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The Shores, 46 Brixey Road, Parkstone, Poole, Dorset, BH12 3EZ

Priory Group Division

Adult Care

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time


£11.80 per hour


30 hours per week

Job Advert Location Description

The Shores is a specialised service for people with learning disabilities and complex needs. Short respite stays can often be accommodated at this service. We like to promote independence and we recognise that privacy is important to everyone we support.

Job Advert Role Description

As a Senior Support Worker, you will be a key member of our team, providing high standards of person-centred support and care to our residents. Through a creative and caring approach, you will build good relationships with both residents 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 are vital; experience however is not essential, providing you have a willingness to learn, and the compassion and patience needed to support.

What we’d like from you:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • 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
  • 28 days annual leave
  • Online benefits and cashback rewards
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • SMART Pension option

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. We are an equal opportunities employer.

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