Care Assistant - Activity Co-ordinator
Oldham, Greater Manchester, England
Activity Co-ordinator - Bupa Care Homes
£7.50 + excellent benefits
Shaw Side Residential and Nursing Home
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
Shaw Side is a 150 bedded care home situated in Oldham. This purpose-built home is light and spacious, with a careful design and specific equipment to meet the individual needs of its residents. It comprises five separate houses, each with its own facilities and character. This includes a specialist dementia nursing unit, recently opened in December 2011.
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.
- £ 7.5 - 7.5 Per hour
- Full time
- Contract, Permanent
- Job Level
- Qualified (non-manager), Studying / Unqualified
Posted 14 Jul 2017
Closes 14 Aug 2017
This job was posted to: Care assistant