Activities Co-ordinator
Care UK
Edinburgh, GB
6d ago

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
  • Our brand new care home being built in Murrayfield on the Corstorphine Road, west of the city centre, will provide a range of high quality personalised care services for older people, from nursing and residential care to short term respite care and specialist dementia care.

    Murrayside Care home will have 63 bedrooms, each with en-suite facilities. Everything about the care home will enable you to enjoy the best in luxury and comfort.

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