Activities Coordinator

Posted 4 days ago by Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
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Homeless hostel requires activities coordinator on going temp basis, based in Stoke on Trent.

Your new company
This hostel has 64 beds and 5 extra for the most entrenched rough sleepers. They are looking for a activities coordinator to join their team on an on going temp basis for at least the next 3 months.

Your new role
As an activities coordinator you will be responsible for engaging vulnerable adults with complex needs such as mental health, substance and alcohol abuse and challenging behaviour into attending daily activities. You will be responsible for creating and planning these activities daily along with any external trips, group programmes and activities.
As the customers you will be dealing with have complex needs you will have to be both empathetic, understanding, patient and enthusiastic in your role as an activities coordinator to get vulnerable customers to engage.
You will plan activities such as cooking classes,movie nights, gardening clubs, quiz's and much more to encourages customers to help move towards independent living.

What you'll need to succeed
You need to have experience in a similar role previously, as well the personal skills and goals to work with vulnerable adults whose engagement may be complex and difficult to gain at times.
This client has a great focus on personality and therefore you will need to enthusiastic in your role in order to succeed.

What you'll get in return
This role is to start ASAP and is on an on going temp basis for at least 3 months. This role has a shift pattern and hours range from 8am-4.30pm and 12pm-9.30pm on a rolling 3 week basis. The hourly rate is £9.50-10.00 Per Hour dependent on experience. You are required to have a DBS on the update service.

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