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Althea Park House, 51 Stratford Road, Stroud, GL5 4AJ

Priory Group Division



£12 per hour


37.5 hours

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

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Job Advert Role Description

Support Worker - Eating Disorders - £12ph 


This fantastic opportunity will be based at Althea Park House, our 7-bedded Victorian Town House residential home located in Stroud, which provides a home from home care setting for males and females, aged 17 - 24, with an eating disorder. The site also includes The Anchor, our 3-bedded Semi-Independent Step-Down home.  This provision is part of Priory’s Transitional Living Services for Young People and Young Adults, offering individuals the best possible care in their recovery journey.


We can offer you the support and training you need from beginning your career in healthcare to working your way to your next advancement, we can provide both fully funded study support and training to help you form the career you want. We offer very specific training around the role, including a 4-day Eating Disorders Course.


The shifts are:

Early Shift: 7.30am-3.30pm
Late Shift: 2.30pm-10.30pm
Waking Night shift: 10pm-8am


To be successful, you will need:

  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work flexibility
  • Basic Literacy skills
  • Common sense approach to problem solving.
  • Some appreciation of Mental Health problems
  • Enthusiastic approach to activities and skill building
  • NVQ or equivalent would be an advantage.


What we can offer you


In return for your expertise and hard work, we offer a wide range of benefits:


  • Birthday day off
  • 25 days annual leave (increasing by a further day for every 2 years of service) to a maximum of 30
  • QCF (was NVQ) in Adult Care Work
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Life insurance
  • Opportunities to develop and progress in a wide variety of care settings.
  • Free Fully funded development and career courses and qualifications, tailored around your career aspirations
  • Free car parking
  • Supplemented meals
  • Employee benefits scheme (e.g., discounted shopping vouchers, interest free Apple Products loan scheme, Discounted meals at selected restaurants and Cashback on everyday shopping including retail and supermarkets)
  • Full onsite induction training and orientation programme



Apply now to avoid disappointment  



About us
From education to hospitals, care homes and secure facilities, the Priory Group of Companies offers individually tailored, multidisciplinary treatment programmes for those with complex educational needs or requiring acute, long-term and respite mental healthcare.

The integrated strength of each service provides a seamless transition for the individual as they progress between higher and lower dependency care and across services. This unique approach ensures that every individual has the opportunity to achieve the best possible outcomes and quality of life with the Priory Group.

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.



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About us

As one of the UK’s leading providers of behavioural care and specialist support services to adults and young people, Priory Group promise a challenging and fulfilling career with the support of a world class organisation willing to invest in your development. 

Across our network of hospitals, residential care homes, education facilities and supported living services, we are making a real and lasting difference to the lives of the people we support.


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. We are an equal opportunities employer. Priory Group will cover the cost of a DBS check.

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