Activities Assistant


Poole, Dorset

Salary & Benefits

£8.96 per hour (£9.24 per hour on weekends)

Vacancy Type

Full Time

Closing Date


Activities Assistant

Ashley Court, Poole

Full time hours (includes alternate weekends)

Located in Poole, Ashley Court provides residential and nursing care for up to 60 residents.  We are recruiting for an Activities Assistant to join the team.

Main Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Planning and facilitating daily, weekly, and monthly events to encourage socialisation, relaxation, and recreation.
  • Plan, organise and run a varied and stimulating monthly programme of activities.
  • 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 notes on each individual/group activity session undertaken on the activities record sheets.
  • Control and maintain stock of materials and resources to facilitate the activities programme.
  • Participate in the mandatory training programme required of the home.

Healthcare Homes offer an Employee Assistance Programme which is immediate access to a confidential telephone counselling and legal information service which operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to include support such as financial and family concerns.