Activity Co ordinator - Norbury

Recruiter
Macturner Solutions
Location
Norbury
Salary
£9.00/Hour
Posted
02 Dec 2017
Closes
08 Dec 2017
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Macturner solutions provide recruitment solutions to the Health Care Sector, and currently have a requirement for an Activity Coordinator for our client in Norbury S.W.London Working Mon - Fri 9am-4.30pm (with 1.5 hours Lunch) 30 hours a week

DBS check will be required prior to starting work

JOB DESCRIPTION
ACTIVITIES CO-ORDINATOR

To provide a wide range of activities, to interest and stimulate the physical and mental state and well-being of the residents. To understand the need of promoting the philosophy of privacy, dignity, independence, choice, rights and fulfilment for all residents, therefore treating everyone with respect. Within the home the post of Activities Co-ordinator is to motivate and guide the care staff in the home activity programme, under the direction of the Home Manager.

Duties

To participate in enhancing the intellectual and social wellbeing of the residents to provide as far as possible, a happy and stimulating experience.
Help residents to socialise within the care home.
Encourage staff members, relatives and friends to participate in the homes activities
To plan ongoing weekly activity rotas in conjunction with the residents wishes, and encourage residents to maintain pre-existing hobbies.
To assess individual needs continuously, particularly with regard to possible rehabilitation and to participate in resident reviews as appropriate.
Maintain full and accurate records of activities using the relevant documents, in order to monitor, record and evaluate individual and group participation and success.
To keep abreast with new developments in the field of caring for older people.
Foster good community relations and assist in the organisation of fund raising initiatives within the home.
To assist the Home Manager in planning the homes special events such as summer fetes, coffee mornings, etc.
To help organise and attend any county events, such as garden parties, tea dances, carol concerts, etc.
To assist the Home Manager in actively marketing the home and promoting a positive profile within the community. Communication
Discuss the aims and objectives of recreational therapy with other staff members.
Report any changes in residents’ physical or emotional condition to the Home Manager or Care Leader in charge.
Provide comfort and company, on a one-to-one basis, for residents who are unable to participate in any form of activity.
Arrange and participate in staff and resident meetings, as and when required. Training and Development
Complete mandatory induction and training courses, as and when required
Maintain professional knowledge and competence. Health & Safety
To be responsible for your own Health and Safety and that of anybody else who may be affected by your acts or omissions.
To complete risk assessments on activities, outings and events as necessary.
Promote safe working practice in the care home


If you are interested in this vacancy, then please apply.
Please note that due to a high volume response to our advert, it is not always possible to respond to each individual, however, should your experience be relevant to the vacancy advertised, we will contact you