Activities Coordinator

Recruiter
Astoria Healthcare
Location
Cranford, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
13 Sep 2019
Closes
21 Sep 2019
Ref
1258610230
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
POSITION: Activities Coordinator SALARY: £10 ph negotiable dependant on experience BENEFITS: Company Pension HOURS: Part Time / Full Time LOCATION: Hounslow TW5 0AA DESCRIPTION: Our client is a provider of nursing for the elderly at their care home and 24-hour personal care. The company's purpose built nursing home is based in Hounslow, West London. The company is seeking to recruit an Activities Coordinator this is a fantastic opportunity to join a well-respected care provider. Main function of the job: •Maintain care skills at a current level, and undertake such training and development as may from time-to-time be required to maintain that currency of practice. •Support and enable Service Users' access to social networks, social activities and personal interests, in accordance with current best practice, according to policy and procedures, agreed standards, legislative requirements, relevant regulations under the direction of the Manager, and within the financial plans agreed from time-to-time. Main Duties (not limited to): •Develop effective working relationships with the other employees within The Home. •Support an open, positive and inclusive working culture. •Participate in the development of The Home's policies. •Participate in evaluation of The Home against agreed organisational goals, business, and quality objectives. •Work to establish effective employer-employee relationships. •Minimise legal risks. •Participate in the maintenance of The Home's management information systems. •Assist in the formulation and implementation of care and activities policies and procedures. •Assist the implementation and maintenance of the standards required by legislation related to the registration of The Home. •Act within The Home's budget based on The Home's objectives and within the projected revenue. •Work in a cost-effective manner. •Be involved in the implementation and maintenance of The Home's quality assurance programme. •Assist the Manager in the design and administration of an evaluation of the activities standards and activities provision. •Systematically solve day to day problematical issues which arise. Human Resources: •Cooperate with the implementation, evaluation, orientation and induction of all new employees. •Support the implementation of The Home's policies and procedures. •Support the effective resolution of team conflicts. •Support a work atmosphere which promotes a high quality of work life. •Support and maintain a culture of performance and excellence. Care Services: •Assist the development of the philosophy, goals and objectives for the activities practice. •Assist the assessment of the effectiveness of activities implementation and delivery. •Implement actions to meet and maintain activities standards. •Work in cooperation with members of multi-disciplinary health teams to maximise opportunities for Service User therapeutic care. •Ensure that Service Users' rights are protected. •Encourage a model of self-care and Service User rehabilitation. •Record relevant activities in Care Plans. •Evaluate standards of activities competence. Professional Long Term care Leadership: •Encourage innovative methods for the delivery of activities. •Encourage health promotion within activities strategies. •Seek opportunities for personal and professional growth. •Promote a positive image of the home. THE IDEAL CANDIDATE: •Have experience in a similar role. •Experience of working with elderly people or working in a care setting. •Possess empathy and be sensitive to the needs of others. •Ability to communicate effectively at all levels. •Effective written and spoken skills. •Ability to uphold confidentiality, health and safety and organisation policy. •Live within a commutable distance. In order to apply please send a and covering letter by clicking on the apply button below. Keywords: Activities Co coordinator, Activities Co-ordinator, Homecare Assistant, Care worker, Homecare, Nursing, Care Assistant, Care Assistant, Care Worker, Health Care Assistant, Health Care Worker, Senior Care, Care Home, Nursing Home

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