Newtown St Boswells, Melrose, Scottish Borders, Scotland
Activity Co-ordinator - Bupa Care Homes
£7.55 per hour + excellent benefits
Shockerwick House Residential and Nursing Home
30 Hours per week
About the role
You will be responsible for organising and creating a varied activities programme, from organised hobbies to group events, all of which will promote independence, choice and dignity for our residents
You will to get to know our residents, their interests and life stories, so you can deliver events that truly enrich their lives and ensure they feel connected with their community
Whilst motivating colleagues to support events in the home, you will also be responsible for actively promoting activities in the community and encourage family and friends to become involved
You will keep up-to-date with the necessary paperwork and keep an eye on budgets.
Who we're looking for
You will be positive, outgoing and enjoy being creative in your role. You'll be confident in organising colleagues in delivering activities and be comfortable developing relationships in the local community to promote the home.
What's in it for you?
Bupa Care Homes values its people, so you can expect a competitive pay rate and benefits that include:
* Bupa Fit which is a staff health benefit
* A competitive starting salary with the opportunity to increase this through training and development.
* Cycle to Work Scheme
* Bupa Cash Plan discounts
* We cover the cost of your DBS Check (£44)
* Pension and Life Assurance scheme available
* Comprehensive induction and on-going training and development
* Competitive staff benefits such as weekly offers and discounts
* Hot meal provided
* Uniform provided
About the home
Shockerwick House is a 38 bedded elegant 18th Century home that stands in twelve acres of beautifully landscaped gardens. It has been sympathetically converted and the house retains many of its original features and considerable charm. The home has been awarded a three star 'Excellent' rating by the Care Quality Commission. Shockerwick House offers a wide range of types of care, including nursing, residential, convalescence and palliative care. We also offer respite and we welcome individuals of 40+ with physical disabilities.
Who we are
Bupa Care Homes provides expert nursing, dementia, residential and specialist care to almost 18,000 people in over 300 UK homes. Our purpose is to help people live longer, healthier, happier lives.
Passionate about making lives better, every decision we make is because we care. It's why we inspire and support our care home teams to put our residents' wellbeing at the heart of everything they do.
Choose a career in care.
Bupa is committed to an environment which will attract, retain and motivate its people. Bupa aims to ensure that every applicant to, or employee of is assessed for employment, promotion and development solely on the basis of personal merit and qualifications, regardless of gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, marital or civil partner status, gender reassignment, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, disability or age.
- £ 7.55 - 7.55 Per hour
- Full time
- Job Level
Posted 18 May 2017
Closes 18 Jun 2017
This job was posted to: Care assistant