Support Worker (Days, Night, Bank)
The Priory Group
York Road, Southport, Merseyside, PR8 2DU
21d ago

Various hours available

Job Advert - Division Information

Priory Adult Care is the UK’s leading independent provider of specialist adult care services. Our aim is to provide the right support in the right home for all the individuals we accommodate.

With community-based residential care settings, as well as a network of supported living services, we support adults over the age of 18 with autism, dementia, learning disabilities, mental health conditions, Prader-

Willi Syndrome (PWS) and behaviours that challenge. We also offer a range of residential and nursing care settings for older people with varying levels of need.

Job Advert Location Description

Situated in Southport-Birkdale, York Road provides specialist residential support for five young adults with varying learning disabilities, communication difficulties and autism.

York Road is a large Victorian house situated on a quiet street, with easy access to public transport. There is a homely and friendly environment at our service which helps the people we care for to feel relaxed and happy in their surroundings.

Our five bedrooms are personalised by those people in our service to make York Road feel very much their home. Outside is a garden where we host plenty of barbeques in the summer months and a large trampoline which is used regularly.

There is also private transport available which is used for day trips and other off site activities

Job Advert Role Description

As a Support Worker you will be a key member of our team, providing high standards of person-centred support and care to our service users.

Through a creative and caring approach, you will build good relationships with both service users and their families, supporting service users in the planning of goals and in living as independently as possible.

Both personal care and participation in activities are key tasks for the role, so energy and initiative is vital.

You will use your understanding of the impact of autism on individuals to support the development of transferable life skills and strategies.

We aim to maximise individual’s personal strengths and autonomy, thereby decreasing reliance on support from others.

What we’d like from you :

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience with people with learning difficulties or autism is essential
  • Effective organisational capability
  • Great team player
  • Flexibility to respond to the changing needs of those who we support
  • Strong can do attitude
  • What we’d like to give you :

  • A competitive salary
  • Enhanced disclosure cost coverage
  • Comprehensive induction and commitment to ongoing training
  • Annual leave in accordance with your contract
  • Online benefits and cashback rewards
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • SMART Childcare Vouchers
  • SMART Pension option
  • 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.

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