Activity Assistant - Beechcroft Care Centre - East Grinstead

Sussex Healthcare
East Grinstead
£7.55 - £7.80/Hour
02 Dec 2017
13 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Activity AssistantsBeechcroft Care Centre, East Grinstead -cares for young adults with learning and physical disabilitiesWe are looking to recruit Activity Assistants to deliver excellent residential care at Sussex Healthcare.Day to day tasks of the Activity Assistant:To assist the coordination of the provision of group activities, in conjunction with the Activity Coordinator, nurse/care staff where appropriate.To help organise, run and record activity programme.To maintain communication and links with the local community in the home.To attend staff meetings and information sessions as required.To seek advice from and liaise as needed with appropriate therapists as directed by the Activity Coordinator.To assist in the determination of service users needs individually, through the use of profiles, biography sheets, or care plans in order to ascertain personal preferences, abilities and potential for activities.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 be responsible, with the Activity Coordinator for the maintenance and safe storage of activity equipment and materials.Benefits of the Activity Assistant:£7.55 - £7.80 / hour50p more per hour for weekends and double pay for bank holidayPensionPaid breaksFree staff bus, subsidiary meals and uniformReduced rate accommodationIn house Training, academy offering various coursesMentoring schemeExceptional career progression within the companyRefer a friend bonusesPlus, many more! Requirements for the Activity Assistant role:A warm and friendly dispositionGood communication skills, able to put others at easeReliable and punctualWinners of the West Sussex Care Accolades 'Employer of the year' award 2016!We believe that the great service we provide is all down to the great people we employ and we strongly believe in investing in people to fulfil their potential. Education and training are a key part of our quality strategy. Are you passionate about providing excellence??Are you looking to join an award winning company……Join us at Sussex Healthcare!!