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Reference

PRI69585

Location

Hillside Farm, Billington Road, Burnley, BB11 5PE

Priory Group Division

Adult Care

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time, Permanent - Part Time

Salary

£11.50 per hour

Job Advert - Division Information

We are currently looking to build a dedicated team of Senior Support Workers for a new service of ours in Burnley. This is a new purpose-built development which is a 5 bedded residential property (all self-contained accommodation) for complex individuals with autism and/or learning disabilities including behaviours that challenge. This is a chance to be part of a brand new team who will shape the service from the very beginning and make it a flagship service serving the people of Burnley and surrounding Greater Manchester boroughs.

Job Advert Role Description

  • 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 individuals with learning disabilities, autism, Prader-Willi Syndrome or mental health conditions. As a support worker, you will have the opportunity to be part of 1000s of stories of inspiring care and support for our residents.

Our ideal Senior Support Worker will:

 

  • To provide support to the residents with complex needs in their everyday lives
  • Tasks involved with daily living such as maintaining a safe and clean environment.
  • Participate and initiate activities in and outside of the home.
  • Provide support that will enable the service user to live as independently as possible.
  • Use skills, previous experiences and knowledge to respond to challenging situations & behaviours
  • Support staff with coaching, mentoring and personal development
  • Team management – lead the shift, plan activities and staff rotas.

We are looking for a candidate who has experience within a similar role/ environment or someone who has been a support worker and fells ready to take the next step in their career. The successful candidate will have access to our Priory Adult care careers pathways, a number of courses to assist self-development towards leadership and management (NVQs, train the trainer).

 

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

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, and the cost of this will be covered by Priory. We are an equal opportunities employer.

Job Description

Support_Worker_Job_Description_November_2020.docx

Closing Date

30/11/2022