Support Worker

Priory Adult Care
£8 per hour
10 Aug 2017
18 Aug 2017
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. Sapphire House is a 7 bedded residential care service which supports the needs of individuals with a diagnosis of autism, communication difficulties and behaviours that can challenge. The home is near the town of Maidstone Kent and is close to all main travel routes for easy access. This is a service that offers an exciting opportunity to join Craegmoor part of the Priory Group which is one of the leading care providers in the united Kingdom. Our team of staff possess the necessary skills and attributes to provide a high standard of service delivery and have the necessary skills and knowledge of working with people with autism. We work closely with local multidisciplinary teams, speech and language therapists, sensory therapists and mental health teams, including psychology support. Everyone living at Sapphire House is assigned a key worker who looks after each individual’s support plan. Key workers encourage and support individuals to attain their personal goals, which could include activities such as volunteering and paid employment. 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 inclusive of bank holidays Online benefits and cashback rewards Cycle to work scheme SMART Childcare Vouchers SMART Pension option 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. This job was originally posted as