Activities Co-ordinator (Kenwood)

Activities Co-ordinator (Kenwood)
Kenwood
Part Time

We are seeking professional, experienced and passionate Activities Co-ordinator to join our team

This role involves planning events & activities for elderly residents, living within the care home.

For this role we are offering:

  • Part Time – 25 hours per week
  • Ongoing support with training and development
  • 28 days annual leave including bank holidays (pro rata)
  • Uniform provided

Key Responsibilities:

  • To maintain a stimulating programme of leisure pursuits and social events for both groups of residents and on an individual basis.
  • Produce a weekly social events programme and ensure that it is advertised within the home.
  • To ensure that the social care plan for each resident is in place within three weeks of the date of admission and reviewed regularly.
  • To consult with and assess each resident in order to identify their social and recreational requirements according to their likes, dislikes, abilities and needs.
  • To organise social and recreational events within and without the home.
  • To assess on a regular basis the effectiveness of the programme of social events and recreational pursuits.
  • To liaise and consult with relatives and other staff within the home when writing social care plans.
  • To assess and evaluate social care plans on a monthly basis.
  • To assist and support residents at meal times ensuring that the appropriate equipment is available and that the ambience is conducive to a relaxed environment.
  • To liaise with the senior person in charge on a daily basis.
  • To involve residents in social events organised by the local community and encourage community groups to have involvement in the life of the home.
  • To ensure the spiritual and worship needs of residents are met.
  • To build and maintain a suitable stock of social events and hobby equipment such as: craft materials, board games, jigsaws, cards, needlework, paints, etc.
  • To provide inspiration resources and ideas to care staff for group and one to one social events.
  • To maintain standards of infection control within the home and to assist residents to maintain their own infection control needs.
  • To attend all statutory and mandatory training as required by the Company in order to fulfil your duties.
  • To attend appropriate training courses and/or programmes to enhance personal and professional knowledge and skills.

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