Activity Organiser

Posted 22 August by Heritage Care

Activity Organiser needed at Holmers House, High Wycombe.

Salary: £8.33 per hour

Hours: 20 hours per week

Heritage Care is a charitable organisation that provides a range of flexible individualised care and support services for people with learning disabilities, mental health support needs and older people.

We look to recruit people who both embody and share our values: People that always behave with integrity and that seek to inspire everyone they come in contact with. People that respect diversity and value inclusiveness. People that constantly innovate to meet the needs of those we serve and impact lives in a positive way.

Holmers House has been through a challenging 2017, moving forward for 2018 an exciting opportunity has arisen for an Activity Organiser to join our home. Holmers House, located in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire. We are looking for kind, motivated individuals who want to make a positive difference to the Home and the lives of our residents. We require activity organisers that can work with and develop an ambitious growth plan.

The Role

To organise and implement appropriate stimulating activities to meet the individual needs of the older service users in the service in order to value and enhance their day to day quality of life. From making cards and enjoying a game of bingo, through to bead-threading, quizzes and going for a walk, it will be your job to create and deliver a planned programme of events for the home. Having already worked in a similar role or setting, you will have excellent communication skills, a caring and person-centred approach, plus good time management ability.

The role also requires the completion of paperwork, so you will need to be orangised and thorough in your work.

Holmers House is a purpose built care home and has specially designed accommodation for older people living with dementia. It has 48 en-suite rooms, divided between its three self-contained units, each of which has their own living room and dining room. All three units have access to the home’s wheelchair accessible, landscaped gardens. Residents are supported by the staff to live as independently as their health conditions will allow and care is personalised to meet each person’s level of need. Our staff team have built a warm and welcoming environment for residents and have all been trained to support people with varying levels of need.

The benefits we offer include:

28 days holiday including bank holidays

Pension scheme

Child Care Vouchers

Bike to work scheme

Discount scheme with a wide range of retailers

Refer a friend scheme

Interest free season ticket loan for travel

We also offer an excellent career progression, extensive training and support will be provided. We offer QCF training (recognised by the City & Guilds) which can lead to formal nationally recognised care qualifications.

Please apply online now.

Applications are reviewed daily and interviews are arranged to suit.

All successful candidates are subject to full pre-employment checks including an enhanced disclosure from Disclosure and Barring Service.

Required skills

  • Activity
  • Care Plans
  • Health
  • Social Care
  • Coordinating Activities

Application question

Have you worked in a similar setting previously?

Reference: 34615253

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