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Maple House, 32 Julian Road, Folkestone, Kent, CT19 5HW


£12.80 per hour



Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Job Advert Role Description

Maple House is a 6 bedded unit for adults with disabilities, autism and/or challenging behaviour. We are passionate about providing a safe and homely environment, where all individuals are supported to make their own choices about the support they receive. 
As a team, we do everything that we can to improve the health and wellbeing of the individuals we support. We focus on building positive outcomes so people lead lives that are as independent as possible.

Seeking positive and enthusiastic individuals to join a strong and consistent team that provides daily support services to a group of 6 individuals that are based next door to each other. The applicant must be able to demonstrate and maintain own initiative within the requirements as per their job description.

  • Senior Support Worker benefits include:
  • A competitive salary
  • Enhanced disclosure cost coverage
  • Comprehensive induction and commitment to on-going training
  • 28 days annual leave including bank holidays
  • Online benefits and cashback rewards
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • SMART childcare vouchers
  • SMART pension option
  • About Priory Adult Care:
  • Priory Adult Care, part of Priory Group, is one of the UK’s leading independent providers of specialist adult care services.

When you join Priory Group you'll be part of something special. Not only do we pride ourselves on providing the highest standards of person-centred care and comfort to our service users, but we also know that Priory wouldn’t exist without our valued employees’ combined energy, expertise and effort.

As such, we invest heavily in training, provide first-class support, and give everyone on our team the opportunities and resources to achieve their full potential.

Essential to being successful in this role you will need to​ be confident in;

  • Understanding learning disabilities, Autism and challenging behaviour
  • Using a Positive Behaviour Support approach to supporting our residents
  • Being responsible for and leading a team of support workers and key workers
  • Administering medication
  • Meeting with professionals both internally and externally
  • Managing individual’s finances and the homes budget as required for the role in line with policy and procedures.
  • Managing Quality Performance Indicators (QPI) and Key Performance Indicators (KPI) for the service.
  • Audits and meet the actions assigned to you in a timely manner.
  • Support the service in performance management and the disciplinary process as required.
  • Shared learning from all situations and supporting the team to meet compliance and excel in delivering an outstanding level of quality to the resident of our service.
  • It will be essential that you have experience in a similar setting, and are able you lead a team to meet the needs of the individuals, you will also need to be able to use a computer and full clean driving licence preferred.



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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