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Reference

PRI88367

Location

Priory SL North Yorkshire – Kings Road

Priory Group Division

Adult Care

Salary

£13.10 per hour (Effective from April 1st 2024)

Hours

36

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

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

Priory Supported Living North Yorkshire provides assessment and support for adults living with a primary learning disability/ autism / Mental Health but may present complex conditions.
Our service offers 24/7 specialist supported living care which is designed to provide just the right level of support; we encourage individuals to develop the skills that they need to live as independently as possible. We offer 1:1 and 2;1 staffing where required.

Within the homes we continually promote the development of social skills, independent living and personal responsibility. We find that the people who are supported by Supported Living in North Yorkshire are very proud of their homes as they are directly involved in creating it. Individuals are supported with daily duties such as cooking, doing laundry and cleaning, depending upon their ability.
Many enjoy the social occasions arranged by request of the tenants, such as: college, eating out, going shopping, going to music concerts, football or rugby matches, trips to theme parks and much, much more.

Job Advert Role Description

As an senior support worker you must be committed to working in a person centred way that promotes independence and social inclusion. Whilst on shift you will be leading the staff team through the shift, ensuring handovers are completed efficiently and day to day checks/responsibilities are completed.
There are some admin duties as part of this roll such as evaluating care plans, staff supervisions and competencies.
You will be expected to provide support in a way that reflects the wishes and needs of the people you are supporting, and is consistent with their individual support plans.
You will support people to maintain a home of their own and to lead rich and fulfilled lives as valued and contributing members of their community.
You will be expected to comply with all regulation as defined in policies, in supervisions and in training sessions.
You will also be expected to attend supervisions, team meetings and training and ensure that you provide good communication to your manager and colleagues.
You should have initiative and motivation to work alone, as well as part of an established team.
You must be able to relate to people; be a good listener and communicator.
Personal Care maybe required as part of the job role.

Ideally the right candidate for this role would of had experience of working with people with a learning disability/ autism/ Mental Health. 

However, you must demonstrate an understanding of the issues faced by people with learning disabilities and an enthusiasm for working and supporting them to take control of their lives. 
Successful Applicants for this role will be required to attend person centred training. 

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. We are an equal opportunities employer.

Job Description

Senior_Support_Worker.pdf