Activity co-ordinator

Job details
Posting date: 23 May 2024
Salary: £12.00 per hour
Additional salary information: Competitive
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 21 June 2024
Location: Middlesbrough, North East, TS8 9DE
Company: Cygnet
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 36425

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We are looking for an outstanding Activities Coordinator with a passion for delivering excellent care.

You’ll be working 40 hours a week, over 7 days at Newham House.

This is our 20-bed neuropsychiatric care and treatment facility providing rehabilitation for women affected by acquired brain injuries (ABI).

The hospital provides a safe and secure place to aid recovery alongside offering those diagnosed with a progressive neurological disease like Huntington’s Disease, a placement to support and help manage the progression of their symptoms.

The hospital is a modern, purpose-built facility, designed specifically to provide a clinically-led evidence-based neuropsychiatric pathway for individuals presenting with behaviours that challenge as a result of their ABI.

Our focus is to create a therapeutic rich environment to engage the women in our care and offer them the opportunity to maximise their independence.

At Cygnet, our perks go way beyond pension schemes and excellent professional development.

You’ll also enjoy shopping, travel and leisure discounts – as well as a range of healthcare and financial benefits – to support you to be happy both in and out of work.

Apply now to enjoy excellent career prospects while reaping the rewards of making a difference to others – every day.

Your day-to-day…

Develop, plan, implement & oversee activities, outings & events for the people in our care
Provide fun & constructive leisure time, as well as appropriate physical & emotional support
Ensure the provision of staff, space & materials for all activities
Supervise, oversee & develop colleagues
Oversee the creation of promotional materials for events

Why Cygnet? We’ll offer you…

Strong career progression opportunities, including into management roles
Monthly reflective practice, expert supervision & peer support
Opportunities for learning & development
Employee referral scheme
Pension scheme
“Cycle to Work” scheme & employee discount savings

You are...

An excellent role model who knows what good care looks like
Highly organised, with a positive attitude
A confident public speaker & facilitator
Knowledgeable of suitable activities & pastimes to support mental health service users
Positive in your approach to working with challenging behaviours
Experienced in planning, resourcing & carrying out events & activities

Successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

Cygnet has been providing a national network of high-quality specialist mental health services for more than 30 years. In this role you’ll have the chance to make a real impact on patients, service users & their families.

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