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Lighthouse, Stroud, GL5 3AA

Priory Group Division



£13p/h increasing to £13.50 after completion of Level 4



Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Job Advert - Division Information

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Job Advert Role Description

The Lighthouse is a 5 bed specialist residential home for young people aged 13 – 18 with complex mental health and associated risk taking behaviours. The clients and staff therein are part of therapeutic and care services run by the Priory health division.

We are situated walking distance from Stroud town centre allowing access from all major bus and train routes into the town. We offer the following working hours

  • Day Team shift pattern (combination of): Early Shift: 6:30 – 14:30  / Late Shift: 14:00 – 22:00 / Long Day 7.00 – 22.00
  • Night Team - Waking Night: 21.00 – 7.00

Our aim here at The Lighthouse is to ensure that the young people we invest in have the best residential experience in a therapeutic and homely environment. Care here is individually tailored to meet their needs and ensure the best outcome by investing in our young people’s future.    

You will be responsible for the supervision of our young people who display a range of behaviours relating to their mental health following their previous trauma. Participating in activities and engaging our young people around the home and within their daily routine as well as ensuring their educational needs are met.

To apply you need;

  • Positive and pro-active approach
  • Experience in care is desirable but not essential
  • Big heart and passion to make a difference to children and young people
  • Patience, enthusiasm and resilience

We will offer £13ph, increasing to £13.50ph after completion of LEVEL 4 CHILDREN, YOUNG PEOPLE & FAMILIES PRACTIONER IN RESIDENTIAL CHILDCARE (SUPPORT WORKER)

Additional to salary, you can take advantage of a full package of benefits. Some of them include;

  • Ability to complete QCF Children and YP workforce 
  • Cash for colleagues (refer a friend)
  • 25 days annual leave (plus 8 Bank Holiday)
  • Priory perks including money off vouchers
  • Plus many more….

We are looking to interview as soon as possible, so apply today to avoid disappointment.

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