Activities Coordinator - Potters Bar

TLC Group
Potters Bar
02 Dec 2017
13 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
At TLC Care our focus is quality and enrichment of life. The design of the home and its entire operation are dedicated to that cause. Our approach to specialised nursing and care is, we believe, second to none, with highly-trained carers and nurses on hand 24 hours a day to provide assistance to meet the needs and wishes of each individual resident. We are looking for a Activities Coordinator. The role will be pivotal in providing recreation, engagement, participation and a sense of purpose, all through enjoyable meaningful activities for our residents.In this role you will support residents to express their individual interests, spiritual requirements, wishes and requests and respond appropriately to these choices and facilitate their realisation where possible. You will provide a suitable planned timetable of activities for all of our residents and encourage and support residents to access this. You will be ideally experienced in working with older people, you will need to be capable, organised and have an engaging personality to enable you to provide the positive input required for this rewarding and challenging role. Your main duties will include:Development and implementation of Activities Programmes that provide mental, physical, social stimulation as well as addressing the spiritual and cultural needs of our residents.Researching new ideas and current good practice relating to activities for older people.Work closely with the Care Home Management team to plan and deliver special events.Promotion of social, physical and spiritual activityContribution to the development and review of care plansContributing to the mealtime experience and providing sociable mealtime activity.Keeping appropriate records of activities and assessment formsKeeping up to date with mandatory training and Health and Safety requirements for the role.Co-ordinating with clubs and outside providers of activities and eventsIn return we offer:A supportive working environmentCompetitive rate of payDiscounts at approx. 2000 high street and online retailers (including supermarkets)Discounted gym membershipSubsidised healthcare cash-plansChildcare vouchersAuto enrollment pension schemefree mealsExcellent training & development opportunities within a growing organisation