Health & Wellbeing Coordinator

Recruiter
Home of Compassion Care Home with Nursing
Location
Thames Ditton
Posted
12 Oct 2018
Closes
10 Nov 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Health & Wellbeing Coordinator

Thames Ditton, Surrey KT7
Full-Time 40 hours per week
£11 per hour + Benefits!
This is an exciting role to work as a Health & Wellbeing
Coordinator within our Luxury 71 Bed Nursing home in Thames Ditton,
where you will help promote independence, dignity and quality of life
at all times in a person centred caring and supportive environment.
Understanding individual personalities, feelings and lifestyle to
enable us to provide each resident with personalised activities
relating to their unique interests, making meaningful activity an
essential part of care, so our residents can live each day in the way
they want.
You will be responsible for planning a varied 7 day programme of
activities to stimulate and keep our residents engaged, you will work
in close conjunction with the care team, where you will build good
relationships with the residents and relatives.

Responsibilities:

Help our residents maintain active and independent lives through
the creation and delivery of individualised activity plans based on
their interests, abilities and life experience.
Coordinating a calendar of entertainment within the home for both
indoor and outdoor activities.
Develop a forward plan of activities, creating a 7 day service.
To ensure a variety of daily activities suited to residents
lifestyles are taking place in the home throughout the day
Responsible for maintaining the annual activities planner.
Establish relationships with the local community
To formulate an activity profile for each individual resident
through liaison with care/nursing staff.
Build relationships with residents, their friends and family
members tailoring individual lifestyle histories and, using these,
create ongoing plans in our resident records, ensuring these are
updated daily to evidence delivery, together with also helping them
adjust to life in a care home.
To maintain accurate and legible records in respect of each
resident activities.
Review the plan on a regular basis with the resident and relatives
and adjust if necessary
To liaise with senior nursing staff in respect of relative medical
or nursing care information regarding residents.
To be aware of correct manual handling techniques for each
resident to ensure correct support transferring residents.
To establish and maintain regular resident meetings with the Home Manager.

Skills:

Previous experience of organising activities within a care
setting, would be beneficial.
Understanding of the different types of activities elderly
residents will enjoy.
Creative flair with a range of practical skills e.g. arts &
crafts etc.
Ability to motivate and engage people with good negotiation skills.
Ability to plan a calendar of activities.
Able to create an environment where residents feel able to
participate and contribute ideas.
Able to work as part of a team and individually.


What are some of the benefits we can offer you?


Great rates of pay – we regularly review regional
and competitor pay rates to ensure we’re offering the best
incentives to work with us

Flexible hours – enabling you to balance work and
home life.

Voluntary Benefits Package – offering amazing
retail discounts at over 8,000 locations nationwide, enabling our
staff to make savings of up to £1,500 per year

Personalised career path ladders including support
with your Care Certificate to ensure fulfilling career development

Learning and Development programme with full
induction training including buddy system

Childcare vouchers

Employee Assistance Programme – Immediate access to
a confidential telephone counselling and legal information service
which operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year

Online Health Portal - All colleagues have access
to the online health portal which enables you to make the most of
full access to an encyclopaedia of health information

Refer a Friend Scheme – earn up to £1000
refer-a-nurse and £500 refer-a-friend for care and support workers.

“We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications
from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex,
disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age".

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