Activities Assistant

Location
Wellington
Salary
£8 per hour
Posted
10 Aug 2017
Closes
07 Sep 2017
Ref
00072034
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Sector
Healthcare
Function
Operations
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This award winning provider of specialist dementia nursing and residential services in the South West of England is currently looking to recruit for Activities Assistant positions to join their team.

Main duties and responsibilities

- To be aware of the National Minimum Standards (and any subsequent statutory requirements) related to Daily Life and Social Activities.
- To be aware of the social and recreational needs of the residents as recorded in their care plan.
- To plan and implement appropriate in-house activities on a one to one, small group or large group basis which stimulate and enhance the lives of the residents.
- To plan and organise trips to appropriate places and make contact with outside bodies who can visit the home to entertain/educate/stimulate/spiritually uplift the residents.
- To keep written and photographic records in line with the homes record keeping policy.
- To develop good relationships with residents friends/relatives and inform them when opportunities arise about activities experienced.
- To work successfully as part of the care team
- To plan, organise and store resources necessary for successfully carrying out his/her role.
- To mount attractive displays about activity events
- To closely liaise with the home manager/nurse in
a. charge to ensure that good communication,
b. planning and organisation is achieved related to all
c. activities.

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