Location
The Cedars, 144 London Road, Gloucester, GL2 0RS
Priory Group Division
Adult Care
Vacancy Type
Bank
Salary
£7.70 per hour
Hours
Various bank hours available
Job Advert - Division Information

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.

Job Advert Location Description

The Cedars supports adults with learning disabilities and mental illnesses. We aim to provide a safe and homely environment, where everyone can make their own choices about the support they receive. We do everything we can to improve the health and wellbeing of the individuals we support. The team at The Cedars is focused on building positive outcomes for everyone.

Job Advert Role Description

The people that we support are encouraged through their Person Centred Plans to achieve their goals and aspirations. This might be attending college to access courses such as cooking, art and daily living skills, or it could be work placements and other day opportunities in line with their goals.

Within the service we continually and consistently promote the development of social skills, independent living and personal responsibility. Individuals learn these skills and responsibilities through tasks such as shopping, cooking, doing laundry and cleaning.

The Cedars is situated within a residential area of Gloucester, with excellent local amenities and the city centre just a few minutes away by foot. Local busses pass nearby every 10 minutes and the train station is also within easy reach

We are currently looking for both full and part time staff and a full driving licence would be preferable. The role involves shift work, sometimes over evenings and weekends.

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
  • Just Drive scheme
  • SMART Childcare Vouchers
  • SMART Pension option
Division DBS info

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.

Job Description
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