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Activities Co-Ordinator

AI-33-1
  • £12.50 to £13 Per: hour
  • Hereford, West Midlands,
  • Permanent
Activities Co-Ordinator - £12.50 - £13.00 per hour – Hereford      
 
Meridian Business Support are working with an established private client in the Hereford area who are looking to recruit an Activities Co-Ordinator for their nursing home.
Key Responsibilities:
 
  • Inspire and motivate residents to take part in meaningful engagements.
  • Assist in the assessment of the needs of the residents, through meeting with them, team members and family members
  • Build relationships with residents and families to gather life story information and ensure care plans and activities are developed and updated accordingly
  • Spend individual time with residents, care staff and relatives to create personalised activities that engage our residents and reflect their interest and hobbies
  • Support providing stimulation and to residents that meet their individual needs through a wide and varied activities programme including music, exercise and arts & crafts
  • Be creative with further activities to push the boundaries of the typical activity programme.
  • Assist in developing community links with local groups and arrange trips and excursions with varied destinations and purposes to involve as many residents in activity outside the Home
  • Support in the roll-out of the Magic Moments initiatives and encourage others to be involved
  • Complete evidencing and tracking activity documentation via digital and written methods
Applicants for this role should be:
  • Confident to deliver group and 1 to 1 activities
  • A team player who engages well with others
  • A strong communicator
  • A genuine interest in promoting independence and life style opportunities for the elderly
  • Energetic and hard-working
  • Knowledgeable of basic IT Skills
  • Flexible and adaptable to change
  • Passionate about offering superior services and want to make a difference
  • A glass half full person, with a sense of humor and a positive outlook
Requirements:
  • Ideally NVQ/QCF level 3 in Care.
  • At least 1 years experience working in home care.
  • Knowledge of CQC Compliance is essential.
  • Ideally experienced in conducting care assessments, care reviews and being able to motivate care staff.
  • Organised, methodical, and a good eye for detail.
  • Being flexible around working schedules, roles and responsibility.
  • Being a team player is extremely crucial to this role.
What the role offers –
  • Competitive rate of pay - £12.50 to £13.00 per hour
  • Full time hours 30 – 37 hours per week
  • Must be flexible for some weekend work
  • A friendly and supportive working environment in a very well-run home / company
  • A range of opportunities for training and development
  • Support with revalidation
  • Free uniforms and DBS fee paid
 
Meridian Business Support is a recruitment specialist acting on behalf of our client as an Employment Agency for this vacancy.

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