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Newcombe Lodge, The Ridgeway, Bussage, Stroud, GL6 8AZ

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time


£21,450 to £22,500 per annum



Job Advert Role Description

We are looking for a passionate and enthusiastic Children's Support Worker for our 7 Bed, Transitional Recovery Service for males and females aged between 13 to 18+ years with complex mental health and risk taking behaviours. 


Newcombe Lodge provides a unique package of care and support 24 hours a day and 365 days a year, for some of the most vulnerable Children and Young People age 13 - 18 in our care system. Our aim here at Newcombe Lodge is to ensure that the Children and Young People we invest in have the best residential experience in a homely environment. Care here is individually tailored and we aim to make the experience as positive and beneficial as possible. We work hard to meet individual needs and truly invest in our Children and Young People’s future, just like Davids Story below. 


You will be responsible for the supervision of Children and Young people who display a range of emotional, behavioural, psychological and other mental health problems. There are full and part time roles available.


This role is also referred to as;

  • Healthcare Assistant ( HCA )
  • Recovery Worker
  • Residential Support Worker (RSW)


In return for your expertise and hard work we would like to offer you;


  • Excellent salary of between £18,500 to £22,500 per annum
  • Free on-site parking
  • Supplemented meals on duty
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Birthday Holiday  - Your Birthday as an extra days annual leave
  • Enhanced maternity pay
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Flexible benefits including reduced rates and access to new schemes including gym membership, IT technology (laptops / tablets / smartphones) and private healthcare
  • Access to development opportunities
  • Sponsorship of professional qualifications through our Individual Professional Development (IPD) panel
  • Leadership & management development
  • Long service award
  • Refer a friend bonuses
  • Relocation support (including payment for accommodation or moving costs) up to £3000 (Terms apply)
  • Fully funded DBS
  • Mentorship experience
  • CPD top up
  • Management and Leadership development opportunities

**We pay more than NHS band 1&2 and remain competitive across all our pay bands**

Newcombe Lodge is a large detached house in the village of Bussage, in Gloucestershire. Bussage has easy access to both the M4 and M5 motorways and the town offers good local facilities as well as easy access to the beautiful Stroud Valleys and Cotswolds.


This is a perfect opportunity for someone who has worked in Childrens Residential care before OR someone who thinks they have what it takes!

If you have a passion for working with young people to better their lives, we also want to hear from you.


Please apply above and one of our team will be in touch




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About us

As one of the UK’s leading providers of behavioural care and specialist support services, Priory 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 and supported living services, we are making a real and lasting difference to the lives of the people we support.

Priory maintains that vaccination remains our very best line of defence against COVID-19 and believes that our colleagues working with vulnerable individuals have a professional duty to be vaccinated.  As part of our wider infection control efforts, and to meet our commissioner and customer requirements, we continue to record vaccination status for all colleagues and we therefore request that you disclose this information as part of your application. Your vaccination status will not affect any offer of employment and will be held in line with GDPR requirements.  We thank you for your understanding. 


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 will cover the cost of a DBS check.

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