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Cragston Court, Cragston Close, Blakelaw, Newcastle Upon Tyne,NE5 3SR

Priory Group Division

Adult Care

Vacancy Type



£11.30 per hour



Job Advert Location Description

Priory Group is the UK’S leading independent provider of mental health and care services.  We have an outstanding reputation both for the service we deliver and for the investment we make in our people and in our environment.


Cragston Court in Blakelaw, Newcastle upon Tyne is a unit providing tailored rehabilitation and recovery for up to 20 men and women with complex and enduring mental health needs for adults over the age of 18 of mixed gender.


Cragston Court is equipped to deliver nursing and recovery support for people who are experiencing a wide range of severe mental health conditions

Job Advert Role Description

Main Duties:


To provides practical support and responsive care to service users who require support in their rehabilitation and recovery whilst ensuring that such activities comply with procedures and the relevant healthcare legislation.


Observes and monitors the wellbeing of service userss ensuring that any unusual physical, mental or emotional occurrences are promptly referred to senior staff/the primary nurse and documented as appropriate.


Provide specific interventions with service users as delegated by a Registered Nurse, and following training and competency attainment. Such interventions include Observation and Engagement with service users, escorting on appointments, and being involved in de-escalation and management of violence and aggression


Develops, coordinates and manage service users social activities both inside and outside the unit


Contribute to a team approach to service usersial care in conjunction with all members of the multidisciplinary team.


Participate in regular team meetings and attend other meetings as requested. 

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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