Well-being and Activities Assistant

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2018-03-08 Care Homes Job Title: Well-being and Activities Assistant

Job Setting: Care Home / Nursing Home

Job Role: Activity Coordinator

Date Posted: 06 Feb 2018

Job Location: Derby , Derbyshire

Salary: £7.00 to £8.00 per hour

Hours: Part Time

Contact Name: Robert Prince

Job Reference: 1678~


Do you want to join a company that cares?  When joining Avery you can expect:

* highly competitive rates of pay * exclusive employee discounts incl. retail and leisure savings * excellent career development incl. formal training * accredited advanced senior carers programme * free parking * well-supported environment *

At Avery Healthcare, our focus is on the provision of award-winning care. Our innovative service promotes the maintenance of an individual’s independence and the confidence to enjoy life to the full.  This not only involves encouraging residents to continue to enjoy taking part in familiar and meaningful daily activities but also provides the opportunities to engage in new experiences and inspire individuals to remain as valued contributors to society through continued involvement within the local community.

Are you passionate about supporting peoples’ independence, health and well-being?

Do you have a natural ability to inspire and motivate individuals to achieve their potential and enjoy a happy and fulfilled life?

We have an exciting new opportunity at Derby Heights Care Home located in Derby. As the Well-being and Activities Assistant, your role would involve supporting the provision of a high-quality programme of activities and events, which includes the use of a range of well-being initiatives aimed at encouraging residents to maintain and develop their optimal potential for independent living and enjoy a happy and fulfilling life. 

A driver would be desirable.

The key responsibilities of Well-being and Activities Assistant include:

  • Identify the needs of residents through reading and contributing to individual life stories and care plans.
  • Document participation, experience, and document activity information in residents’ care plans.
  • Support activities, events, and outings, encouraging relatives and visitors to be involved.
  • Contribute to a balance of large group, small group and individual activities.
  • Assist with in-house amenities and the provision of services from organisations in the home.
  • Assist with building links with the local community (e.g. schools, spiritual groups, museums/libraries).
  • To be involved in supporting marketing & fundraising initiatives.

Avery Healthcare is an award-winning national care home provider, committed to delivering the highest standards of person-centred care.We are always seeking high-quality people to join our enthusiastic and dedicated teams across the UK.The design of our homes and our carefully selected staff, when combined with our diligent approach to care, enables us to provide our residents with an enriching life and the opportunity to flourish. Avery Healthcare is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults. This post will require an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, the cost of which is met by Avery Healthcare.Proof of eligibility to work in the UK is essential.

20 hours per week  over 3 days with occasional weekends

£7.55 per hour 

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