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Reference

PRI19727

Location

Combs Court, Edgecombe Road, Stowmarket, Suffolk, IP14 2DN

Priory Group Division

Adult Care

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

£9.00

Hours

37.5

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

Combs Court comprises of three separate homes, a shared flat, and four individual bungalows which provide assessment and support for adults living with a primary learning disability diagnosis but may present complex conditions and mild to moderate challenging behaviours. There is ground floor accommodation and adapted equipment as required by individual needs.

Job Advert Role Description

Combs Court offers 24/7 specialist residential care in a community setting for up to 29 adults who have learning disabilities, Autism, Mental Health issues, 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 town Stowmarket. 

We are looking for a To assist the Manager, Deputy Manager of the Service, working as part of a multidisciplinary team. To provide a professional, high quality service that enables service users to achieve their aspirations and goals through empowerment and putting the service user at the centre of all we do, ensuring safety at all times. Ensure own actions and behaviour and through the effective supervision of Support Workers, the service complies with corporate policy and local procedures, statutory regulations and quality standards.

 

Responsibilities:

•           Organises, co-ordinates and monitors the delivery of the Service’s care programme ensuring individual care plans are conducted and completed in accordance with the company’s policies and to agreed quality standards.

•           Supervises the preparation, planning and delivery of group and one-to-one social, and recreational activities; observing, recording and reporting responses while managing the routine incidents in accordance with the company’s policies and procedures.

•           Supervises the reception, orientation and induction of new service users ensuring they are comfortable and familiar with the environment and to impart essential information to their families and or carers.

•           Supervises the effective, timely and accurate updating of service users’ records, case files and computerised information systems while responding to the more complex enquiries in accordance with policies and procedures.

•           Observes and monitors the well-being of service users ensuring that any unusual physical, mental or emotional occurrences are promptly referred to more senior staff and documented as appropriate.

•           To undertake key working responsibility for individual service users, supporting the individual to plan goals and personal outcomes and ensure that these are comprehensively documented and reviewed.

•           Maintain an awareness and keep updated with the latest initiatives, sharing new ideas with the management and colleagues in order to improve the lives of the service users.

•           Liaise with external professionals as required

•           Represent the Service at meetings both internally and externally as required

•           Participate in the out of hours on call rota and respond as required

•           Create and maintain a stimulating, warm, friendly and safe environment for the service user to live in

•           To ensure the general cleanliness and tidiness of the service user’s home; to include household tasks and laundry as required.

•           Supervises support workers in delivery and supports people who use our service in achieving their outcomes in the way that they choose.

•           Support staff in own team to maintain effective professional relationships with the people who use the service, their families, colleagues, outside agencies and other professionals referring any issues to senior staff as appropriate.

•           Acting as a positive role model, provide effective supervision and guidance for own team contributing to their performance and professional development.

•           Inputs into development of local procedures and supervises staff in own team to ensure all actions comply with policy and procedure and are in line with regulatory, statutory and compliance requirements and meet quality standards. 

Division DBS info

Career Pathways

As a Priory Group employee, you’ll be able to chart your long-term career along defined pathways (from Support Worker to CEO), each path providing you a fulfilling work environment and support from a world class organisation to achieve your professional goals. We want to invest in you to achieve the next step in your career, so you can continue to make a difference in people’s lives.

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

Team_Leader_JD.pdf

Closing Date

23/07/2018