Job Ref: 13816  |   Holbeach


Location: Holbeach, Lincolnshire

Salary: £8.21 - £8.56 (plus weekend enhancements)

Hours of work: 20 hours

The Orders of St John Care Trust is the 2nd largest not for profit care provider in the UK specialising in providing high quality, person centred care for older people, in care homes and extra care housing. As a charity we ensure that any revenue goes straight back into our homes meaning our residents and staff are well looked after.


Patchett Lodge Care Home rated 9.5 on!

Patchett Lodge Care Home, Holbeach offers compassionate, individualised residential and respite care for up to 28 residents in a homely, comfortable and safe environment. Our home benefits from being situated in large, attractive grounds close to the centre of the small market town of Holbeach. 


Care charity and provider The Orders of St John Care Trust are respected in the care sector for a flexible range of care provision, making the most of voluntary sector contributions to help vulnerable adults achieve a more dignified lifestyle.


We are now recruiting an Activities Co-ordinator to join our team!

We are currently looking to recruit an Activities Co-ordinator to support and work along side the care team to ensure our residents have the highest quality of life possible.

Duties will include arranging group and individual activities and entertainment for our elderly resident. You will need to get to know all of our residents well and build strong relationship with them to ensure you are providing engaging, stimulating activities that are of interest to them. You will be expected to tailor your activity and entertainment programme to ensure there is a person centred approach that suits the needs of individuals. You will also be responsible for group and home activities which may include volunteers or the wider community such as trips and open days.

Applicants should be highly motivated, be an excellent communicator and have good organisational skills. Previous experience of working within a care environment is essential. QCF or NVQ level 2 in care would be an advantage but is not essential.

As a key member of the OSJCT Team you can expect benefits such as:

  • Paid breaks
  • Paid DBS
  • Higher rate of pay at weekends
  • Free Uniform
  • Free Training
  • Development and progression opportunities
  • Overtime available
  • “My Rewards” offering you discount on shopping, days out, restaurants and much more!

This is a rewarding role full of moments that will make a huge difference to people’s lives. If you feel this may be for you then please apply below.

All candidates will be required to have an enhanced DBS which is on the update service. All offers are conditional upon satisfactory background checks.

Additional Information

Contract Type: Permanent
Hours per week: 20
Salary Type: Hourly
Hourly Rate: £8.21
What level of DBS check? Enhanced
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Vacancy closing date: Thursday, 23rd May - 2019 22:55

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