Harbour Healthcare Jobs as Activity Coordinator at GreaterPlymouthArea 2022

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<!--> Activities Coordinator Elburton Heights care Home, Plymouth Elburton Heights Care Home is a Harbour Healthcare Home, 'Caring, fun and family-run!' The home is purpose-built and situated right in the heart of the local community serving local people who require bespoke and personalized complex nursing care. Elburton Heights has a happy atmosphere and reflects the approach the team takes to residents’ happiness and wellbeing. We are in search of a ‘first class’ Activities Coordinator to join our team, 22.5 hours per week, to include alternate weekends. The days required are: Week 1: Monday, Saturday, and Sunday (9 am – 5pm) Week 2: Monday, Tuesday, Friday (9am – 5pm) The successful candidate will:

  • Be experienced in working with residents living with dementia
  • Have a genuine interest in our residents
  • Have good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Work effectively as part of the Activities Team
  • Have the ability to motivate people to participate
  • Have good organisational skills
  • Have good time management and the ability to schedule and plan ahead
  • Build self-esteem
  • Keep up to date and informed about new activities
The role and responsibilities include the following, although this is not a definitive list:
  • To assist in organising and coordinating activities that are tailored to the needs and abilities of individuals, as well as group activities that will bring individuals together. These would include themed events based on local holidays and traditions
  • Booking external suppliers to provide entertainment
  • Organising trips out in the local community, considering transport arrangements and accessibility
  • To contribute to the planning of a varied and stimulating activity programme to enhance the quality of life for each resident within the Home
  • Maintain written records of resident participation and regularly review resident needs
  • Maintain a portfolio of information, including the range of activities available within the Home and the local community
  • Participate in fundraising events as required.
  • To attend and participate in staff meetings
  • Complete all mandatory training and other training identified to develop skills
  • To communicate effectively with other staff, relatives, and visitors including professional agencies
  • To practice and promote safe working practices within the Home
Apart from an hourly rate of £8.91 the benefits of working at Elburton Heights are:
  • A duvet day on your birthday!
  • Company pension scheme
  • Uniform
  • Staff recognition awards
  • Opportunities for training and career progression
This position is subject to two acceptable references and an enhanced DBS Disclosure, the cost of which will be met by the successful applicant. We would love to hear from you. Candidates who are shortlisted will be invited to an interview and be prepared to present a 20-minute activity for 4 – 6 residents living with dementia.-->

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