Activities Co-Ordinator

Clark James
West Midlands
08 Feb 2017
08 Mar 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time

Activities Co-Ordinator

My client provides a high standard of residential and dementia care which leaves their residents living enriched, happy and fulfilled lives.

My client is now looking to recruit an Activities Co-Ordinator to join their team covering the Burbage, Coventry, Redditch, Derby, Chesterfield and Leicestershire area.

The role:

  • Develop, manage and co-ordinate a varied ans meaningful activities programme that is person centred, safe and stimulating
  • Manage all health and safety concerns in relation to activities and assessing risk
  • Work with the homes policies and procedures and and attend any traing as required
  • Plan and organise in house activities with groups or one to one as required, including social activities and events, including Christmas parties and other seasonal events, raffles, etc and be available to attend these events
  • Identify each residents needs whilst promoting independence and choice
  • Complete a profile for each resident with preference to different activities based on each residents life story, experiences and interests
  • Establish strong links with the local community and organise events which will encourage the local community into the home
  • Support residents to pursue any interests outside the home
  • Develop weekly programmes ensuring all individuals needs are attained
  • Plan and organise monthly residents meetings along with manager and senior staff
  • Risk assess planned activities and venues
  • Access appropriate transport
  • Monitor, review and record resident participation
  • Organise and plan fund raising events for the residents funds
  • Support any other ad hoc duties required

The person:

  • Have own car and full driving license
  • Good English language, numeric and literacy skills
  • Good communicator, approachable and friendly. Able to work in a team
  • Reliable and punctual
  • Must be motivated, have good communication skills and be a team player
  • Knowledge of Health and Safety, particularly Moving and Handling techniques
  • Good organisational and practical skills
  • Administration skills including developing and keeping records
  • Previous experience in a similar environment
  • Genuine interest in working in caring environment
  • Previous managerial experience
  • At least 5 years experience within the care sector

Does this sound like the role for you? If so apply today with your current CV and covering letter.