Senior Residential Care Officer

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£33,024 - £35,745 pro rata (pay award pending)
Lord Hardy Court Residential Home
Job Type
Full Time

The post holder will:

Manage the coordination and delivery of the Learning Disability Service, manage the services rotas and instigate further developments; ensuring that in-house systems and monthly audits are used by all appropriate staff members to achieve the most efficient and effective use of resources.

Assist in the overall development and management of the service in accordance with the Council’s policies.

Promote, safeguard, and protect the welfare of each resident and ensure that they are the primary focus and promote self-advocacy and/or to advocate on their behalf.

Manage a team of key workers and oversee the implementation of care packages, including the formulation and implementation, monitoring, evaluation, and review of care plans.

Plan for and supervise the delivery of care packages working in co-operation with other professionals and agencies.

Manage, supervise and engage in the day-to-day care practice and activities of the home to include: planning and participating in activities, ensure the health care and training needs of all residents are addressed, promoting safeguarding.

Manage and deploy staff and resources efficiently and effectively, ensuring that agreed minimum staffing levels are maintained and provide formal supervision of all staff including identifying training needs.

Ensure the effective and safe storage, recording, handling and administration of medicines.

Manage, audit, and participate in the completion of relevant records and reports using both written and electronic communication. These will include Care Plans, Risk Assessments, Daily Records, Financial Documents, Complaints Processing, Reports for Reviews and Timesheets. 

For informal discussion, please contact the Manager, Kathryn Greevy and Deputy Manager, Lynsey Sutheren at Lord Hardy Court on 01709 336188.

This post involves working with adults and therefore if successful you will be required to apply for a disclosure of criminal records check at an enhanced level. Further information about the Disclosure Scheme and can be found at

Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.

Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council is committed to encouraging equality, diversity and inclusion among our workforce, and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative of all sections of society and our customers, and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best. As a Disability Confident employer, we will ensure that a fair and proportionate number of disabled applicants that meet the minimum criteria for this position will be offered an interview. For further information, please visit our website.

Until 31st March 2026 employees paid at Band D and above are subject to a temporary pay reduction of 1.15% spread out by means of a monthly deduction from each pay period over the full financial year. In recognition of implementing this temporary measure, those who experience a pay reduction will be awarded three additional days leave (pro rata for part-time).

 Confirmation of this appointment is also subject to a medical assessment.

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This role expires 19/07/2024.
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