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Activities Coordinator (D61KM)

Home Name Kirkley Manor Nursing Home
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  • Salary:

    £9.00 per hour
  • Job Location:

    Lowestoft, Suffolk


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


Activities Coordinator - £9.00 per hour

Hours: 32 hours per week available

Shifts: 9am-4pm - weekdays + weekends

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.


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.

- 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.

Criteria / Person Specification

About you:

  • 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.


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: 19/03/2021


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