Activity Co-ordinator

Posted 16 September by NHS Business Services Authority

Activity Coordinator – Hucknall

Nottingham Brain Injury & Neurological Care Centre is part of The Huntercombe Group, based in Hucknall, Nottingham. We are located within five miles of Junction 26 of the M1 and seven miles from the centre of Nottingham. We look after people over 18 and specialise in the treatment, care and support of individuals with physical and cognitive impairments as a result of a brain injury or other progressive neurological condition.

When you join The Huntercombe Group as an Activity Coordinator you will be part of a company that is understanding, strives towards excellence, is innovative, reliable and accessible and above all puts people first.

This is a full time role working 37.5 hours per week which may include some weekend shifts to meet the needs of our residents. A full manual driving licence is essential as you will be required to drive company vehicles from time to time.

Key Accountablities:
• To provide Vocational, Educational and Recreational activities for the service users in the unit and via community access.
• Organization of activities for all service users to develop and maintain new skills.
• Carry out regular assessments to establish service user’s strengths and needs and by using recognized assessment systems/tools help develop individual care plans.
• To provide in-house activities for other care staff to use with service users, i.e. puzzles, football, board games etc.
• To organize trips out for the service users.
• To provide the nursing team with reports for CPA meetings, in-house meetings and other reviews as applicable.
• As a member of the support team, help to create a safe, educational and therapeutic environment based on the needs of the individuals and ensuring that their rights, dignity and personal privacy are maintained at all times.
• To monitor and support the Assistant Activities Co-Ordinator (if one is in post) to provide a service to all service users by working with them as necessary. To Join The Huntercombe Group as an Activity Coordinator you will be:
• Empathetic and have a desire to make a difference
• Passionate about forming therapeutic relationships
• Committed to a person-centred approach to recovery
• Ability to work on own initiative with a friendly, creative and confident nature
• Enthusiastic about working as part of a dedicated team
• Able to use a computer to access emails and compile Word documents
• An effective communicator with good written and verbal skills
• A Clean driving licence Full time – 9am to 5pm (Mon to Fri)
About You

Please take a look at our progressive and rewarding benefits package

• Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
• Maternity leave at 3 month’s full pay and 3 month’s half pay
• 2 week’s paid paternity leave
• Shared parental leave, matching the maternity leave benefit
• A thorough Induction Programme tailored to the hospital where you will be working
• Clear pay structure, with competitive rates
• Generous annual leave allowance
• Sick pay of 4 weeks full pay and 4 weeks half pay
• The opportunity to participate in a company contributory pension scheme with up to 3% matching contributions
• Death in service benefit equivalent to 2 x salary
• A range of staff discounts
• Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

For a more detailed job spec please take a look at our Website where you can also read some inspiring stories and find out why working at Huntercombe really sets us apart from the rest.

About The Company

Huntercombe Group are one the leading specialist healthcare providers, with hospital and centres throughout England and Scotland, delivering wide ranging services in adult mental health and learning disabilities, specialist brain injury, child and adult mental health services (CAMHS) including eating disorders and social care for children with special needs.

We welcome applications from everyone irrespective of ethnic origin, gender, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, marital status, disability or social background. This is a great opportunity for someone to make a difference.

Our aspiration is to nurture the world, one person at a time and that’s why everything we do is designed to provide the best care and recovery for our patients and residents
We’re proud to have recruited some of the most experienced doctors, nurses and therapists in their fields and alongside our supportive stable Management structure we hope that it’s you that can help make a difference to our excellent teams and workforce.

Reference: 40882026

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