Skills Development Facilitator

Recruiter
Exemplar Health Care
Location
Preston, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
16 Aug 2019
Closes
22 Aug 2019
Ref
1236829919
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Skills Development Facilitator
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Skills Development Facilitator (Activities)

Ribble View

£8.21 per hour

Based on a 40-hour contract you will actually work 37.5 hours per week on average due to unpaid breaks

Ribble View is currently under construction in Preston, Lancashire. Set to open in Autmun 2019, when complete, Exemplar Health Care's newest nursing home in the North West will provide care for up to 30 younger adults with a range of complex needs including neuro-disabilities and mental health conditions.

Your enthusiasm, warmth and compassion is a fundamental part in helping our Service Users to feel respected, included and cared for. You will promote the core values of care, help maintain independence, dignity, assist with personal care and ensure the physical and emotional needs of our Service Users are met.

Responsibilities:
  • Plan & organise in house activities, including social activities & events with the life skills team
  • Identify each Service Users needs whilst promoting independence and choice
  • Assist in the development of weekly programmes ensuring all individuals needs are attained
  • Plan and organise monthly residents meetings
  • Risk assess planned activities and venues with the Life Skills team
  • Access appropriate transport
  • Monitor and review Service Users participation
  • Help to organise and plan fund raising events
  • You will need to be well organised and whilst you should be a good team player you should also be able to work on your own initiative and be able to follow instruction.

About you
  • Ideally we would like you to have a QCF (NVQ) Level 2 in Health & Social Care
  • Experience and involvement in social and recreational activities for Service Users
  • a full driving licence is a MUST
  • A strong knowledge of the local community
  • Ideally we are looking for someone with an artist flair, whether that be in music or any of the other arts.

What we can offer you:
  • 5.6 weeks holiday. (Pro rata)
  • Exemplar rewards - retail discounts and vouchers.
  • Employee assistance program - 24 hour helpline.
  • Pension plan.
  • Free car parking.
  • Free uniform.
  • Outstanding career progression.
  • Comprehensive 4 day induction program.
  • Opportunity to progress and complete NVQ qualifications.
  • Refer a friend scheme - Up to £1,500

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