Activities Coordinator

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2018-04-15 Care Homes Job Title: Activities Coordinator

Job Setting: Care Home / Nursing Home

Job Role: Activity Coordinator

Date Posted: 16 Mar 2018

Job Location: Milton Keynes , Buckinghamshire

Salary: £8.50 to £9.20 per hour

Hours: Full Time

Contact Name: Thomas

Job Reference: carehome.co.uk

Description

We are looking to employ a creative individual, who is enthusiastic, organised and innovative to bring fun and engaging activities to our home.

The Role:

You will be responsible for providing stimulation and encouragement to residents through entertainment, activities and community links. Promoting the home by assisting with fund-raising events and functions. Building good relationships with the service users and their relatives. Acting in accordance with the policies and procedures of the home.

About our home:

Burlington Hall is a 53 bedded home with 2 separate units to cater the needs of both residential and dementia residents.

Some of the Activities Coordinator duties include:

  • Helping to create an atmosphere that suits individual residents within the home and provide comfort and company on a one to one basis for residents who are unable to undertake any form of activity.
  • To ensure the safe and proper use of all equipment.
  • To maintain accurate and legible records in respect of service users' activities.
  • To liaise with the Home Manager with regard to outings.
  • Plan and initiate programs and encourage residents to maintain preexisting hobbies and stimulate the physical, mental and emotional well-being of all residents.
  • Discuss the aims and objectives of recreation therapy with other staff members.

Our ideal Activities Coordinator will have the following skills and values:

Caring nature

Strong communication skills

Ability to work as part of a team and individually

Flexibility and be able to adapt to the needs of residents.

Salary and Benefits:

  • Hourly Rate will be from ¬£8.50ph depending on experience.
  • 37.5 Hours per week
  • Training¬†provided
  • Paid Annual Leave
  • Opportunities to progress within the company
  • The satisfying feeling of knowing YOU have been apart of putting joy into an elderly person's day!

If you feel this is a position you could excel in and are passionate about, don't hesitate - apply NOW!

Please apply with an up to date CV and our manager will be in touch shortly as we are in need of urgent hire.

Skills/Qualifications:

  • Creative
  • Social
  • Innovative
  • Stimulating
  • Art
  • Kind
  • Caring
  • Flexible
  • Organised

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