Activities Coordinator in Bosham at Future Care Group

Date Posted: 3/25/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Bosham
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    3/25/2021

Job Description

Activities Co-ordinator

Kings Lodge Nursing Home, Bosham PO18 8PN

  • From £8.85 per hour, 32 hours per week (alternate weekends)
  • Excellent Employee Benefits Package
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Accommodation is available

Kings Lodge Nursing Home is a purpose-built nursing home situated in Bosham, on the edge of Chichester Harbour. Set in an ideal quite location with a view over the Solent and landscaped gardens, the home offers 77 spacious en-suite rooms with personal showers, a wide range of facilities and 24-hour expert care.

Kings Lodge Nursing Home is part of the Future Care Group – a leading provider of high-quality care homes, dedicated to creating unique settings and delivering outstanding care.

Our success to date can be attributed to our focus on recruitment and development of similarly minded, hard-working team members, who share our goals and aspirations and actively work to help us achieve them. In return, we offer training and career development, within an environment of mutual respect and cooperation – the result being that the highest possible standards of care are provided for our residents.

We are looking for an individual who shares our values and our vision. A caring heart and "Can do" attitude who has a creative flair, embraces challenges and finds solutions.

The Job Role - Activities Coordinator

The post holder occupies a unique position in the caring environment of the Home with the freedom of planning and action to ensure interest, diligence, originality, perseverance and patience. The post holder must also possess skills of diplomacy to be able to persuade reluctant Residents to participate in the planned activities and equally important, to persuade other staff in the Home to participate as volunteer helpers for outings and other outdoor activities. Some of the main duties of the role include:

  • To build good relationships 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
  • Review the activity plan with involvement from the Resident and relatives and adjust where required
  • Create a schedule of meaningful occupation for each Resident, personalised to their likes, dislikes, needs and abilities, helping them to try new experiences and continue to take part in the hobbies and activities that they enjoy
  • 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

Rewards and Benefits:

  • Satisfaction of knowing you bring purpose to the lives of people living in our Home
  • Employee Benefit Package – great savings, discounts and rewards, including discounts at major supermarkets, High Street Stores, Cinemas and many more
  • Employee Assistance programme
  • Free meal when working a long day
  • Free onsite parking
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Full training and on-going support
  • Opportunity to express ideas and be part of a dynamic team

 

(social care)

Job Requirements

The ideal candidate for the role will:

  • Have a warm and friendly approach which is respectful and professional
  • Have a passion for caring for the elderly and their families
  • Have the ability to deliver the highest standards of social and cultural activities to our Residents
  • Be a good team player with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Have excellent communication and listening skills