Alexandra Way Care Home is owned and run by South Gloucestershire Council and provides accommodation and personal care for older people assessed as in need of residential care. Alexandra Way can accommodate up to 43 residents.
In these extraordinary times you really can make a difference to the vulnerable residents living in our care home. You will be a valuable member of the team, ensuring the comfort and safety of those who need our assistance.
You will make a difference by developing and maintaining a supported living environment for elderly residents. This job is very rewarding, you will help them keep their independence whilst providing physical, social and emotional support.
Our core hours are 7am to 10pm but we can be flexible on your start and end times, hours can be worked over 2 or 3 days.
What will you be doing?
- Your main role will be to support and assist the residents in their personal care needs in accordance with their individual support plans and supporting those experiencing a change in their care requirements. This may involve helping them at meal times or administering/ assisting them with taking their medication.
- You will help people to maintain and develop their personal skills and will use your caring and creative personality in delivering a variety of activity programmes to promote independence.
- You will be expected to maintain appropriate records including daily record and support plans. Any changes to these plans, part of your job will be to support the individual to enable them to maintain and develop their personal skills.