Activity Coordinator Needed in Crewkerne Somerset
Experienced elderly carer required to coordinate engaging recreational activities in Crewkerne care home.
Activity Coordinator Somerset
An excellent salary is available for an experienced and reliable support worker in the Somerset region to promote the relief of people living in the UK who are disadvantaged by virtue of old age or by physical or mental disability.
Your new company
This recently refurbished care home accommodates 40+ service users and is centrally locally in the heart of Crewkerne.
Your new role
As a support worker for the elderly, you would be assisting individuals with a complex variety of mental and physical needs as well as organising suitable recreational activities. Being aware of older people's current level of physical, cognitive and psychological ability will result in the selection of personally meaningful activities that will most engage that person. Activities coordinators are important for care homes to be able to achieve the dementia quality standard for social care set by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE). We are offering a full-time position to a caring and compassionate professional with a background in care.
What you'll need to succeed
To join this fantastic care home you must have a NVQ Level 2 or above and demonstrate second to none care in your employment history. Unqualified candidates will also be considered if they have over 6 months experience.
What you'll get in return
- Competitive salary
- £250 reward when you recommend a colleague
- Holiday Pay
To be considered for Support Worker roles you must
- Have recent experience of working in similar settings (and be able to provide references)
- Have caring and compassionate outlook
- Have experience working with adults with dementia
What you need to do now
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