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Job Summary

Employment Term:
Part Time, Permanent
Working Pattern:
Part Time
Advert Start Date:
07/10/2019
Advert End Date:
27/10/2019 23:59
Salary:
£18,795-£19,171 (pro rata)
Hours per week:
28hours
Job Category:
Adult Care/Day Services
Vacancy ID:
105704
Employment Location:
Alexandra Way, Thornbury
Post Number:
SA32104/940

Job details 

Closing date:
27 Oct


Further information

Summary of Post


You will assist to develop and maintain a supportive living environment to meets the needs of individual service users whilst maximising their independence and to provide physical, social and emotional care support.

The position includes working a variety of early and late shifts and alternate weekends based at Alexandra Way Care Home in Thornbury.

interviews scheduled 06/11/2019.

Main Duties

• Support/assist service users with their personal care needs in accordance with individual support plans
• Undertake a key worker role with allocated service users
• Contribute to Risk Assessments, Mental Capacity Assessments and Best Interest Decisions that identify and meet the assessed needs of Service Users
• Maintain appropriate records including daily records and support plans
• Support service users with medication, and assist with administering medication when required, in line with set guidelines
• Support individuals experiencing a change in their care requirements and provision, and enable them to maintain and develop their personal skills
• Plan and deliver a variety of activity programmes to promote independence and maintain life skills
• Participate in and promote the Quality Assurance monitoring system.
• Overall, work in accordance with current legislation – this includes the Care Act 2014, Health and Social Care Act 2008 Regulations 2014

Selection Criteria

To enable us to shortlist in a fair and unbiased way it is absolutely vital that you provide us with sufficient information to demonstrate how you meet or exceed the criteria outlined in the vacancy description. Please include this information in the knowledge, skills and experience section of the application form.


Essential

(To enable us to shortlist in a fair and unbiased way it is absolutely vital that you provide us with sufficient information to demonstrate how you meet or exceed the criteria outlined in the vacancy description. Please include this information in the knowledge, skills and experience section of the application form).

You must have knowledge of Health and Safety legislation.

You should be able to communicate effectively in a variety of media.

You must be willing to work weekends and bank holidays.

You should be flexible and adaptable to respond to unpredictable or unexpected situations.

If you do not already possess NVQ/QCF Level 2 in Care you must be willing to undertake the necessary training to achieve it.

Desirable

Experience of general care work or working with the elderly would be advantageous.

It would be ideal to have some knowledge of Care Plans, Case Reviews, Community Care Legislation and report writing.


Additional Information

For an informal discussion once you have read the Job Summary, please contact Lynne Smith, Registered Manager on 01454 866172.

This post is based at Alexandra Way Care Home in Thornbury.

This post is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Check (DBS) and is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act. All offences will be considered.



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South Gloucestershire is committed to safeguarding and promoting the safety and welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.

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