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Team Leader




Bowden Lodge, Prince of Wales road, Sheffield, S9 4ES

Priory Group Division

Adult Care

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time


£8.80 p/h


36hrs p/w

Job Advert Role Description

Bowden House is an 11 bedded service providing 24 hour support to individuals aged 18 and over with mental health needs/dual diagnosis. The service aims to support people within a pathway to independence, building on their skills and knowledge to seek a less supported environment. Many of these individuals may require additional support in terms of their relational and environmental security in moving back into the local community.

All staff undergo basic training as well as specialist mental health training which combines standard cognitive behaviour techniques for emotion regulation and reality-testing with concepts of distress tolerance, acceptance and mindful awareness.

  1. Organises, co-ordinates and monitors the delivery of the unit’s care programme ensuring individual care plans are conducted and completed in accordance with the company’s policies and to agreed quality standards.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. To undertake keyworking responsibility for individual service users, supporting the individual to plan goals and personal outcomes and ensure that these are comprehensively documented and reviewed.

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, and the cost of this will be covered by Priory Group. We are an equal opportunities employer.

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