Activities Assistant

Location

Brisham Park, Yate

Salary & Benefits

£8.96 per hour

Vacancy Type

Part Time

Closing Date

22/12/2021

Activities Assistant

Oaktree, Brisham Park, Yate

16.5 hours per week

Oaktree provides quality residential care , nursing care for those with complex medical needs, and care for those living with dementia.

The home are also able to offer respite care to those who may need a change of scenery and an opportunity to spend time with others.

We are recruiting for an Activities Assistant to join our 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.