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Support Workers (Male Only)

Reference

PRI29299

Location

Woodhouse Cottage, 5 Woodhouse Lane, East Ardsley, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF3 2JS.

Priory Group Division

Adult Care

Vacancy Type

Bank, Permanent - Full Time, Permanent - Part Time

Salary

£8.30 p/h

Hours

42hrs

Job Advert Role Description

We are currently looking to grow our already established and dedicated team of support workers at our specialist service in East Ardsley. 

Woodhouse Cottage is an all-male service providing assisted support for 6 gentleman. Woodhouse Cottage is staffed by an all-male staff team. The building is a detached 6  bedded cottage with all en suite facilities. The bedrooms are all located upstairs. All service users can come and go freely with open door policies and no key coded lock to the doors. The building comprises of several communal areas to engage with various activities.

  • Do you believe that everyone is entitled to the very best care and support?
  • Do you want to make a lasting difference in people’s lives?
  • Do you want to support people to help them achieve their goals, dreams and aspirations?

We do and we are passionate about providing excellent care and support to individuals with learning disabilities, autism, Prader-Willi Syndrome or mental health conditions. As a support worker, you will have the opportunity to be part of 1000s of stories of inspiring care and support for our residents and service users.

As a support worker you will be supporting our residents with their day to day lives, encouraging them to live as independently as possible. You may get involved in exciting activities outside of the home too – our residents/service users participate in day trips, charity events and much more!

Our ideal support worker will:

  • Have a great sense of humour
  • Be reliable, friendly and caring to help our service users achieve their everyday goals (including personal care)
  • Be able to support in house activities and hobbies
  • Be attentive and inspire our service users to achieve more!
  • Be resilient and help manage some behaviours that challenge

Whilst drivers are able to take service users out and about, you don’t need to be a driver to work here – we employ many non-drivers too!

What we’ll give you:

  • A rewarding job, full of variety and opportunities for career development
  • Brilliant, ongoing training to help you achieve more
  • Support of an experienced and friendly team of colleagues
  • A range of salary sacrifice benefits, cashback rewards, pension options and much more!
  • Access to our Career Pathways, which will help shape your career with us – you can work towards goals and milestones that will take your career in whichever direction you wish

Male Only

This position is open to Male applicants only as the individual will be required to provide personal care needs of the service users. We are an equal opportunities employer and believe that this is a general occupational requirement within the meaning of the Equality Act 2010.

Division DBS info

We want to invest in your future, for more information on Career Pathways within Priory, please click here!

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, and the cost of this will be covered by the Priory Group. We are an equal opportunities employer.

Closing Date

31/08/2019