How you'll make a difference

Cambrian Green Day Services is a Dementia Day Care facility offering day care to residents of South Gloucestershire, you will make a difference by supporting with person centred activities and making connections with our residents whist having an understanding and awareness of how Dementia can affect individuals.

What will you be doing

  • You will assist and support people to participate in meaningful occupation through activities during the day and also access opportunities from the community.
  • To support/assist service users with their personal care needs in accordance with individual support plans.
  • In the role you will provide activities which help adults who attend achieve realistic outcomes including sustaining lifelong skills and improve on their quality of life, as specified within their Assessed and ongoing support needs. This includes personal care and other daily support needs for individuals who attend.
  • You will be responsible in maintaining appropriate records including daily records and support plans and contribute to the Risk Assessments that identify and meet assessed needs of Service Users.
  • In the role you will demonstrate the ability to learn relevant practices, Dementia approaches and procedures and contribute to the care planning process whilst maintaining and updating records for Service users.

What we need from you

  • It is essential that you to have experience of working with people living with Dementia.
  • You will show sensitivity in your work including good empathy, communication and relationship building skills and be aware of positive person-centred approaches that work well for people who live with Dementia.
  • Ideally, you may hold a vocational care qualification e.g. NVQ2 or equivalent and a willingness to acquire this if not already held.

How a career at South Gloucestershire Council is different

  • We know our team work best when they have balance in their lives and we offer genuine flexibility to help them achieve that work/life balance
  • We value our staff as individuals, investing in their careers and we are recognised for the quality, breadth and depth of our training and development offer, which helps make the greatest long-term difference in work.    
  • We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the safety and welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. Ensuring all our staff are given right skills, knowledge and support to recognise and respond effectively to potential abuse or neglect. 
  • We recognise that our diverse team of skilled and dedicated people make us a great place to work. We welcome applications from everyone and ensure that individuals are selected, promoted and developed on the basis of their merits and abilities.   

Our teams at South Gloucestershire Council are making a real difference to the lives of people who live, work and learn here.    

  • We're building and shaping communities which people are proud of   
  • We're working with the most vulnerable in our community to help them achieve what they want in life.
  • We're investing in our schools to ensure every child and young person in South Gloucestershire achieves their full potential.     

We've achieved a great deal, but we need talented and dedicated people to ensure we continue to make a difference.   

We’re making a difference, be part of it!    

For further information please contact, Beth Tovey, Dementia Day Opportunities Manager (beth.tovey@southglos.gov.uk or 01454 864791)
 

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