Job Details


Activities Coordinator QC8

15/10/2020
Home Name Queen Charlotte Nursing Home
  • Working Hours:

    30
  • Job Type:

    Permanent
  • Salary:

    £9.00 per hour
  • Job Location:

    Weymouth, Dorset

Description

Activities Coordinator – up to £9.00 per hour

Hours: 30 hours per week available

Shifts: varied - weekdays + weekends

 

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.

 

The Role

This is a special role that emphasises on ensuring our residents and their families are supported and engaged in life within 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. 

- Build up and maintain links and relationships with the local community including local schools, charities and organisations. 

- Liaise with the marketing team to organise and promote events relevant to the residents, the home and the company.

- Build relationships with residents, their friends and family members tailoring individual lifestyles.

- Be responsible for organising a meaningful activity programme that will maintain interest and progression over a period of time.  

Criteria / Person Specification

About you:

  • Some experience, either within the care profession, another profession or personally, of involvement in social activities.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Understanding of the different types of activities elderly residents will enjoy.
  • Well-developed time management skills with the ability to work under pressure.
  • Ability to motivate and engage people with good negotiation skills.
  • Natural ability to help make the lives of others more enjoyable.
  • An NVQ level 1 or 2 in Health & Social Care would be advantageous.

Benefits

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


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Job Deadline: 13/11/2020

 

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