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Activity Co-ordinator

Reference

PRI22126

Location

Claremount House, Claremount Road, Halifax, HX3 6AW

Priory Group Division

Adult Care

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

£8.50 per hour

Hours

37.5 per week

Job Advert Role Description

Are you an enthusiastic individual looking for a new challenge within the care sector?

Priory Adult Care are looking for a creative activities co-ordinator to join our team at our site based on the outskirts of Halifax. Claremount House is a newly refurbished care home, specially adapted to meet the needs of its 30 service users, suffering from dementia, older age and physical disabilities.

The Role

As activities co-ordinator you will look to create, plan and organise an interesting and varied program of daily activities, entertainment and events, promoting the wellbeing of the residents. Duties may include:

  • Liaise with external companies to organise entertainment
  • Listening to the residents though conversation and questionnaires to aid producing a popular program of events/activities/entertainment
  • Develop a rapport with local community churches, schools, gyms ect…
  • Work alongside care staff, coordinating hairdressing/chiropody visits etc.
  • Organise raffles & fund raising events for the residents/home.

About you:

We are looking for a cheerful, outgoing, passionate individual with a creative flair. The ideal person will be organised and have some experience working with in the care sector, therefore being able to understand the needs of residents aiding activity choices. No experience as activates co-ordinator is required but a positive, enthusiastic attitude is a must.

What we’d like to give you:

  • A competitive salary
  • Enhanced disclosure cost coverage
  • Comprehensive induction and commitment to on-going training
  • 28 days annual leave including bank holidays
  • Online benefits and cashback rewards
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • SMART childcare vouchers
  • SMART pension option

Division DBS info

Disclosure

All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), Access NI or Disclosure Scotland, and the cost of this will be covered by Priory Group. We are an equal opportunities employer.

Closing Date

30/11/2019