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Priory SL North Yorkshire - Harrogate

Priory Group Division

Adult Care


£12.60 per hour


Bank hours

Vacancy Type


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Job Advert Role Description

Supported Living North Yorkshire provides support across 2 schemes within the Harrogate Area, we provides assessment and support for adults living with a primary learning disability diagnosis / Autism / Mental Health but may present complex conditions.

Our services 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 north Yorkshire are very proud of their homes as they are directly involved in creating it. Individuals get involved in daily duties such as cooking, doing laundry and cleaning, depending upon their ability.

Many enjoy the social occasions arranged with in the community such as: eating out, going shopping, going to music concerts, football or rugby matches, trips to theme parks, visits to the local Turkish spa baths and much, much more.

Approximately a five minute walk away there are local shops in the town centre and large supermarket. Harrogate has a main college just outside of town and there are smaller learning centres in and around the local area.


As a support worker you must be committed to working in a person centred way that promotes independence and social inclusion.

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.


It is not necessary to have experience of working with people with a learning disability/ autism/ Mental Health although this would be an advantage.

Behaviours that may challenge may be shown within this job role therefore full training will be given.

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.

Full UK driving licence is required for this role due to the individuals needs. 

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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