Activities Coordinator

Colchester, Essex, England
CO2 9QF
Care UK £ 8.91 - 8.91 Per hour Full time Save This Job
Pay
£ 8.91 - 8.91 Per hour
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
1 Sep 2021
Closes
1 Oct 2021

Job Description

  • Post Code
  • CO7 8JG
  • Min Pay Rate
  • £8.91
  • Max Pay Rate
  • £8.91
  • Shifts Available
  • Full time
  • Role Highlights
  • Activities Coordinator required at Silversprings Care Home

    Full time - 37.5 hours per week including every other weekend

    £8.91 per hour plus benefits
  • Job Copy
  • If you have a passion for helping others to get the most out of life and some experience gained in a similar role, joining Care UK as a Lifestyle Coordinator may be the right move for you. A rewarding career that comes with great training, you’ll have a real opportunity to develop in our fast paced, expanding business.

    Being a Lifestyle Coordinator at Care UK
    Lifestyle Coordinators at Care UK have the ability to understand residents’ needs and go the extra mile to support them to live a fulfilling life. They enjoy sharing ideas with others and strive to find ways to improve residents’ quality of life. With a formidable ‘can-do’ approach to their work, lots of initiative and team player skills, they’re keen to continuously learn and improve too. Do you have the same sort of attributes?

    What you’ll be doing
    Being a Lifestyle Coordinator is about creating, organising and communicating a varied programme of activities for residents. It’s also about empowering each resident individually, assisting them with their ability to participate and enabling them to achieve their goals. You’ll do this by spending quality time with residents and their families in order to gain a full understanding of their interests and aspirations. Meaningful activity is the result and the responsibility of all colleagues input, so you’ll work closely with the team to involve everyone in the home and make this successful. Put simply, it’s about making a difference. A real difference.

    What you’ll need
    Some relevant experience is essential, as is the ability to compile social care plans for residents and maintain confidentiality. We’ll also be looking for excellent interpersonal skills and a flair for prioritising a busy workload. Someone who’s able to retain information and carry out instructions accurately, keeping accurate written records is important too. Above all, you have a natural ability to help make the lives of others more enjoyable and want to work in an environment where the work can be challenging, but also fun, fullfilling and rewarding.

    The benefits
    • Competitive rates of pay – we continuously review pay in your local market
    • Opportunities to progress through our personalised career paths into more senior and management roles whilst growing your earnings
    • Earn whilst you learn and take on a variety of apprenticeships applicable to your role enabling you to increase your pay once achieved
    • Competitive refer a friend scheme of up to £1000 depending on role
    • Quality and free training to help develop and enhance your skills
    • Cycle to work scheme
    • Free DBS
    • Thousands of online and in-store discounts across big known retailers enabling our colleagues to make big savings on every day shopping such as holidays, supermarkets and travel.
    • Employee Assistance Programme – Immediate access to a confidential telephone counselling and legal information service which operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to include support such as financial and family concerns


    One of the UK’s leading care home providers, Care UK run over 120 homes and day clubs across the UK that provide residential, nursing, dementia and end-of-life care for older people. A top rated employer in best quality results, our goal is to help every employee fulfil their potential by providing first-class training and support.

    Fulfilling lives, fulfilling Careers.
  • Where you'll work
  • Silversprings is a beautiful, modern luxury care home in Thorrington, set in stunning surroundings near Colchester in Essex.

    Silversprings care home delivers a range of quality care for older people. There’s our weekly dementia activities club for people in the local community who are living with dementia, and their carers. We also offer short respite stays to give family carers some well-deserved time off, as well as full-time residential and nursing care.

    Staff in our care home are specialists in caring for older people with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia and even undertake special experiential training to gain a greater understanding of what life is like for people living with the condition. Their empathy and commitment mean that Silversprings has developed an impressive reputation for the care it provides.


Care UK is committed to ensuring that it employs people with the right mix of ta

Ref: SYS-108614

Job Details

Activities Coordinator

Colchester, Essex, Englandd Care UK
Pay
£ 8.91 - 8.91 Per hour
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Hours
Full time
Posted
1 Sep 2021
Type
Permanent
Closes
1 Oct 2021

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