Lifestyle Co-ordinator
Care UK
Croydon, Greater London, GB
4d 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
  • Addington Heights is a purpose-built care home set in a quiet area next to a park in New Addington, near Croydon.

    Our welcoming, friendly team provides high quality, personalised residential and short-break respite care for older people.

    We see all of our residents as individuals and fully respect their choices. Our aim is to enable each person to stay as independent as possible.

    And we're very flexible and open minded our helpful team will do anything to meet residents' needs and those of their families.

    By spending time getting to know, and building a friendship with, each resident, we develop a care programme that's truly personal to them.

    That goes for our engaging activities and fun outings too we try to find something for every resident or help them to fulfil their wishes if they have a specific idea in mind.

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