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Residential Support Worker

Priory Group

Job Description

Priory Education and Children’s Services is a leading company in the UK offering independent behavioural care for commissioners across the UK. With over 100 high quality schools, colleges and homes we focus on making a real and lasting difference for everyone we support.

Job Advert Location Description

Priory Group has launched a brand new specialist residential service providing care and therapy for 6 young people aged from 7 to 19, who have a range of abilities and needs, which may include Autism. Our therapy and care  support the social, moral and emotional needs of our young people. Our new home is part of Priory’s specialist education service and has been specifically designed to accommodate young people with complex needs within a homely residential environment, situated within a semi-rural picturesque location, close to Darlington and Northallerton. Our home offers a range of nurturing and stimulating experiences in outdoor activities such as equestrian and small animal care, horticultural and agricultural projects.

Job Advert Role Description

As a Support Worker you will contribute to the effective implementation of individual programmes by supporting the teaching and learning, social and independence activities and experiences which enhance the learning and development of young people. You will manage the well-being and behaviour of young people and assist senior members of staff with the compilation of care and learning plans, prepare reports and update daily records and logs are required. We are looking for committed and enthusiastic people to join our friendly team, working with a unique group of young people.

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
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Online benefits and cashback rewards
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Just Drive scheme
  • SMART Childcare Vouchers
  • SMART Pension option
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About us

From education to hospitals, care homes and secure facilities, the Priory Group of Companies offers individually tailored, multidisciplinary treatment programmes for those with complex educational needs or requiring acute, long-term and respite mental healthcare.

The integrated strength of each service provides a seamless transition for the individual as they progress between higher and lower dependency care and across services. This unique approach ensures that every individual has the opportunity to achieve the best possible outcomes and quality of life with the Priory Group.

As 85% of our services are publicly funded and delivered in partnership with commissioners, our teams work with commissioning bodies across the country to provide transparent pricing models and evidence-based care programmes.


Priory Education Services is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All applicants must be willing to undergo safeguarding screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and disclosures with the relevant body at an enhanced level. We are an equal opportunities employer.

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Children's Home, North Yorkshire, DL6 2UB

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