Activities Co-Ordinator

Harrow, Greater London, England
HA1 1QP
Care UK £ 1.0 - 1.0 Per hour Full time Save This Job
Pay
£ 1.0 - 1.0 Per hour
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
12 Jul 2021
Closes
11 Aug 2021

Job Description

  • Post Code
  • HA1 3AR
  • Role Highlights
  • Activities Coordinator/ Supervisor - Full time - 37.5 h/p

    Buchanan Court Care Home - Harrow, HA1 3AR

    Pay - from £10.5 per hour
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  • Job Summary
    Help our residents maintain active and independent lives through the creation and delivery of individualised activity plans based on their interests, abilities and life experience.

    Full time, occasional weekend and evening work required.

    Key Responsibilities
    • To build friendships with our residents that help them adjust to life in a care home
    • Work with residents, their friends and family members, to build individual lifestyle histories and, using these, create ongoing plans in our electronic resident records, ensuring these are updated daily to evidence delivery
    • On a monthly basis review the plan with the resident and relatives and adjust if necessary
    • Create a weekly schedule of meaningful occupation for each resident, personalised to their likes, dislikes, needs and abilities, helping them to try new things and continue to take part in the hobbies and activities that make them who they are
    • Create and maintain a schedule of group activities tailored to residents to run alongside one-to-one sessions, enabling residents to take part in communal activities as well as individual hobbies as per their wishes
    • Update the resident’s personalised diary on a weekly basis with details of the activities they’ve undertaken, including photos, comments and feedback, that can be kept by residents as a record of what they have achieved as well as shared with their friends, family and the home team
    • Build relationships with relatives, friends and advocates in order make sure you understand the person, and that the relatives understand how you are supporting the resident
    • To build relationships with the local community , inviting them into the home to take part or run events and help residents maintain their hobbies
    • To establish and run a ‘Friends of’ the home - a group of relatives, friends and neighbours from the community who are keen to be active participants in the life of the home
    • Develop strong and continuing relationships with colleagues to enable the sharing of ideas and information, ensuring you are all working as a team to provide a safe and fulfilling experience within the home for every resident
    • Enable our residents to stay in touch with friends and family by visits, phone, Skype, letters and email
    • Support our residents to make trips outside of the home, encouraging relatives and friends to join in, as well as building links with local groups to encourage them into the home, facilitating the position of the home as part of the local community
    • Actively seek feedback on the activity provision in the home, including running a resident forum and in house customer satisfaction programmes
    • To attend all statutory and mandatory training as required by the Company in order to fulfil your duties
    • To attend appropriate training courses and/or programmes to enhance personal and professional knowledge and skills
    • To undergo the necessary training to become a ‘Dementia Friend’
  • Where you'll work
  • Our care home on Sudbury hill in Harrow opened its doors to residents in November 2017. With 80 beds spread across four floors the home has been designed to maximise space and light. Along with permanent nursing and residential care, our experienced team provide short term care for older people who may need some extra support after a stay in hospital before they return to their own home. The care home also deliver the latest in specialist care for people living with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia.

Care UK is committed to ensuring that it employs people with the right mix of talent, skills and potential and will assess every applicant fairly regardless of race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, responsibilities for dependents, age, physical/mental disability or offending background. Having a criminal record will not necessarily prevent you from working with us, it will depend on the nature of the role and background of any offence.

Ref: SYS-67564

Job Details

Activities Co-Ordinator

Harrow, Greater London, Englandd Care UK
Pay
£ 1.0 - 1.0 Per hour
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Hours
Full time
Posted
12 Jul 2021
Type
Permanent
Closes
11 Aug 2021

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