Support Worker

Posted 15 September by Priory Group

With a choice of two great locations within the Teignbridge area we offer full/part-time and bank contracts in two fantastic person centred homes providing care over a 24 hour period.

Riverview, Teignmouth, is a residential service that provides personalised, high quality, safe support for 9 adults with complex needs including Autism, behaviours that challenge, acquired brain injury and learning diabilities.

Eastleigh House, Teignmouth, supports people with learning disabilities and autism with dedicated, trained and specialist staff.  We do everything we can to improve the health and wellbeing of the individuals we support and as a team we are focused on building positive outcomes for everyone.  

As a Support Worker you will be a key member of our team, providing high standards of person-centred support and care to our service users. Through a creative and caring approach, you will build good relationships with both service users 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 is 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 including bank holidays - pro rata for part time
  • 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.

Reference: 33323567

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