Activities Coordinator
Sanctuary Group
Watlington, Sout, GB
3d ago

At Sanctuary Care, we believe in providing high quality care homes where people are looked after with the utmost dignity and respect.

It goes without saying that kindness is what care is all about, so first and foremost, we carefully choose our staff for their kind and compassionate nature.

We aim to care, nurture and enrich the lives of all in our family’ at Sanctuary Care, whether that’s our staff, residents or family members.

Activities Coordinator

Watlington and District Nursing Home, Hill Road, Watlington, Oxfordshire, OX49 5AE

Why work for us?

We spend so much time at work don’t we, so our ethos at Sanctuary Care is to enrich the lives of both our residents and staff.

Let’s have some fun while we’re at work, support each other and work hard as a team. There’s loads of training and promotion opportunities available for those who want to pursue it and every day job satisfaction at Watlington and District Nursing Home for all regardless of role.

Sanctuary Care has over 100 care homes and you can feel’ the difference a team makes the moment you step through one of our doors.

The team at Watlington and District Nursing Home is special and we’re looking for special people to join us. Become a part of it and apply for this role.

Where you’ll work

  • We make the very most of the South Oxfordshire community, with our very own minibus and designated driver. One of our residents’ favourite places to visit is the Age Concern café on Watlington'
  • s High Street, which serves the most amazing hot chocolate. Some of our residents have even been to Buckingham Palace in the minibus! But nowhere is quite like home, especially with such stunning grounds.

    With raised flower beds, seasonal planting, a water feature, peaceful walkways, relaxed seating areas and a large lawn, they are a real focal point for our garden parties.

    Click here for further information about the home

    Are you our next Activities Coordinator? Here’s more about the role :

  • First and foremost we work together as a team to enrich our residents’ lives let’s support our colleagues too and have fun in the process
  • Leisure and social activities are a really important part of the day let’s get creative and stuck in
  • This is an exciting opportunity to really get to know our residents and provide them with a variety of stimulating activities that not only promote physical but also mental and social wellbeing
  • The opportunities are endless in terms of what activities you could introduce and we would be interested to hear your ideas
  • It’s very simple if we can be the best Activities Coordinator we can be by being kind and supportive in every way to our residents, their families and our colleagues, then we’re all doing a great job.
  • What skills do I need?

  • Team work! A happy team, makes for happy residents and a happy home
  • Experience is not essential, as we will support you with all the training and support you’ll need to do the job, what is important is that you are caring, enthusiastic and have energy to share
  • Being able to communicate well is essential along with a flexible approach
  • You will also be kind and have a real genuine like for older people and their needs, ensuring we treat everyone with the respect and dignity they deserve.
  • Benefits and rewards

    We know you work so hard and being the best Activities Coordinator you can be needs to be rewarded. We are very proud to offer the following :

  • 20 days annual leave plus bank holidays (pro rata)
  • Life assurance
  • CQC performance bonus
  • Overtime enhancement
  • Occupational sick pay after qualifying period
  • Excellent training and development opportunities
  • Refer a friend scheme with payment of up to £750 available
  • Contributory pension from Sanctuary Care
  • Access to a free 24 / 7 support service providing support including legal, financial, emotional and medical advice
  • Discounts on shopping, holidays, cinema, dining, days out and much more via My Rewards’
  • Criminal Records Checks are funded by Sanctuary Care.
  • We hope you feel you could be our next team member. If you’d like to know more about the role before you apply, please call us for a chat on 01491 613 400 and quote Ref : 72662

    Closing date : 08 June 2020

    To apply please click the blue Apply button at the top of the page or please send your up to date CV and covering letter to Resourcing.

    team sanctuary-housing.co.uk quoting reference : 72662

    We might get a lot of applications so reserve the right to withdraw this advertisement at any time. Don’t miss out, please apply early.

    Building Equality and Diversity

    We work closely with the Home Office in order to prevent illegal working.

    An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check will be necessary in the event of a successful application which we will pay for.

    Sanctuary Care Limited is a subsidiary of Sanctuary Housing Association, an exempt charity.

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