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The Lodge, 18 Huntspill Road, Highbridge, Somerset, TA9 3DQ

Priory Group Division

Adult Care


£12.60 per hour


Full and part time hours available

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time, Permanent - Part Time

Job Advert - Division Information

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Job Advert Role Description

We are currently looking to grow our already established, caring and superb staff team at The Lodge in Highbridge.

  • Do you believe that everyone is entitled to the very best care and support, regardless of their disability or diagnosis?
  • Do you want to make a lasting difference in people’s lives?
  • Do you want to support people to help them achieve their goals, dreams and aspirations?

The Lodge is a residential Service, providing person centred care and support to the individuals living at the Lodge. We are registered to support 12 Adults. Some of the individuals living at The Lodge have been here for up to 20 years and would be happy to show you around their wonderful home.

We are passionate about providing outstanding care and support for adults with complex mental health needs, including Autism, learning disabilities and behaviours that challenge.

We pride ourselves on our proactive support to enable our individuals to lead happy lives in the most independent way for them. We believe that, through working with people with respect and dignity, putting them at the centre of their care and focusing on their quality of life, we can make a real and lasting difference in people’s lives, increasing confidence, health and happiness and helping people achieve their goals in life.

Could you be the person to support our individuals with activities such as;

  • Swimming
  • Meals out
  • Personal Shopping
  • Family Visits, including family days out
  • Bowling
  • Cinema
  • Walking
  • Day trips
  • Holidays in the UK and abroad
  • Theatre trips
  • Concerts
  • Daily living skills (including personal Care)
  • Access to College courses.

Are you someone who is caring, committed and passionate?

Are you interested in working in a professional, challenging and dynamic environment, where teamwork and good communication is essential?

If you are, then come and join our team.

Quotes from Family, Staff and Residents:

“I always feel like a valued member of the team and supported from management and colleagues, which I believe then correlates towards the outstanding support/care to the individuals we support, enabling them to live the lives they choose”.

“At The Lodge, we have a truly amazing team with a commitment to caring and delivering outstanding support to the individuals in our care. This is shown in our most recent CQC inspection, where we achieved an outstanding in caring”.

“It is a pleasure to work alongside a caring, supportive, diverse team that shows a deep passion towards supporting service users and one another to achieve their goals and to feel valued for the individuals that they are”

“The Lodge – a place where dreams are encouraged, support flows endlessly and inclusion is at the centre of what we do.  It has been a real joy to see services users and staff progress and grow over the many years I have worked here”.

“We genuinely strive for the best for our residents and work hard to support not just our residents but each other. The home is a warm, welcoming place that gives you a real sense of belonging”.

What we’ll give you

  • A rewarding job, full of variety and opportunities for career development
  • Brilliant, ongoing training to help you achieve more
  • Support of an experienced and friendly team of colleagues
  • Online benefits, cashback rewards, pension options and much more!

Please call The Lodge on 01278 786618 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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