Activity Coordinator 30 Hours
Work for us Activities Coordinator - Change lives, make a difference and work for Country Court Care Are you innovative? Do you have limitless enthusiasm and energy? Can you influence and persuade people to get involved? Maybe you’re already coordinate activities and are looking for a fresh challenge. Perhaps you've got a leisure background and are looking to take on a part-time role that fits in with your other commitments. Whatever your background to date, if you're looking for a role where you can make the most of your cooking/catering skills, The Fremantle Trust could have just the job for you. Why not work somewhere awesome. A home from home shall we say! Join our family and design/provide activities to support the on-going well-being of our residents. It’s great working for Country Court Care and here’s why: Full mandatory training provided to ensure your existing skills are refreshed and up to date Competitive rates of pay with bank holiday enhancements Join us and refer your friends to work for us. Earn £s per referral through our employee referral scheme. Join us and refer residents to live with us. Earn £s per referral through our resident referral scheme. Paid holiday of 28 days pro rata including bank holidays Work-life balance with excellent shift patterns Local work Free induction and ongoing training held locally to you First uniform free Free parking Staff discountsincluding over 200 in store and online discounts % discount off your own personal O2 refresh airtime plan Pension scheme available Recognition schemes and annual VIP Awards. What you’ll be doing Join our business at a time of exponential growth, be an Activities Coordinator. As an Activities Coordinator you will join our team and work within the Home to provide activity opportunities for our residents. In conjunction with the senior team, you will be responsible for planning and running a programme of activities for the residents linked to assessed social needs identified in care plans. You will also be responsible for maintaining and promoting activities that older people enjoy and find stimulating. You will need the drive to implement your ideas and be able to lead both group and individual activities. You will be responsible for our resident’s overall well-being and social needs. You will provide stimulation and encouragement to residents through a variety of entertainment, activities and community links, focussing on the individual; enabling the different levels of physical and mental agility. This will include: Undertaking fundraising activity for the Resident’s Fund and being an active member of the Residents’ Committee for Activities Organising games, crafts, parties, entertainment and outings for all residents, individually, or in small and large groups Understanding the personal responsibilities in relation to health and safety at work, fire safety and evacuations procedures. Helping to maintain accurate records, undertaking ongoing training and getting involved in welcoming and training new staff, you will be an integral part of our team and the home. Generally promoting our residents’ independence, choice, dignity and respect by delivering the very best standards of care and stimulation. About you Your enthusiastic work ethic will be teamed with the ability to deal with sometimes stressful situations. You will have a consultative and responsible nature and ability to communicate clearly and respectfully with others. Ideally, previous experience of involvement in voluntary or community activities. An understanding of the role social interaction plays in the general well-being of people Ideally, hold or be working towards NVQ Level 2 in Support Services in Healthcare, although this is not as essential as your genuine desire to develop a career in this field. Excellent communication skills, both verbal and in writing, and the ability to work well as part of a dedicated team. A naturally kind and warm-hearted, respectful, courteous and compassionate individual driven and energised by promoting well-being for others. You should be able to demonstrate initiative, ability to create and build relationships with residents, colleagues and residents families. Be adaptive and flexible to cover a range of responsibilities at short notice. You must have the Right to Work in the UK. About us Country Court Care is a family run business. Since 1983 the family have been running award winning care services, which consistently exceed industry standards. Our philosophy is ‘our residents and their families are at the heart of everything we do’. We are a nationally based care group operating services for elderly people in a range of specialist areas, such as nursing, dementia and residential care. Currently operating 29 care homes with 5 new homes being built and which will be opened over the next 18 months. The company has ambitious growth plans with plans in place to acquire further homes by the end of 2018/19. The group cares for over 1,000 elderly people across the UK as well as employing over 1,200 people. Passionate about making lives better, every decision we make is because we care. It’s why we inspire and support our carers to put our residents’ wellbeing at the heart of everything they do. If you have the unique qualities required for this exciting role and want to work with an organisation that provides the type of care you’d expect for your loved ones. Apply now! Equal opportunities Country Court Care is committed to an environment which will attract, develop and retain its people. CCC aims to ensure that every applicant, or employee is assessed for employment, promotion and development solely on the basis of personal merit and qualifications, regardless of gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, marital or civil partner status, gender reassignment, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, disability or age.