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Support Worker - Halstead **£9.75p/h plus £1000 Welcome To The Priory Group Bonus**




Ogilvie Court, America Road, Earls Colne, Colchester, Essex, CO6 2LB

Priory Group Division

Adult Care

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time


£9.75 per hour


From 12.5/25 or 37.5 per week

Job Advert - Division Information

**Due to the remote location of Ogilvie Court it is essential our support workers can drive or be dropped off/picked up**

Job Advert Location Description

Ogilvie Court is a 25-bedroom specialist residential care setting, comprising of four Individual Houses personalised to the individual resident’s needs, wishes and choices. Ogilvie Court is set within four acres of private gardens and woodlands situated in a peaceful, rural location near to the village of Earls Colne, Colchester. We provide opportunities for individuals to access the wider community facilities including access to education opportunities, the gym, clubs, bowling and social engagement to support individuals to lead in living fulfilled lives. There are great facilities on site for the people we support  including access to a nature trail, a large activity resource centre , sensory rooms and quiet areas including seasonal activities and participation in the upkeep of our horticultural centre and vegetable plots.

Job Advert Role Description

We are currently looking to grow our already established and dedicated team of support workers at Ogilvie Court in Colchester, Essex, part of Priory Adult Care.

At Ogilvie Court, we provide 24/7 continuous support to Adults of all ages living with autism, learning disabilities, Prader-Willi Syndrome (PWS) and behaviours of concern in a homely environment. Staff are trained to provide support tailored to individuals’ needs and wishes which are wide-ranging within the service.  Some of the people we support wish for our help with administering medication, providing personal care, cooking, cleaning and communication. For others their wishes may be to access medical services, financial support and access to the community or to paid employment.

  • 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 our residents.

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 participate in day trips, charity events and much more!

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
  • £1000 Welcome Bonus (T&Cs will apply)

Please call Ogilvie Court on 01787 222 355 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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