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Activities Co-ordinator

Reference

PRI48210

Location

Old Rectory Brede, Stubb Lane, Brede, East Sussex, TN31 6EH

Priory Group Division

Adult Care

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

£8.91 per hour

Hours

37.5 hours per week

Job Advert Role Description

Are you an enthusiastic individual looking for a new challenge within the care sector? Priory Adult Care is looking for a creative activities co-ordinator to join our team at our service The Old Rectory in Brede, East Sussex. 

The Old Rectory in Brede is a residential care home which supports adults with learning disabilities, who may also have an associated diagnosis such as autism, diabetes, Down's syndrome or epilepsy. We promote independence, equality, dignity and respect and as a team we are focused on building positive outcomes for everyone.

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 the following:

  • 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 activaities 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 (pro rata)
  • Online benefits and cashback rewards
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Pension options 

Please call The Old Rectory on 01424 882 600 if you’d like an informal discussion. 

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.

Job Description

Activities_Co_ordinator.pdf

Closing Date

31/05/2021