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Support Worker ** £8.90 p/h**




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

Priory Group Division

Adult Care

Vacancy Type

Bank, Permanent - Full Time, Permanent - Part Time


£8.90 per hour


various hours available

Job Advert Role Description

Bannister Farm  is a full time residential care home for 5 adults aged between 21-31 with severe learning disabilities, Autism, communication difficulties, challenging behaviour and other complex needs. Bannister Farm is located in Leyland, near Preston.    


Knowing that you’re making a difference to people’s lives is rewarding in itself, our roles can offer much more than that. As well as helping you grow and develop your talent, we want you to feel proud of where you work and what you do. We are looking for the right people to make the right difference. No experience is necessary, just a willingness to learn and care as a full training package is available.

As a support worker you will be supporting the 5 residents living at Bannister Farm with all aspects of their lives, including personal care, accessing the community, developing independent living skills, supporting with new experiences and reaching goals whilst developing confidence, self esteem and promoting empowerment.

Full time support workers work 40 hours a week over 3 days.

Each day as a Support Worker is different due to the wide range of activities that you can get involved in both within the home such as–cooking, laundry, arts and crafts and the community based activities - which include, bowling, swimming, cinema, disco and much more!

Our ideal support worker will:

  • Have a positive, enthusiastic, can do attitude with a willingness to learn and develop not only yourself but the people living at Bannister Farm
  • Have a fun, caring and patient approach, and be able to work as part of a team to support the residents to achieve their daily plans and goals.
  • Be flexible in your thought – things can change!
  • Be willing to take part and support in activities both within the home and the community. – you don’t have to be able to drive to do this.
  • Have a resilient approach, residents can display behaviours that challenge – full training and support is provided.

What we can offer you:

  • A full training package and ongoing training to help you continually develop, which includes the company’s career pathways.
  • A varied and rewarding role – no two days are the same
  •  Being part of a team that continually is striving for more.
  • Opportunities to be inspiring and to make a difference      

How to apply:

To apply for this position you can simply send your full CV by email to

Once your CV has been reviewed you will be contacted and taken through the interview process by a member of the recruitment team.

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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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