Activities Coordinator

Our client is seeking an Activity Coordinator to be based in Northampton.

They are seeking an enthusiastic, reliable and caring individual to work as an Activity Co-Ordinator based on a 37.5 hour contract working relatively on a 9am-5pm shift pattern.

They must be passionate and hard working in regards to working with older adults in a care home environment and want to make a difference to our residents' daily lives.

Act in a professional and courteous manner at all times towards residents and their visitors, respecting the dignity and individuality of each resident.

Main Duties:

  • Plan and organise a varied activity programme of individual and residential group

  • Identify resident activity needs and wishes through assessment, observation and discussion.

  • Be responsible for the appropriate use of the home's activities budget

  • Review and evaluate the activities programme so that it is kept up to date and fit for purpose.

  • Work closely and liaise with residents, staff, relatives, friends to ensure full knowledge of the resident's likes, dislikes, interests, abilities and difficulties

  • Communicate the planned programme in an appropriate manner which encourages the involvement of all residents, relatives and staff

  • Expect to undertake other such duties as may from time to time be required by the line manager.

  • Encourage and contribute to working as a team, responding positively to colleagues and acting on all reasonable work instructions promptly

Skills and Experience:

  • Previous experience of organising events within a care home setting is preferable

  • Good knowledge of activity planning is desired

  • A positive attitude and enthusiasm for the job

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Good organisational skills

  • A moderate level of computer literacy

  • Working on a own initiative is a must but always willing to combine into Teamwork

Location - NN2, Northampton

Pay - £10.95

Hours - 37.5 hours per week

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