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Activities Coordinator

Reference

PRI38649

Location

Addison Court, Addison Street, Accrington, Lancashire, BB5 6AG

Priory Group Division

Adult Care

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Part Time

Salary

£8.72 per hour

Hours

20 hours

Job Advert Location Description

Addison Court is a purpose-built care home providing a friendly and companionable place to live. Conveniently situated in an easily accessible residential area in the centre of Accrington, the home offers a supportive and safe environment with extensive communal space. Our lounges and dining areas have all been carefully designed to create a homely and comfortable atmosphere. Each bedroom, which has the added benefit of en-suite facilities, is designed to ensure comfort and safety and the friendly and welcoming decor helps residents feel at home. The home also benefits from a tranquil, fully enclosed garden, which offers our residents a relaxing atmosphere and a quiet retreat.

Job Advert Role Description

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.

We are always looking to add to our team of Bank Nurses, Care Assistants and Support Services staff – if you are interested in joining us, please do get in touch.

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
  • Online benefits portal with a range of offers and cashback rewards

 

Division DBS info

About us

At Amore Care we offer residential, nursing and dementia care to older people with varying levels of need. All of our residents have their own personal care plan, recognising their individual needs and wishes.

We aim to enhance quality of life by enabling people in our care to make informed choices about their daily life. We actively engage with residents and relatives, encouraging regular feedback and ensuring the people in our care are as independent as possible.

We are passionate about providing the highest standards of care and are committed to providing each employee with a fulfilling working environment and encouraging you in your personal and professional development. Recently voted as the ‘UK’s Most Outstanding Residential Care Service’, Amore Care offers you the opportunity to be part of an award-winning and inspiring culture that believes in consistently delivering outstanding standards of care.

Disclosure

The successful candidate will be required to apply for an enhanced disclosure from the relevant body

Closing Date

12/07/2020