Locality Coordinator

Priory Adult Care
Newton Abbot
10 Apr 2017
09 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

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.

Supporting You offers support which is completely dependent on the needs of each individual. We offer a person centred, flexible and responsive services in a variety of settings. We have enthusiastic and well trained staff teams, who work together to ensure that we provide consistency, continuity and quality support, which helps people develop and grow to reach their full potential.

We support all aspects of daily life, this includes personal care, healthy eating, taking medication, maintaining the home, paying bills, budgeting, maintaining tenancies, support with benefits, employment, further education, learning new skills, becoming more confident, participating in community activities and having a good social life. We can provide 24 hour support if needed.

We ensure that the support that we provide focuses on giving people a real choice on what they want to do with their lives, how they want to do it and in a way which promotes participation, presence and inclusion.

Reporting to the Locality Manager, you will have line management responsibilities for a number of Support Workers. You will be working with the Locality Manager to ensure an excellent level of care is provided across the locality.

You will have experience of working within the health and social care sector and hold a recognised level 3 qualification in Health and Social Care. Understanding and passion for the provision of high quality service in this sector. A commitment to training and development of all staff to achieve excellence in order for services to support the best outcomes for the indivdiauls we work with.

Duties to include:
  • Management of staff rota
  • Undertaking quality audits
  • Providing staff supervision and appraisals
  • Providing hands on care to the people we support
  • Support with updating paperwork

You will have the ability to work under pressure, exceptional organisational and time management skills. You will be approachable and friendly whilst able to maintain professional boundaries.

The Locality Coordinator will be instrumental in the growth of the business and you will need to be flexible in your approach to respond to the current needs and priorities of the business.

What we’d like to give you:
  • A competitive salary
  • Enhanced disclosure cost coverage
  • Comprehensive induction and commitment to ongoing training
  • 28 days annual leave inclusive of bank holidays
  • Online benefits and cashback rewards
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Just Drive scheme
  • SMART Childcare Vouchers
  • SMART Pension option

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.