living role and have obtained NVQ level 2/care Certificate. This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious individual looking to develop further; the Priory group can offer further NVQ qualifications to management level (Level 5), a full mandatory training program, including medication training if required. The role comes with structured careers pathway and opportunity to progress not only at the site but within Priory Adult Care group as well.

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
  • SMART Childcare Vouchers
  • SMART Pension options

Great transport links to Leeds, with the No 36 bus dropping off in Harrogate every ten minutes. This is a full-time post, the site can offer both long days (8-8/9-9) shifts and shorter shifts to fit in with school hours (10-3, 6-10pm). For more information about the role please call Lindsey – 01423 509 285

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

31/12/2018