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Support Worker




Marshlands, Dennes Lane, Lydd, Kent, TN29 9PU

Priory Group Division

Adult Care

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time


£8.72 p/h


37.5 per week

Job Advert Role Description

We are currently looking to grow our already established and dedicated team of support workers at Marshlands in Lydd, Kent, part of Priory Adult Care.

Marshlands and The Bungalow our two services on the same grounds that support the needs of individuals with Learning disabilities,communication difficulties, some behaviours that can challenge. the services are situated on expansive grounds and are local to the village of Lydd.

  • 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?

This is a unique opportunity to join a core team that supports the needs of a young man who responds well to positive interaction, loves to go out in the garden, long walks and needs people that can provide a consistent approach to support him to develop him in all areas of his life. There is a core team in place at present which will support any new member of staff that joins the team. The service offers specialist training to support all levels of understanding and needs. 

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

Please call Marshlands on 01797 320 088 if you’d like an informal discussion. We’re also recruiting for Bank Support Workers, so please still get in touch if this may be more suitable for you.

Division DBS info


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 Priory Group. We are an equal opportunities employer.

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