Activities Lead - Beauchamp House - Taunton

Recruiter
Care South
Location
Taunton
Posted
12 Feb 2018
Closes
15 Mar 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We're looking for an Activities Lead who will be passionate about providing a range of enjoyable activities for our elderly residents! Part time 12 hours per week £8.45 per hour As a not-for-profit charity our focus isn't on targets or sales - it's on supporting people who need help to get the best out of life by offering high quality, compassionate care. We know that it's the care that counts - not only of our care home residents and home care customers but also of our employees. We employ over 1,500 people across our 20 residential and home care locations across the south of England and our HEART values of Honesty, Excellence, Approach, Respect and Teamwork are fundamental to how we treat each other, the way we work, and the care that we provide every day. This role includes covering some weekends, occasional evenings, and some Bank Holidays (plus pay enhancements) About you:- You'll plan a social and activities calendar covering a wide range of activities, and personal interests, including indoor and outdoor events. Some of our residents are living with dementia, and you'll keep up-to-date on the best activities for them to take part in. You'll also supervise the Activities Assistants and motivate and encourage your colleagues to take part in activities and events. You will be social and outgoing with excellent communication skills, an empathetic attitude, organised, and able to effectively manage your time. Full training will be provided but previous relevant experience, preferably in a care setting, will be an advantage. We offer a comprehensive benefits package which includes:Excellent induction programme and ongoing commitment to your training and developmentCareer opportunitiesCompany Pension and Life Assurance SchemesCare South Savers: a staff discount scheme providing access to a range of on-line and high street discountsCycle to Work Scheme and Child Care VouchersDBS check paid by us and Uniform providedCare South Stars Annual Staff Awards - recognising excellence in individuals and teamsFor a friendly chat about this role please contact Sara Maynard or Amanda Cather on 01747 834020. About Care South As a not-for-profit organisation and registered charity, we employ over 1,500 people across our 20 residential and home care locations and our HEART values of Honesty, Excellence, Approach, Respect and Teamwork are fundamental to the way we work, how colleagues are treated, and the care that we provide every day.

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