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Activities Co-ordinator Q2C

Home Name Queen Charlotte Nursing Home
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  • Salary:

    £9.00 per hour
  • Job Location:

    Weymouth, Dorset


The Queen Charlotte Nursing Home, Weymouth, Dorset (DT3)

Activities Co-ordinator–  £9.00 per hour

Hours: 30 hours per week available

Shifts: varied shifts - weekdays + weekends


The Role

This is a special role that emphasises on ensuring our residents and their families are supported and engaged in life within The Queen Charlotte Nursing Home in Weymouth, Dorset. Through spending quality time with the residents and their families, you will create a rich and varied activities programme for all to enjoy.  The emphasis is on empowering each resident individually, assisting them with their ability to participate and enabling them to achieve their goals.

You will:-

  • Ensure residents have the opportunity to participate in activities within the home as well as assist in the care of the resident’s physical environment and in the general day-to-day activities of the care home.
  • Compile social care plans for residents (understanding of their interests and aspirations)
  • Improve the wellbeing and overall health of the people living in the home and ensure that services are consistently provided to a high-quality standard.
  • Be responsible for organising a meaningful activities programme that will maintain interest and progression over a period of time. 
  • Be responsible for purchasing any items required for the activities programme and will document all activities which take place in the resident’s personal files.
  • As well as organising outings, you will also organise any day of celebration and keep records of resident’s birthdays.

Criteria / Person Specification

About you:

  • Experience within a similar role,
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Well-developed time management skills with the ability to work under pressure
  • Flair for prioritising a busy workload
  • Natural ability to help make the lives of others more enjoyable
  • An NVQ level 1 or 2 in Health & Social Care would be advantageous


What we offer:

- Pension scheme

- Comprehensive induction and paid training programme with career prospects

- Enhanced rates for bank holidays

- Recognition schemes (Employee of the Month and Kingsley Care Awards)

- Paid breaks

- Uniform provided

- Refer a friend scheme

- Costs for an enhanced DBS

- Rewards for years of service

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Job Deadline: 14/08/2020


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