Job Ref: 12331 | Cheltenham
Location: Charlton Kings, Cheltenham
Hours of work: 20 hours
Rate of Pay: £9.16 per hour
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.
Grevill House/Ashley Unit is a 50 bed Nursing/Residential home attached to a 15 bed Intermediate care facility, located in within a short walk of Charlton Kings, a suburb of Cheltenham. Grevill House is a well established care home which have forged strong community links to ensure a transparent approach to living and working within a care home. The Multi-cultural team is led by a Home Manager who ensures that all staff are well supported to achieve their own developmental aspirations. The Ashley Unit provides an invaluable rehabilitation service that enables residents to be reskilled and relocate back to their own homes. This purpose built building provides a supportive environment for residents and the team alike.
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 an important member of our team we will ensure you have all the training, support and tools required to be successful in your new role. We can also offer benefits such as:
- Company Pension Scheme
- 20 days annual leave, plus bank holidays
- Comprehensive induction
- Training in specialism such as dementia
- Opportunity for career development
- Uniform provided
- Cost of DBS check
- “My Reward” giving you discount on shopping, holidays, cinema, dining, days out and much more!
- Refer a friend to the Trust rewards £500 for Carers and £1000 for nurses.
We are looking for someone who has experience working with older people in a residential setting. You must have good knowledge and awareness of Dementia and understand how to implement individual meaningful activities.
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.
|Hours per week:||20|
|What level of DBS check?||Enhanced|
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Vacancy closing date: Thursday, 31st January - 2019 23:55