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Activities Assistant

Reference

PRI26118

Location

Carlingford Lodge, 76 Upper Dromore Road, Warrenpoint, Newry, County Down, BT34 3PN

Priory Group Division

Adult Care

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Part Time

Salary

£8.30 p/h

Hours

Part-time 16.5 hours

Job Advert Role Description

Activities Assistant

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

Priory Adult Care are looking for a creative activities assistant to join our team at our site based on the outskirts of Warrenpoint. Carlingford Lodge is a 74 bedroom Care & Residential Home, we support service users with a variety of different needs.  We have 2 floors in the building, a Dementia Unit and a Nursing Unit with a new residential unit attached. 

The Role

As activities assistant you will look to help 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 flare. 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 assistant is required but a positive, enthusiastic attitude is a must.

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

15/11/2019