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Waking Night 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

Ogilvie Court offers 24/7 specialist residential care in a community setting for up to 25 adults who have learning disabilities, Autism, Mental Health issues, Prada Willi Syndrome, behaviors that challenge and associated health issues.  Our aim is to deliver a quality person centered service to empower individuals to lead a more independent and fulfilling life.

We are situated near the village of Earls Colne and have easy access to local shops and amenities. By car, Ogilvie Court is within easy access to the A12, M11 and M25. We are set in four acres of private gardens and woodlands, in a peaceful and rural location.  The service provides 25 bedrooms within 4 different homes; each has communal areas, including lounges, kitchens and separate gardens. Benefitting from our own resource and horticultural centre, we encourage a range of daily activities to enable individuals to develop independence and social skills, and our staff will support the individuals based on a step by step program tailored to each individual service user.

Job Advert Role Description

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.

Staff transport pick up and drop off points available at pre-arranged times at: Marks Tey train station,Coggeshall and Earls Colne for non driver or non car owners.

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
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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.

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Ogilvie Court, America Road, Earls Colne, Colchester, Essex, CO6 2LB

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