Activities Assistant
8d ago

About the role

We have a great opportunity for a motivated individual to join our activities team, and help to create and organise a varied activities programme for our residents across the whole village, from organised hobbies to group events, all of which will promote independence, choice and dignity.

By getting to know each resident, their interests and life stories, you’ll deliver events that truly enrich their lives and ensure they stay connected with the village community.

Whilst motivating colleagues to support events in the village, you’ll be assisting the Senior Activities Co-ordinator to regularly review residents needs, the programme of activities, levels of participation and encouraging family and friends to become involved.

Who we’re looking for

We have a great opportunity for a motivated individual to join our activities and events team. Your role will include creating and organising a range of programmes from organised hobbies to large events for both residents in our care home as well as those living in the independent and assisted living properties.

Your aim will be to arrange activities and events which will promote choice and dignity.

You’ll have an outgoing, warm personality with excellent interpersonal skills and enjoy being creative. You’ll be confident in working with colleagues to deliver activities and assist the Activities Organiser in planning any special events

You’ll identify the most appropriate and stimulating activities through regular assessment and discussion with residents, relatives, staff and friends to ensure full knowledge of their likes, dislikes, interests, abilities and difficulties

You’ll be assisting residents with activities such as letter writing, shopping, reading aloud, games and the pursuit of individual hobbies and interests

You’ll participate in outings and fund raising events as required, and maintain a portfolio of information about the range of activities within the village and the local community

You’ll require a full clean driving licence, a creative approach to ideas, and the ability to motivate residents using energy, a sense of humour and a positive attitude

In return we offer : A competitive salary

A competitive salary

28 days annual holiday inclusive of bank holidays

Extensive induction and training opportunities and access to qualifications

Staff benefits including weekly offers and discounts with major retailers

An exemplary working environment and the opportunity to develop your career within a supportive, professional team

To apply :

If you would like to join our team and be part of a thriving retirement community, please apply using the link

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