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Support Worker (Days, Nights, bank)




Desart Mews Care Home, 95 Cathedral Road, Armagh Co., Armagh, BT61 8AB

Priory Group Division

Adult Care

Vacancy Type

Bank, Permanent - Full Time, Permanent - Part Time


£8.72 per hour


Various hours available

Job Advert Role Description

Support Worker/Care Assistant

A brand new service that is opening! Come and explore exciting new opportunities and career development at Desart Mews. Offering access to our career pathways where you can progress as a Support Worker. 

Are you a caring and creative person who is passionate about making a real difference to someone’s life?

We at Priory Adult Care are currently looking for motivated Support Worker’s to join our brand new facility situated on the outskirts of the beautiful Orchard County – Armagh.

Desart Mews will be home to 34 service users, made up of 2 apartment blocks each with 11 rooms and 2 bungalows of 6 rooms each. The service will offer specialist residential care to adults of all ages with complex needs, learning disabilities and mental health conditions. Offering a homely environment, Desart Mews aims to ensure its residents all have fulfilling lives, achieve their goals and live as independently as possible.

The role of Support Worker will be both varied and rewarding. Your main duties will be to accompany the residents with social activities, provide practical support with domestic day to day tasks, provide personal care to help residents to get washed and dressed. Reporting to the senior support worker on shift your main responsibility will be to promote the mental and physical wellbeing of service users.

The ideal candidate will be a caring and compassionate individual with a lot to offer. No experience working within the care industry is necessary as full training will be provided but the right attitude is essential. This is a rewarding role with a structured careers pathway and access to recognised training. It provides opportunity to progress not only within the role at Desart Mews but within Priory Adult Care group as well.

What we’d like to give you:

  • A competitive salary
  • Enhanced disclosure cost coverage
  • Comprehensive induction and commitment to ongoing training
  • 28 days annual leave inclusive of bank holidays
  • Online benefits and cashback rewards
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • SMART Childcare Vouchers
  • SMART Pension options

Division DBS info

Career Pathways

As a Priory Group employee, you’ll be able to chart your long-term career along defined pathways (from Support Worker to CEO), each path providing you a fulfilling work environment and support from a world class organisation to achieve your professional goals. We want to invest in you to achieve the next step in your career, so you can continue to make a difference in people’s lives.


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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