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

Priory Group Division

Adult Care

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time


£11.40 per hour (effective from the 1st of April)


Full Time

Job Advert - Division Information

Due to limits on sponsorship allocations, we are not currently in a position to offer sponsorship to new candidates for these roles, this remains under review.

Job Advert Location Description

Yew Tree Lodge provides 24-hour residential and reablement support for adults with mental health needs.

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.

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 resident, their abilities, interests and needs. We work within a positive environment to encourage confidence, bring structure, inclusion and opportunity in their lives.

You will be need to show demonstrable evidence of supervising staff in the effective co-ordination and provide care, assistance and support to residents in order to enhance their well-being while promoting independent living. The role holder is expected to have some experience of managing difficult and complex situations. The role holder needs to evidence a good understanding of mental health and CQC regulations

The role holder plans, organises, supervises and evaluates the work of residential support staff which will require appropriate 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
  • 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. 

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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