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Activities Co-ordinator

Reference

PRI53892

Location

Orchid Lawns, Ampthill Road, Steppingley, Bedfordshire, MK45 1AB

Priory Group Division

Adult Care

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

£9.25 per hour

Hours

30

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 Orchid Lawns in Steppingley. 

Orchid Lawns is a care home designed for older people with dementia. The home provides a specialist dementia nursing service, working in partnership with Central Bedfordshire PCT and Local Authorities. Situated in Steppingley, Bedfordshire the home offers a supportive environment with en-suite bedrooms and comfortable lounge areas. Our dedicated team ensure we meet the resident’s individual care and social needs.

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 

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

31/10/2021