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Team Leader / Senior Support Worker

Reference

PRI29632

Location

Yew Tree Lodge, 17-19 Redlands Road, Reading, RG1 5HX

Priory Group Division

Adult Care

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

£18,505.50 per annum

Hours

Full Time

Job Advert Location Description

Located in Reading, Yew Tree Lodge provides specialist residential support for 16 male and female adults with enduring mental health needs. We place great importance on outcomes and quality of life, looking at what can be achieved for each service user, their abilities, interests and needs. We work within a positive environment to encourage confidence, bring structure, inclusion and opportunity in their lives.

Job Advert Role Description

Are you a caring and creative person who is passionate about making a real difference to someone’s life?

We are currently looking for a Team Leader/Senior Support Worker  to provide 24/7 specialist residential support for individuals with mental health diagnosis at Priory Adult Care’s Yew Tree Lodge in Reading Berkshire.

You will be need to show demonstrable evidence of supervising staff in the effective co-ordination and provide care, assistance and support to service users in order to enhance their well-being while promoting independent living.The role holder is expected to have experience in addressing and evidencing where they have resolved complex day to day issues with staff and service users . The more complex or emotive issues and decisions related to staff supervision, operational incidents or residential care plans will be referred to the role holder’s manager. The role holder needs to evidence a good understanding of mental health.

The role holder plans, organises, supervises and evaluates the work of residential support staff which will require adaptive skills when responding to resourcing issues and some creative thinking when planning and co-ordinating social and/or recreational activities.

If you are looking for a rewarding career, we would like to hear from you.

Team Leader benefits include:

  • A competitive salary
  • Enhanced disclosure cost coverage
  • Comprehensive induction and commitment to on-going training
  • 28 days annual leave including bank holidays
  • Online benefits and cashback rewards
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • SMART pension option

Please call Yew Tree Lodge on 0118 9313 534 if you’d like an informal discussion. 

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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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Closing Date

31/08/2019