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11 Oct 2018

Activities co-ordinator

Reading, UK

£9.00

Salary

£9.00 per hour

Currency

GBP

Type

Permanent

Ref No

PK37926_1539253569

Date Posted

11-Oct-18

Activities Coordinator Needed In Reading!



We are currently recruiting for one of our client's spectacular Nursing Homes based in Reading, and require an Activities Coordinator for a permanent full time role.



We are looking for someone like you: Enthusiastic, Reliable and Honest to support people in a Care Home Setting.



This position comes with a great rate of £9 per hour! This is a Monday to Friday role from 9am to 3pm and 35 hours per week.





The Role:



As an Activities Co-ordinator your focus will be on making the home an interesting and stimulating place to live, and the residents' lives fulfilling.

You will be responsible for developing and maintaining an inspiring programme of leisure pursuits and social events for both individuals and groups of residents.

From organising social and recreational events, both in and outside of the home, to consulting with our residents to identify their social and recreational interests according to their likes, dislikes and abilities, this role is pivotal to the quality of lives of our residents.





Responsibilities:



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To maintain a stimulating programme of leisure pursuits and social events for both groups of residents and on an individual basis.
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Produce and advertise within the Home, a weekly social events programme
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Ensure that each resident is well looked after and stimulated



Required knowledge & experience:



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2 years previous experience in a caring role or similar background - elderly care experience is a must!
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NVQ Level 2 in Health & Social Care is desired, but not essential
* A qualification in Activity provision is also very desirable
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Understanding of the types of activities older people enjoy
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Knowledge of health & safety in the workplace
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Ability to motivate and engage people with good negotiation skills
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Ability to plan a calendar of activities
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Able to work as part of a team and individually
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Sense of Fun, Flexibility and ideas for things to do daily