Senior Support Worker

Mentaur Group
11.50 - 11.50 GBP Hourly
30 Jan 2024
27 Feb 2024
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: Senior Support Worker

Location: Bedford

Salary: 11.50 per hour.

Job Type: Full Time. 40 hours per week.

Mentaur is an award-winning specialist care provider, to adults with learning disabilities, autism, and challenging behaviour. They are always striving to push back the boundaries of possibility in the lives of people they support. Their staff teams are at the very heart of their identity.

Do you want to work for a multi award winning company? Are you looking for the next step in your career? Are you looking for flexibility, or maybe financial stability? Or want a challenging, varied and rewarding career? Whatever you are looking for is right here!

Fact: 85% of the company's Senior Team has been promoted internally

Job Role:

To contribute to the delivery of care in accordance with the Health & Social Care Act 2008 and the policies and procedures of Mentaur Ltd. To contribute to the staff team to ensure that high standards of care practice are maintained.

What's on offer:

  • Competitive overtime rates
  • Paid recommend a friend scheme
  • 6 weeks annual leave
  • Pension Scheme
  • Childcare Voucher Scheme
  • Training to enhance your career

Responsible for:

  • Participating in designing, developing and maintaining a secure, warm and dignified home life.
  • To be in charge of the residential home in the absence of a more senior staff.
  • Contributing to the provision of care & support to service users according to their individual care plans.
  • Contributing to developing and maintaining the individual skills of service users as per their plans to include learning and skills activities.
  • To work on call duties as per rota ensuring on call policy & procedure is adhered to. Human Resources - Job Description Revised October 2006/Job description/SNR I SW/VM
  • Reporting all notifiable incidents occurring in the home to the shift leader, providing written reports as requested.
  • To ensure that up to date records are maintained and to provide written reports as required by Mentaur Ltd.
  • Advising and supporting individual service users in the safekeeping of their money and valuables, recording all financial transactions in accordance with Mentaur Ltd policy and procedural guidelines.
  • Enabling and accompanying service users, where required, to access community facilities, annual holidays and health care appointments.
  • Assisting in the administration of medication to individual service users and authorising of PRN medication.
  • To oversee the maintenance of fire precautions, fire drills and monitoring of equipment.
  • To implement & monitor health & safety regulations.
  • To plan & participate in scheduled team & resident meetings as required.
  • To ensure that all in-house financial transactions are conducted and recorded according to Mentaur Ltd policies and procedures.
  • To ensure that the day-to-day housekeeping and shopping tasks are carried out thereby ensuring the smooth running of the home.
  • To ensure the correct use of business vehicles.
  • To assist with and supervise the management & maintenance of cleanliness, repairs and decor of the home.
  • To ensure the health, welfare and rights of service users are maintained at an appropriate level.
  • Any other duties commensurate to the post.

Equal opportunities

It is the aim of the Mentaur Ltd to ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of sex, race, colour, religion, marital status or disability. To this end Mentaur Ltd has an equal opportunities policy and it is for each employee to contribute to its success.

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Candidates with experience or relevant job titles of: support Worker, Care Worker, Care Assistant, Domiciliary Care Assistant, Senior Care Assistant, Team Leader, Care Work Assistant, Resident Care Assistant, Resident Care Worker, Elderly Care Worker, Elderly Care Assistant, Elderly Support Worker, Elderly Care, Support Assistant, Enabler, Healthcare Assistant will also be considered for this role.