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Support Worker **£9.07 per hour ** – outreach support YORK (Female Only)

Reference

PRI38987

Location

Aire House, 6 Westcliffe Grove, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG2 0PL

Priory Group Division

Adult Care

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

£9.07 per hour

Hours

20- 40 per week

Job Advert Role Description

Due to a genuine occupational health requirement we are looking to hire female Support Workers for this role.

The priory group are now looking to recruit dedicated support workers to work on a outreach basis in the York area to support a lady to move into her own tenancy. The Priory Group provides assessment and support for adults living with mental health diagnosis, and complex needs. Our  outreach services offer 24/7 specialist support in the community with in the service users own home. This model of care is designed to provide just the right level of support; we encourage individuals to develop the skills that they need to live as independently as possible.

  • As a support worker with in this home you will be required to administer medication, support the individual to access community involvement and professional appointments, support to maintain the tenancy, be proactive around meaningful activity, provide emotional support and also have an understanding around Mental Health however full person centred training around this individual will be provided.

  • The ideal candidate would also be required to have a love for animals as this is important to the individual you will be supporting (pets will be within the home).

  • We would be looking for the candidate to have similar interests of being creative through crafts, choir (singing) and also enjoy the outdoors and nature as support around these activities will be required.

  • As a support worker you must be committed to working in a person centred way that promotes independence.

    You will be required to be flexible within your working pattern due to the 24 hour support, these may consist of 6-12 hour shift patterns depending on activities and sleep in shifts will be required for the first 12 weeks.

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

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. We are an equal opportunities employer.

Job Description

Support_Worker.pdf

Closing Date

31/07/2020