Activities Coordinator

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2018-02-07 Care Homes Job Title: Activities Coordinator

Job Setting: Care Home / Nursing Home

Job Role: Activity Coordinator

Date Posted: 08 Jan 2018

Job Location: Sudbury , Suffolk

Salary: £7.84 to £8.44 per hour 11,000

Hours: Part Time

Contact Name: Olivia Howsen

Job Reference: REQ0014965


An exciting opportunity has become available for an Activities Co-Ordinator to join the team at Devonshire House

Contracted hours: 25 hours per week to include alternate weekends

Location: High Street, Cavendish, Sudbury, Suffolk, CO10 8AS

Pay Rate: GBP 7.84 or GBP 8.44 per hour with an NVQ Level 2 or Level 2 Diploma in Health & Social Care or Activities

Reporting into the Home Manager, responsibilities will include:

Planning and facilitating stimulating activities, promoting independence and choice to meet customer needs.

Controlling and maintaining the stock of activities equipment, materials and resources within a given budget.

Comply with CQC essential standards and improve the quality of customer's lives.

Required knowledge & experience:

Ideally previous experience of organising activities within a care setting.

Understanding of the types of activities older people enjoy.

Knowledge of health & safety in the workplace.

Required skills:

Creative flair with a range of practical skills e.g. arts & crafts.

Ability to motivate and engage people with good negotiation skills.

Ability to plan a calendar of activities.

Able to create an environment where customers feel able to participate and contribute ideas.

Able to work as part of a team and individually.

Basic PC skills.

About us:

The caring gene is found in people from all walks of life. If you've got it, there's no better place to put it to work than Anchor.

As the largest not-for-profit provider in England, care and housing for older people is our passion. But it's also our business.

And to help our business grow, not only do we look for people who want to make a meaningful difference to the lives of older people. We arm you with the tools and the support to make sure you can.

And as we go from strength to strength, so will you. With opportunities to develop your skills and take your career forwards through our comprehensive training and qualification programme.

Together we'll bring security, independence and happiness to the lives of even more people.

At Anchor, we'll help you do well, so you can help us do good.

Generous benefits including pension scheme, optional 25% discounted private health cover, Life Assurance, discounted retail and child care vouchers and the ability to buy and sell annual leave entitlement.

Recruitment Agencies please note that we do not recognise speculative CVs, should you submit a speculative CV we will assume the candidate as our own.

Please note the application closing date may change if we receive a high volume of applications.

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