Activities Co-ordinator

Job details
Posting date: 19 September 2019
Salary: £8.25 per hour
Hours: Part time
Closing date: 19 October 2019
Location: Hythe CT21
Company: Simicare Ltd
Job type: Permanent
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Job Vacancy: Activities Coordinator (Recreation and Well-Being Coordinator) Location: St Margaret’s Nursing Home, Hythe Kent
Contracted hours: Part-Time Including weekends (25 Hours per week) (Maternity Cover) Hourly rate of pay: £8.25
We are looking for a Recreation and Well-Being Coordinator who is passionate about joining the Care profession and making a difference to the lives of our residents. You will be energetic, motivated and creative, with a genuine drive to provide high-quality leisure activities and entertainments for those in our care.
What does the role involve?
As a valued member of our team, you will be involved in:
Ensuring that all our residents have access to a timetable of meaningful activities and are encouraged to participate.
Arranging outings and entertainment with agreement from our Home Manager.
Assisting the Manager/Admin in planning special occasions such as garden parties, fund raising events and birthday celebrations.
Working with families to gather life-story information to support person-centred activity care plans.
Maintaining accurate records of activity for each resident, including social and well-being care plans.
Ensuring the Home is well stocked with appropriate leisure and recreation equipment.
Ensuring the health and safety of people who use our services.
Ensuring our Company Policy on confidentiality and ‘Skills for Care’ Code of Practice is adhered to.
Continuing development - including participating in staff meetings, ongoing training and appraisals.
What skills do I need?
Energetic, motivated, creative and caring nature
Excellent communications skills
The desire to make a positive contribution to the lives of others
The ability to manage own time, prioritising and organising work appropriately
The ability to work under own initiative, unsupervised
A professional and neat appearance
What benefits are included?
Competitive pay and comprehensive induction programme
St Margaret’s work uniform
Enhanced DBS check which is required for this role
Workplace pension
5.6 weeks annual leave
Recognition schemes, including ‘Employee of the Month’
Free on-site parking
Apply now! Apply for this job today and tell us about yourself, your experiences and the qualities you have which would make you an ideal candidate for this essential and rewarding role. Feel free to contact us on 01303 267557 or arrange a visit for an informal chat. You could be just a phone call away from starting your new career with us!
Job Type: Part-time
Salary: £8.25 /hour

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