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Lynbrook, 106 Todd Lane, North, Lostock Hall, Preston PR5 5UQ

Priory Group Division

Adult Care

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time




Full time

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

Lynbrook is based in Preston and provides 24/7 specialsit residential support for 3 male adults with Autism and learning disabilities who may also present complex/challenging behaviour, at Lynbrook we use a person centred approach to enable all the individuals we support to make their own choices about the support they receive, we improve their well-being and are focused on achieving positive outcomes for evryone in a safe and supportive environment. all the people at Long Lan can benefit from a wide range of activities within the service and in the local community, the people that we support are encouraged through their person-centred plans to achieve their goals and aspirations,this includes attending college to access various courses, swimming, space sessions, trampolining buying their own food toiletries and clothes, we has a company promote "Your Voice" meetings which encourages individuals to share their views based on their preferred communication these are held monthly.

the home is a semi detached dorma bungalow which has enclosed gardens 

Job Advert Role Description

 To support the Service Manager by being responsible for key areas of service provision and in their absence, being responsible for the overall service, including providing, managing and coordinating of support for service users.

In conjunction with the Service Manager, ensuring the day to day supervision and management of the service, including rota planning, recruitment, induction and retention of suitable staff.

Manage systems and processes which affect service compliance in a timely manner, including staff rotas, care hours, incident reporting, purchasing, e-compliance, Foundations for Growth.

Ensure that weekly/monthly returns are completed in the absence of the Service Manager.

Proven experience of being responsible for key areas of service provision and in the manager’s absence being responsible for the overall service, including providing, managing and co-ordinating

of support for service users. A good understanding of budgets is desirable.Organises and prioritises work around the operational needs of the home. Lead by example and engender an open and honest culture which accepts responsibility, focuses on lessons learned and reports openly and with confidence.

Contribute to the formal supervision and appraisal of the staff team in line with organisational and statutory requirements.

Participate in the on call rota as agreed with the Service Manager. Delegate tasks and empower staff as appropriate so that responsibility for the quality of the service provided is embedded within the team.

Lead misconduct investigations and grievances effectively, with the support of the Human Resources team, thoroughly and with integrity.

Manage staff through performance improvement and attendance management in line with company policies and procedures, with the support of the Human Resources team.

Monitor medication in line with company policy and procedure, ensuring regular audits are undertaken, stock is ordered and returned as appropriate and staff are trained and assessed in the safe administration of medication.

In conjunction with the Service Manager, monitor expenditure within the service to ensure budgetsare not exceeded.

Facilitate regular staff meetings, key worker meetings and senior team meetings and ensure minutes are taken, distributed and stored as appropriate. Maintains positive contact with commissioners and referrers to develop confidence in service provision.

You may be required to undertake other duties appropriate to your post and/or hours of work, as may reasonable be required of you at any other sites or premises, locations in the community and

in the homes of the people we support as the company may reasonably require on an occasional or frequent basis to meet the needs of service provision as required by Priory Adult Care.

  • This job role requires flexibility around the hours worked to enable the home to run effectively and safely.

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. We are an equal opportunities employer.

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