Life Skills/Activities Co-ordinator

Recruiter
Exemplar Health Care
Location
Seacroft, City and Borough of Leeds
Salary
£7.90/hour £7.90 per hour
Posted
10 Jun 2017
Closes
10 Jul 2017
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Life Skills/Activities Co-ordinator

Ravensdale - Leeds

30 hour & 40 hour positions available - £7.90 an hour

Ravensdale is a twenty bedded specialist home working with adult service users who present with complex mental and physical health needs. The home also offers specialist care for individuals with Huntington's Disease and other neurological conditions. The home is split in to 2 x 10 bedded units.

As a member of the support team your enthusiasm, compassion, drive and warmth is key for this exciting role. You will help and assist our Service Users to feel valued, respected and included in daily/weekly social, recreational and educational activities.

Responsibilities:

Plan & organise in house activities, including social activities & events with the Life Skills Co-ordinator
Identify each Service Users needs whilst promoting independence and choice
Assist in the development of weekly programmes ensuring all individuals needs are attained
Plan and organise monthly residents meetings
Risk assess planned activites and venues with the Life Skills Co-ordinator
Access appropriate transport
Monitor and review Service Users participation
Help to organise and plan fund raising events
You will need to be well organised and whilst you should be a good team player you should also be able to work on your own initiative and be able to follow instruction.
Ideally we would like you to have a QCF (NVQ) Level 2 in Health & Social Care. Experience and involvement in social and recreational activities for Service Users and a full driving licence would be advantageous.

What we can offer you:

A comprehensive induction programme with opportunities for further training and development
On the job training
Career progression
Job satisfaction
Employee benefits scheme - online shopping discounts and vouchers