Activities Co-Ordinator

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2018-04-14 Care Homes Job Title: Activities Co-Ordinator

Job Setting: Care Home / Nursing Home

Job Role: Activity Coordinator

Date Posted: 15 Mar 2018

Job Location: Farnham , Surrey

Salary: £9.00 to £10.00 per hour

Hours: Full Time

Contact Name: Sam Edmonds

Job Reference: SE35972

Description

Activities Coordinator Needed In Farnham Surrey!

We are currently recruiting for one of our client's spectacular Nursing Homes based in Farnham, and require an Activities Coordinator for a permanent full time role.

We are looking for someone like you: Enthusiastic, Reliable and Honest to support people in a Care Home Setting.

The Role:

As an Activities Co-ordinator your focus will be on making the home an interesting and stimulating place to live, and the residents' lives fulfilling.

You will be responsible for developing and maintaining an inspiring programme of leisure pursuits and social events for both individuals and groups of residents.

From organising social and recreational events, both in and outside of the home, to consulting with our residents to identify their social and recreational interests according to their likes, dislikes and abilities, this role is pivotal to the quality of lives of our residents.

Responsibilities:

To maintain a stimulating programme of leisure pursuits and social events for both groups of residents and on an individual basis.

  • Produce and advertise within the Home, a weekly social events programme

  • To ensure that the social care plan for each resident is in place within three weeks of the date of admission and reviewed regularly.

Required knowledge & experience:

  • 2 years previous experience in a caring role or similar background - elderly care experience is a must!

  • NVQ Level 2 in Health & Social Care is desired, but not essential

  • Understanding of the types of activities older people enjoy.

  • Knowledge of health & safety in the workplace.

  • Managing a budget.

  • 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.

  • Sense of Fun, Flexibility and ideas for things to do daily.

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