b'Residential care jobsCould you helpsomeone enjoy life in a residential care home?Who are you helping? What can you bring? The residents and When someone cant liveAre you good at their families become independently, they move to live inCreating a homely,like extended families. a care home, either permanently ortemporarily. This may be becausewelcoming environment? The girls I work with of old age, a physical or learning disability, mental health problems,Being encouragingare all like sisters to and kind?addiction or another care need.me and are literally Being part of a close team? angels!Being interested in peoples What will you do? stories, and helping themKellypursue their interests? Care Worker, South Gloucestershire.Spotting and anticipating You will help residents go about theirdays, supporting them where theypeoples needs?need help with things like gettingYou can also consider. up and dressed and washed. You will also help them live full lives,Extra care housing supporting them with activities. As part of a multi-skilled team (includingExtra care housing is a specialist development of self-contained homes, where nursing staff), you will also muck inthere is a team of care workers on-site to provide any home care people might with other jobs around the home. need and be available 24/7 in case of an emergency. It is for people who cant manage in their own home, but still want to live independently and somewhere vibrant. Working for an extra care housing team will include working with colleagues who manage activities and housing.11 12'