Activities Coordinator

Location

Witney, Oxon

Salary & Benefits

£8.25 per hour

Vacancy Type

Part Time

Closing Date

18/07/2019

Activities Coordinator

Cedar Court, Witney

£8.25 per hour

30 hours per week (will include alternate weekends)

Based in Witney, Oxfordshire, Cedar Court is a 63 bed home covering residential and dementia care. We are recruiting for an Activities Coordinator to join our team.

As Activities Coordinator you will co-ordinate the daily activities for individual residents, ensuring the activities are flexible and varied to suit all capabilities whilst enhancing residents quality of life.

Main Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • The role of activity co-ordinator is fundamental to the residents’ sense of well-being and social enhancement.
  • To ensure the routines and daily activities made available are flexible and varied to suit individual resident’s expectations, preferences and capabilities.
  • Identify the needs of all residents.
  • Plan, organise and run a varied and stimulating monthly programme of activities.
  • Ensure that a weekly and monthly schedule of activities is available for residents, the care team, registered Home Manager and prospective residents to view.
  • Help provide the opportunity for physical, intellectual, emotional, spiritual, and social interaction and enjoyment.
  • Arrange social and spiritual activities and outings, as well as in-house entertainment with entertainers, (music/dance/song).
  • Establish links with, and encourage involvement of the local community in the home, e.g. schools, colleges, religious and voluntary groups and museums.
  • Involve relatives in the activity programme and attend relatives’ meetings as appropriate.
  • Monitor the effects of the activities programme and write brief notes on each individual/group activity session undertaken on the activities record sheets for inclusion in either the residents’ care plan or an activities folder for residents.