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Activity Coordinator

Activity Coordinator

Posted 4 April by Cygnet Health Care Featured Ended
About Broughton House
Broughton House is a 29 bed specialist residential home for young people and adults with autism and severe learning difficulties often accompanied by complex needs and challenging behaviour. Person-centred planning is at the heart of everything we do, which is based around specific individual needs. We understand that consistency and continuity of care is important for the people we care for and staff use nonaversive positive intervention to assist with personal development.
The role:
- The emphasis is upon effectively structuring and planning activities for the residents, ensuring a fun and constructive leisure time. This role is critical in ensuring that national care standards are exceeded. It also provides the opportunity to develop and improve practice.
- To ensure that the social and further learning programme for each resident is set up to meet individual needs ensuring that residents have a variety of activities planned and adequately resourced, thereby supporting the development of their independence, leisure skills and challenging behaviours.
- To plan and liaise with the Registered Manager and Assistant managers/ Support Workers to ensure that there is a schedule of activity to undertake, including timetables, and sufficient resources ready prior to the shift to enable a wide range of activities to take place in support of a social education programme. To complete all necessary paperwork including, 52 week planner, risk assessments and evaluations etc.
- To lead, coach and support staff to ensure that the sessions meet expectations.
Candidate Profile:
- Desirable - NVQ/QCF Level 3 in Health & Social care or equivalent qualification in Child/Adult care. Level 3 or 4 in PTILLS (preparing to teach in the lifelong learning sector) or equivalent.
- Computer skills the ability to input data produce reports and power point presentations.

Reference: 34822818

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