Activity Coordinator

Posted 6 April by Orchard Care Homes Easy Apply Featured

Activity Co-ordinator

Orchard Care Homes - Loxley Court, S4

Hours - 20 hours per week          

Pay - Up to £8.03 per hour dependant on age

Kind Care Assistants are at the heart of our community

If you are a reliable and punctual team player, with good numeracy and literacy skills and a warm and friendly disposition, we would like to hear from you.

Orchard at the heart of the community

Orchard Care Homes has been running and managing care homes across the UK for over a decade.

Our Mission: To be the positive choice for resident’s, their families and friends, healthcare professionals and staff.

Our person-centred approach to care relies on the dedication and passion of our Carers, who we expect to go the extra mile to improve the home experience and generate a relaxed and informal community within our homes.

What you’ll be doing

You will be organising a programme of appropriate and achievable, as well as therapeutic and recreational activities to enhance the lives and well-being of residents in our care home. To drive and support health initiatives in the home

Where you will be working:

Loxley Court offers the latest facilities and amenities in care, our three-story home is modern and light, creating a friendly environment for our 72 residents, focusing on specialist nursing and dementia care

What you’ll need:

Essential:

Strong interpersonal skills

Experience of working with vulnerable people

Experience of delivering activities in a group setting

Ability to write concise and compelling copy

Experience of forging and building strong relationships

Able to use Microsoft Word and Excel

Desirable:

Experience of producing reports and newsletters

Understand the needs of elderly people

Experience of using the internet for research

Essential values and commitment:

Be a passionate member of the Care team, with a desire to help others and make a difference to our resident’s lives ensuring activities are delivered with dignity, respect and fairness

Be polite, friendly, warm and supportive of a resident’s individual needs

Enjoy a busy environment ensuring the home is pleasant and welcoming at all times

Ability to communicate with older people and be interested in their needs

Either have experience, or a willingness to learn more, about dementia and how to support residents

The ability to encourage teamwork and support the team to deliver outstanding care

Eager to complete all training relevant to your role

What we offer in return

By choosing Orchard Care Homes you are joining a progressive and ambitious group of care homes. We are driven to provide the very best standards of care and quality within our homes, and to recruit the very best Carers in our company. As such we offer a competitive salary and range of benefits including:

  • Ongoing training

  • Career development opportunities

  • Refer a friend scheme

  • Comprehensive induction

  • Cost of DBS check paid for by the Company

  • Opportunity to become a specialist Champion

  • Free uniform

  • Pension scheme

How to Apply

Apply with your CV or please visit Https://careers/vacancy/

Reference: 34840874

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