MENTORS’ ROLE

>Role models to residents
>Support residents with accessing education, training and employment as set out in their pathway plans.
>Support residents to develop life skills in order to bridge any Independent living skills gap they might have.
>Support residents with accessing career advice information
>Supporting residents to register with a Doctor, Dentist and optician
>Support residents with budgeting and food shopping skills
>Supporting residents to help them master food preparation
>Guidance in accessing Social and Recreational activities.
>Encourage residents to understand the importance of completing their daily hygiene duties
>Support residents to maintain a clean and safe living accommodation
>Guidance in accessing the necessary agencies for financial support
>Support residents to arrange and facilitate family contacts
>Support residents to access in-house online vocational courses
>Support resident to understand Sex education including contraception and possibly preparing for parenthood, health and safety within their own home
>Support residents in following their faith and cultural practices
>Provide support with cultural and religious links in the area
>Support residents with Legal issues or sign post them to the right agencies i.e. Citizens Bureau.

Recruitment

To recruit and train quality mentors who are passionate about what they do.

All mentors are recruited through ‘Safer Recruitment Guidelines’ and no one will work with residents until we have up to date and satisfactory checks; at least two satisfactory references and enhanced DBS.

Mentors receive a full induction, necessary training and supervision to allow them to grow and develop.

Please CONTACT US about recruitment