Activity & Wellbeing Lead

Job Title: Activity & Wellbeing Lead Add to My Job Folder

Job Setting: Care Home / Nursing Home

Job Role: Activity Coordinator

Date Posted: 17 Oct 2019

Salary: £9.00

Hours: Part Time

Job Reference: 101283CUK

Job Location: Worksop , Nottinghamshire

Westwood is a 78 bed care home situated in Worksop. This spacious home provides expert care for older people, including those living with dementia. We strive to create a homely environment at Westwood and we provide all the comforts of good food, good company and friendly staff, in a calm and restful atmosphere. Activities include pamper days, games and crafts, entertainers and sing-alongs.

Wellbeing and Activity Lead – Westwood - RUNWOOD HOMES VACANCIES – 17/10/2019

Hourly rate - £9.00 per hour         Hours per week – 10, including some weekends and evenings         Closing Date – 30/10/2019

  1. Here is an exciting opportunity to play a leading role in enhancing quality of life and wellbeing for all our residents.  Your role will be to organise and deliver high quality person-centred activity and occupation to all our residents.  You will also guide, lead, develop and coach our staff in engagement and activity with residents, so that every day is filled with magic (meaningful) moments.  You will report to the manager of the home and be supported by the Wellbeing & Dementia Services Manager.  You will ensure residents’ dignity and self-esteem is enhanced through meaningful engagement, positive relationships and free expression of individuality.

 Included in your responsibilities:

  • Leading on, and delivering, high quality meaningful activity for all residents
  • Ensuring people living with dementia enjoy the same opportunities for engagement and activity as other residents
  • Stimulating excellent interaction and communication between staff and residents
  • Promoting and developing mealtimes as highlight of the day
  • Creating and maintaining excellent community links

So that you have the confidence and skills to deliver high quality activity and engagement to residents, you will receive individual support, guidance and investment in your development. 

Applicants must have a positive forward-thinking approach, have the ability to enthuse and guide others, with excellent written and verbal communication skills.   Care home experience is an advantage, as is any previous experience of providing activity or coaching others.  You will also need to be determined, and flexible.   

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