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Activity Co-ordinator

Reference

PRI22130

Location

Dalton Court, Europe Way, Cockermouth, Cumbria, CA13 0RJ

Priory Group Division

Adult Care

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time, Permanent - Part Time

Salary

Upto £8.70 p/h depending on experience

Hours

1X30hrs 1X16hrs

Job Advert Role Description

**Activity Co-ordinator**

Priory Adult Care are currently looking for a motivated activities co-ordinator for purpose built nursing home in the heart of the lake district. Dalton Court has 60 service users suffering with older age and dementia.

As an Activities Co-ordinator you will co-ordinate and organise all social and recreational activity for the home. Your role will involve getting to know our residents so that you can plan activities to suit their individual needs.

We will look to you to think creatively to develop a diverse and engaging programme, enhancing the wellbeing of our residents through providing a stimulating range of activities. Energy and enthusiasm is crucial, combined with empathy in order to listen to and understand our residents and their interests.

What we’d like from you:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Personable and motivated
  • Caring and considerate
  • A strong sense of responsibility
  • Organised and hard-working
  • Flexibility and strong “can do” attitude
  • An understanding of the issues older people may face

What we’d like to give you:

  • Market competitive rates of pay
  • Specialist dementia training and support from our award-winning, university-accredited ‘Creative Minds’ programme
  • Full library of interactive learning resources from the Aged Care Channel in every home for personal & professional development
  • Range of salary sacrifice benefits including childcare vouchers, pension, gym membership, technology purchase schemes and more
  • Online benefits portal with a range of offers and cashback rewards

Division DBS info

Career Pathways

As a Priory Group employee, you’ll be able to chart your long-term career along defined pathways (from Support Worker to CEO), each path providing you a fulfilling work environment and support from a world class organisation to achieve your professional goals. We want to invest in you to achieve the next step in your career, so you can continue to make a difference in people’s lives.

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. We are an equal opportunities employer.

Closing Date

02/10/2018