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Bowden Lodge, Prince of Wales road, Sheffield, S9 4ES

Priory Group Division

Adult Care


12.00 per hour


36 hours per week

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Job Advert - Division Information

Priory Adult Care is the UK’s leading independent provider of specialist adult care services. Our aim is to provide the right support in the right home for all the individuals we accommodate.

With community-based residential care settings, as well as a network of supported living services, we support adults over the age of 18 with autism, dementia, learning disabilities, mental health conditions, Prader-Willi Syndrome (PWS) and behaviours that challenge. We also offer a range of residential and nursing care settings for older people with varying levels of need.

Job Advert Location Description

To provide the highest standard of person centred support and care to the people who use our 
service, maintaining dignity and respect, enabling them to lead as independent lives as possible 
and realise their potential whilst ensuring own actions and behaviour comply with corporate policy 
and local procedures, statutory regulations and quality standards.

1. Ensure that the people who use our service have any personal needs or requirements met; 
including personal care, participation in activities and support with daily living tasks. 
2. To support people who use our service in achieving their outcomes in the way that they 
3. Complete daily administration including updating person centred support & care plans, 
updating charts and completing accurate daily notes. 
4. Maintains professional relationships whilst developing a good rapport with the people who use 
our service, their family, colleagues, visitors and other stakeholders. 
5. Through own professional behaviour, including adhering to policies and procedures, 
contributes to the maintenance of safety, security and confidentiality standards. 
6. To undertake key working responsibility for individual service users, supporting the individual 
to plan goals and personal outcomes and ensure that these are comprehensively documented 
and reviewed. 



Job Advert Role Description

7. The role holder should have a flexible and innovative approach to their work and be able to 
facilitate and support service users in decision making, promoting choice and involvement at 
all times. 
8. The role holder should present the service in a positive light and should be proactive in 
making suggestions for how to improve the service

Knowledge & Skills 
NVQ2 in Health & Social Care or related area or equivalent or higher recognised qualification. GCSE 
or NVQ2 in English and Maths. N.B. It is not anticipated that all new recruits to the role will have 
NVQ2 qualification but will commence the attainment process within six months of joining and will 
have a specific time period in which to qualify. 
Experience of working in a related environment is desirable. 
Autonomy & Impact 
The nature of the work involves a combination of directed activities within established procedures 
and situations requiring flexibility, organisational and negotiating skills dealing with the people who 
use our service in one to one situation away from immediate colleague/management support. 
Unusual, complex or difficult situations are addressed and reported, referring to a senior colleague 
as appropriate. 
Intelligent Problem Solving 
The role involves a combination of well-defined duties with ready access to senior staff, as well as 
situations where lone working requires flexibility, resourcefulness and immediate problem solving 
and decision-making. 
Provides advice and guidance to less experienced staff undertaking similar duties. 
Budgets & equipment 
Responsible for the correct handling of petty cash and administration of medication in 
accordance with policy and procedure where applicable and as required. Collective 
responsibility for the care and security of equipment and consumables on site. 
Responsibility for the accuracy, security and confidentiality of service user records

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. We are an equal opportunities employer.

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