Job Ref: 12646  |   South Cerney

Activities Co-Ordinator; 12 Month Maternity Cover

Location: South Cerney near Cirencester

Salary: £9.16 per hour

Hours of work: 36 Hours per week

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.


The Home

The Lakes Care Centre is a state of the art 64 bedded specialist dementia and nursing care centre, offering the opportunity for residents to live in luxury surroundings, with experienced qualified nurses and care professionals on hand 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Its waterside position with beautiful views over the lake will promote an atmosphere of calmness and tranquility for our residents and we are working with the University of Sterling Dementia Services Centre and DSDC to ensure we meet their Gold Standard in dementia design.

We are currently looking to recruit an Activities Coordinator to join our  team!

As an Activities Coordinator, you are absolutely essential to the well-being of the residents that we support. At the Trust we aim for our homes to be vibrant, joyful communities with a wide range of stimulating activities and entertainment available, with something to suit every taste and ability.

You will be required to get to know our residents, and their families; to tailor an on-going programme of activities and events aimed at promoting their independence and social engagement, and to ensure everyone has personalised involvement that suits their needs.

Benefits of Working for OSJCT:

As you will be a key member of OSJCT we will ensure you have all the training, support and tools required to be successful in your role. You can also expect benefits such as:

  • Support with your continual professional development
  • Company pension scheme
  • Competitive Pay
  • Access to internal and external training
  • Access to ‘My Rewards’ giving you discounts on shopping, days out, holidays and much more!

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE ROLE:

  • Must have experience working with older people in a residential setting.
  • A good knowledge and awareness of meaningful activities for those living with Dementia.
  • Have good communication skills.

If you feel you have the skills and experience to support the Home Manager in creating and maintaining a high level of service we would love to hear from you!

Additional Information

Contract Type: Fixed term
Hours per week: 36
Salary Type: Hourly
Hourly Rate: £9.16
What level of DBS check? Enhanced
Full Job Description: Download Full Job Description

Vacancy closing date: Thursday, 28th February - 2019 23:55

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