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Senior Support Worker




Riddrie House, 77 Riddrie Knowes, Riddrie, Glasgow, Scotland, G33 2QF

Priory Group Division

Adult Care

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time




Full-time (37.5hrs)

Job Advert Role Description

Looking for a rewarding new challenge?

Riddrie House is a 32 bedded facility that supports adults with enduring mental health issues in a recovery framework to optimise their independence and skills. The outcome being that over time and with the right support and opportunities they move onto lesser supported accommodation in the community.

The senior support worker would play a pivitol role in the service delivery. You would work alongside Registered Nurses and support workers ensuring that standards are set and maintained. You would be involved in program setting for service users and program design for the service. You would also be involved in peer support and supervision.  

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).


  • 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



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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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