Support Worker

Mariposa Care
11 Jan 2019
10 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Papillon Specialist Services are looking to recruit enthusiastic, highly motivated Support Workers to join our team at The Grove/Courtyard, Middlesbrough, to cover days and nights.

This role combines care and friendship to both resident and their families in order for them to retain their dignity individuality

Main Responsibilities

  • To build up good relationships with residents under his/her direct care and to provide them with daily care to help them maintain and improve, where possible, their independence, individuality and mobility.

· To work at all times in ways which demonstrate an active understanding of the principles of the job as described above, and with appropriate guidance from senior staff.

· Answer Nurse call system promptly, giving assistance as required. Answer the door and telephone appropriately. Respond accordingly, and pass on messages promptly.

· To ensure, at all times that information about individuals is treated with respect and confidentiality, when receiving information, sharing it, storing it and retrieving it.

  • To assist residents to carry out their activities of daily living e.g. washing, dressing, eating and bathing.
  • To provide residents with meals, adhering strenuously to Food Hygiene regulations.
  • To provide beverages for residents and their visitors.
  • To help residents choose from the menu.
  • To assist residents with eating where needed as per their care plan.
  • Report comments on food and requests for particular dishes to the Cook/Head Chef.
  • To take care of the residents clothing, ensuring the correct collection, distribution and return of all laundered items.
  • To carry out bed making and changing of linen.
  • To keep the residents rooms tidy, safe and in line with the residents wishes.

· To participate in the programme of activities for residents

  • To assist senior staff with the admission of new residents.
  • To check the duty rota and sign for actual hours worked.
  • To be familiar with the policies and procedures and the Employee Handbook.
  • Ensure all residents’ property is stored in line with the policies and procedures of the home.
  • Report and hand in any lost property.
  • Ensure all property belonging to the home is treated with respect.
  • To report any defects, damage, theft, breakages or hazards.

Pay - £7.83 per hour

Hours – 33.75 – Fixed Term Contract 12 months


  • 20 Days Holiday (plus bank holidays 8 days)
  • Refer a Friend Incentive
  • Free Uniforms

· Pension Scheme.

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