Activities Co-Ordinator

Recruiter
Confidential
Location
Wolverhampton
Salary
Pension, training, Refer a friend
Posted
21 Dec 2020
Closes
18 Jan 2021
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Trust Care Management are recruiting for an experienced Activities Co-ordinator at our new fifty bed flagship Nursing Home in Wolverhampton.
The home consists of three floors, including a specialist dementia unit, incorporating the nursing care needs of the elderly and frail and those senior citizen who need specialist support and care at the end of life.
The home is based within a ten minutes' drive of Wolverhampton rail station and 23 minutes on public transport.
Trust Care Management Ltd is an independent healthcare provider established in 2007. The company provides a wide range of care packages and supported living solutions in London, East Sussex, Essex, Suffolk and Cambridgeshire; and continuously developing and expanding in the healthcare sector.
Trust Care Management's philosophy of care aims to provide a high standard of quality care in a homely environment reflecting an ethos of respect for people by treating them with dignity and ensuring that their right to privacy, safety and security is maintained.
We are offering:
* Permanent Contract - 36 hours per week over five days, every other weekend required.
* Competitive salary: GBP8.72 per hour
* Competitive annual leave allowance of 202 hours
* Opportunity to take part in bespoke training & gain qualifications relevant to your role
* Inclusion in our pension scheme: Employee contribution 5%, Employer contribution 3%
* Career advancement and continuous personal development (CPD)
* A very understanding, knowledgeable and supportive senior staff
* Generous "Refer a friend" bonus scheme
Responsibilities & Experience Required:
* You will need to be proactive, responsive and be able to work on your own initiative
* Being a highly organised individual and having strong time management skills are essential for this role
* Organising activities to meet and support the physical, social and emotional needs of service users in order to enhance their quality of life
* Arranging appropriate external entertainment programmes for service users
* Drawing up an activities programme/timetable for display in the Home and encouraging service users to participate in activities
* Seeking the views of service users/relevant representatives regarding their preferred activities/social events
* To research appropriate materials/games/venues/ equipment for the Home's activities store
* To maintain appropriate records of service users activities and liaise with the Manager regarding entries in the service users Care Plan
* To provide suitable exercise programmes for service users in order to maintain their mobility
* To promote a positive image of the home and service by maintaining a professional approach at all times, in order to develop community awareness of the home and services.
To Apply:
To apply for this hugely rewarding opportunity and to work within a very reputable organisation and make a difference to the lives of others, please send us your details today.
If you would like to speak with the Recruitment Team, please call (phone number removed) and select Option 3