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Senior Support worker




Princes Street, Roath, Cardiff, South Wales, CF24 3SL

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time





Job Advert - Division Information

Ready for the recognition and rewards you deserve?

We don’t just talk about putting employees first. We know that Priory wouldn’t exist without their combined energy, expertise and effort.  So we invest heavily in training, provide first-class support, promote collaborative teamwork and give everyone on our team the opportunities and resources to achieve their full potential.

Job Advert Role Description

Princes Street is a specialist residential home for adults with either a primary diagnosis mental health and/or an associated learning disability. The home is ideally located for safe, structured and gradual reintegration into the community along with good transport link to Cardiff city centre

We are currently looking to recruit a highly motivated Senior Healthcare Assistant at Princes Street who has experience of providing practical and/or emotional support to adults with mental health problems, learning disabilities and behaviours that challenge

As a Senior HCA, you’ll be doing the following:

• Supporting the management to run a successful staff team and all day to day operations of the home

• To assist the management team with the supervisions of junior staff

• Inducting new staff into the homes procedure and culture

• Ensuring the highest standards of care in relation to the Service User's physical, behavioural and emotional needs.

• Be the Service Users champion and as part of the wider team strive to ensure that they achieve their aspirations and full potential

• Assist senior staff with the writing and maintaining of placement and risk management plans

• Support Service Users in daily activities including family contact, attending local clubs, 1:1 activities in the community, promoting independence and social behaviour

• You will be assigned key worker resposibilities and play a pivotal role in their day to day life including attending reviews and liaising with external agencies

• Support and encourage educational engagement

Your Benefits

• Priory Perks reward and discount scheme

• Comprehensive induction

• Pension scheme

• We cover the cost of your enhanced disclosure check

• Employee Assistance Programme

• Commitment to your ongoing training and career progression

• Your birthday off paid!!

Must have a level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care (adult) or equivalent and must willing to work towards Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care (adults).

Division DBS info

About us

As one of the UK’s leading providers of behavioural care and specialist support services to adults and young people, Priory Group promise a challenging and fulfilling career with the support of a world class organisation willing to invest in your development. 

Across our network of hospitals, residential care homes, education facilities and supported living services, we are making a real and lasting difference to the lives of the people we support.


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. Priory Group will cover the cost of a DBS check.

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