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2017-12-24 Nurseries Job Title: Activities Lead - Wickmeads
Job Role: Activity Coordinator
Date Posted: 24 Nov 2017
Job Location: Bournemouth , Dorset
Salary: £8.45 per hour
Hours: Full Time
Contact Name: Danny Edwards
We're looking for a dedicated and caring Activities Lead to join our team at Wickmeads in Tuckton
You'll provide a range of imaginative and enjoyable social and
therapeutic activities to our elderly residents, some of whom are
living with dementia. You'll manage an ongoing calendar of social
events and activities for residents covering their personal interests,
including both indoor and outdoor events.
This will include negotiating with suppliers, ordering materials, buying tickets, booking transport, arranging outings, including the wider care team, including the friends and family of residents if appropriate, and researching exciting new activities. You'll also supervise the Activities Assistant.
Wickmeads is 50-bed state of the art bespoke home that has been designed according to the latest research into dementia and nursing care.
About Care South
As a not-for-profit charity our focus isn't on targets or sales - it's on supporting people who need help to get the best out of life by offering high quality, compassionate care. We know that it's the care that counts - not only of our care home residents and home care customers but also of our employees. We employ over 1,500 people across our 20 residential and home care locations across the south of England and our HEART values of Honesty, Excellence, Approach, Respect and Teamwork are fundamental to how we treat each other, the way we work, and the care that we provide every day.
You'll be social and outgoing with excellent communication skills, a strong sense of empathy, well organised, and able to effectively manage your time. Full training will be provided but previous experience in a similar role will be an advantage.
Please note this role includes covering some weekends and evenings and Bank Holidays.
We offer a comprehensive benefits package which includes: