Activities Coordinator (Temporary)

Recruiter
Osac Placement
Location
London (Central)
Posted
14 Apr 2018
Closes
21 May 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Title

Activities Coordinator (Temporary)

Job Category

Health & Social Care

Job Location

South West London

Job Duration

Temporary

Job Timing

Full Time, Mon - Fri

Job Started

As soon as possible

Salary

£8.75 to £9.50 per hour

JOB SUMMARY ACTIVITIEIS COORDINATOR
To contribute to the pleasant environment of the Home with a particular remit for involving the residents in a variety of activities designed to address a wide range of interests and varied limitations on physical and mental agility.KEY RESPONSIBILITIES OF ACTIVITIEIS COORDINATOR
Organise varied activities within the Home to cater for a variety of interests for small groups and large numbers of residents, including games, crafts, parties, entertainment and outings, encouraging relatives and visitors to be involved.

  1. Arrange trips and excursions with varied destinations and purposes to involve as many residents in activity outside the confines of the Home as possible.
  2. Undertake fundraising activity for the Residents’ Fund.
  3. Participate as an active member of the Residents’ Committee for Activities.
  4. Understand personal responsibilities in relation to the Health & Safety at Work legislation, fire and safety and evacuation procedures and be aware of the need to provide a safe and healthy environment for residents, particularly with regard to external activities.
  5. Act accordingly towards residents and their visitors, respecting the dignity and individuality of each resident.
  6. Contribute fully to team working, and be aware of the care-staff routines necessary to provide continuity of service to residents.
  7. Ensure supplies and equipment are stored in a safe and tidy manner.

This is not intended as an exhaustive description of duties and responsibilities and may be amended following consultation with the jobholder / Activities Coordinator.

PERSON SPECIFICATION

Knowledge & Qualifications

Demonstrate understanding of the role social interaction plays in the general well-being of people.

Previous involvement in voluntary or community activities and roles.

Knowledge of Health and Safety, particularly Moving and Handling techniques, and COSHH assessments.

Hold or work towards achieving NVQ Level 2 in Support Services in Healthcare.

Skills

  • Exude enthusiasm, commitment and energy.
  • Demonstrate influencing and persuasive skills.
  • Display a positive and flexible attitude to teamwork.
  • Demonstrate initiative and imagination.
  • Exhibit a caring and understanding attitude towards the elderly.

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