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Care Home Activities Coordinator

Allonsfield House Nursing Home, Woodbridge, Suffolk

Pay:
£14 per hour
(depending on experience)
Type:
Permanent
Shift:
Days
Closing date:
06/03/2024
  • £500 Welcome bonus

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About the company

Family-owned Kingsley Healthcare is a UK top 20 ranked care home group (carehome.co.uk) employing 2,000-plus staff and supporting 1,400 residents.

We have a sector-leading 4.7 Glassdoor rating and are proud to be a Real Living Wage employer. Furthermore, we are proud to have been ranked Number 1 in the UK for work wellbeing in recruiter Indeed’s Better Work Awards 2023. A true testament to Kingsley’s caring ethos.

About the role

As a Activities Coordinator, you will ensure all our residents enjoy a stimulating, fulfilling and happy lifestyle. You will use your experience in the arts, theatre, music, hospitality and event hosting to create and implement a wide variety of daily activities and programmes for our residents to enjoy that also encourage wellbeing, socialisation and harmony throughout our care home.

If you have previous experience as a Lifestyle Coordinator, Activities Coordinator or a similar role in a care, community, leisure, hospitality or event management environment, come and join our family in our care home.

Reports to: Home Manager/ Regional Hospitality & Lifestyle Manager

 

This role could be for you if you have;

  • Strong organisational skills, creativity, and the ability to think outside the box.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to build relationships with residents, staff, and families.
  • Knowledge of and experience in theatre, art, music, hospitality, and event hosting.
  • Ability to lead group activities and manage volunteers.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • A high level of empathy and an understanding of the needs of elderly and disabled residents.
  • Flexibility and adaptability to changing circumstances and schedules.

 

Qualifications required for the role

  • A formal qualification in a relevant field, e.g. leisure, lifestyle, hospitality or event management, is an advantage.

 

What will you get from the role?

You will have the satisfaction of working with and being supported by an enthusiastic and caring team that puts people at the heart of the business. We know the happiness of our staff improves the service we give our residents. You will have plenty of opportunities to learn and develop your skills, and we have the procedures and processes to help you at every step.

Benefits

  • Comprehensive induction and training programme.

  • Opportunities for career development and progression.

  • Employee Assistance Programme

  • Blue Light Card Scheme. We’ll reimburse the enrolment fee of this fantastic scheme that offers discounts on holidays, days out and over 15,000 national brands.

  • We’ll pay for your full DBS disclosure

  • Your uniform will be provided – this is another cost that we think it’s essential that we cover for you.

  • Enhanced rates of pay for bank holidays 

  • Paid breaks – we think it’s essential that all staff can take breaks without fear of losing money, so we pay for you to have a break during working hours.

  • £500 Welcome bonus

Some of the accreditations and awards we’re really proud of:

  • We are a Living Wage Employer
  • Regulated by Care Quality Commission
  • chuk 2023 v3
  • Enabling Research in Care Homes
  • Pinders Healthcare Design Awards 2019 Winner
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