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Senior Support Worker




Abbey House, 3 North Promenade, Whitby, YO21 3JX

Priory Group Division

Adult Care

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time, Permanent - Part Time


£8.65 p/h


Various Hours Available

Job Advert Role Description


Are you a passionate support worker or care assistant looking to take the next step in your career? Or are you an experienced Senior Support Worker looking for a new challenge?

The priory group is currently looking for Senior Support Worker to join our Whitby scheme, multi-site residential and supported living in and around the Whitby area. The Whitby Scheme consists of 4 homes for up to 35 adults with a diagnosis of Mental Health and/or Learning Disabilities. The Whitby Scheme also supports people that live in their own accommodation.

Each site has a deputy who reports directly to the multi-site manager who covers all homes in the Whitby Scheme. Currently, sites are based around Whitby, however expansion plans see the Whitby scheme extending over to Scarborough and other surrounding areas. There is great opportunity within this scheme for development and progression.

To support the Registered Manager in maintaining policy & procedures in line with our regulatory bodies. The successful candidate will provide the highest standard of person centred support and care to the people who use our service, maintaining dignity and respect, enabling them to lead as independent lives as possible and realise their potential.

They will ensure that through their own actions and behaviour and the effective supervision of Support Workers, the service complies with corporate policy and local procedures, statutory regulations and quality standards. As Senior Support Worker you will take pride in providing the highest standards of care to all residents, ensuring the people who use our services can be supported to live as independently as possible and achieve their goals.

The Priory Group offers structured career pathways, with many opportunities within the group and expanding supported living units. There will also be opportunity to carry out management NVQ’s.

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

For more information on the role- please call Michelle 01947 602727.


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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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