Activities Coordinator

Sharston House Knutsford

Pay

up to £9.50 per hour

Hours

30.00

Type

Permanent

Posted

30/04/2021

Closes

28/05/2021

ABOUT THE ROLE

The role of Activities Coordinator is to support and facilitate resident’s social, intellectual and spiritual well-being, through activity, by supporting interests and enabling participation. As well as assist in the organisation and implementation of individual, group and fundraising activities to promote and support each resident’s aspirations.

 

  • 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.
  • 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 an 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.

 

Kingsley Healthcare is a family owned national care home operator rated as one of the top 20 large groups by carehome.co.uk.  We are one of the fastest growing healthcare companies in the sector.

Criteria / Person Specification

  • Experience within a similar role,
  • An ability to show empathy, understanding and experience of the needs of the residents
  • Well-developed time management skills with the ability to work under pressure
  • An ability to make balanced, clear and timely decisions
  • An NVQ level 1 or 2 in Health & Social Care would be advantageous
  • Knowledge of food hygiene preparation or a willingness to learn.
  • You will be required to have had or be willing to have the COVID19 vaccination for this position.

Benefits

  • 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)
  • Uniform provided
  • Refer a friend scheme
  • Costs for an enhanced DBS
  • Rewards for years of service

Location

Cost of Enhanced CBS

Paid Breaks

Recognition Scheme

Induction & Paid Training Programme

Enhanced rates for Bank Holiday

Pension Scheme