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2018-03-01 Care Homes Job Title: Activities Lead - Beauchamp House
Job Setting: Care Home / Nursing Home
Job Role: Activity Coordinator
Date Posted: 30 Jan 2018
Job Location: Taunton , Somerset
Company: Beauchamp Country House Care
Salary: £8.45 per hour
Hours: Part Time
Contact Name: Danny Edwards
We're looking for an Activities Lead who will be
passionate about providing a range of enjoyable activities for our
Part-time 12 hours per week
£8.45 per hour
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.
This role includes covering some weekends, occasional evenings, and some Bank Holidays (plus pay enhancements)
You'll plan a social and activities calendar covering a wide range of activities, and personal interests, including indoor and outdoor events. Some of our residents are living with dementia, and you'll keep up-to-date on the best activities for them to take part in.
You'll also supervise the Activities Assistants and motivate and encourage your colleagues to take part in activities and events.
You will be social and outgoing with excellent communication skills, an empathetic attitude, organised, and able to effectively manage your time. Full training will be provided but previous relevant experience, preferably in a care setting, will be an advantage.
We offer a comprehensive benefits package which includes:
About Care South
As a not-for-profit organisation and registered charity, we employ over 1,500 people across our 20 residential and home care locations and our HEART values of Honesty, Excellence, Approach, Respect and Teamwork are fundamental to the way we work, how colleagues are treated, and the care that we provide every day.