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Support Worker

Priory Group

Job Description

Craegmoor has services across England, Wales, Scotland & Northern Ireland, all providing innovative, creative support enabling people with mental health problems, autism and learning disabilities to live the lives they want and have the opportunities they deserve.

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Job Advert Location Description

The service is a residential site providing person centred support to people within a diagnosis of Learning Disability, Autism, Physical Disabilities and some Challenging behaviours. The service provides 24 hour support and the level of care offered depends on the individual needs. All individuals are encouraged to be involved in designing their own person centred support plans with the staff team. We encourage and support those at the home to recognise and identify their goals, ambitions and to be as independent as possible.

Job Advert Role Description

We require Support workers who can provide support and encouragement to staff and residents in all areas/activities of daily living. Working shifts during Monday to Sunday 52 weeks a year in a full time post. This includes sleeping nights, nights, working weekends and Bank Holidays. Duties include contributing to the assessment of residents needs and the development of individual care and support plans, in consultation with service users, their families and staff. Conducting risk assessments where required, Prepare incident reports and update daily records and logs as required including adhering to policies and procedures. Maintenance of safety, security and confidentiality. The candidate must have the ability to lead a team confidently.

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
  • Online benefits and cashback rewards
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Just Drive scheme
  • SMART Childcare Vouchers
  • SMART Pension option
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. We are an equal opportunities employer.