About The Role
Magdalen Park is a care home in Hedon near Hull.
The Home provides both residential and dementia care in separate areas of the Home.
The facilities include a residents pub, hair and beauty salon’s, sweet shop, cinema, bowls green and large gardens.
Magdalen Park is currently recruiting for a Part time Activities Coordinator
The role is key to our resident’s happiness and will include planning, organising and leading internal and external activities in response to the identified wants and needs of residents.
This role requires weekend work.
Overview of Job Role:
- Help to assess and collate residents’ interests and preferences in association with other care staff members particularly key workers.
- To have good IT skills to enable you to produce rotas, activity sheets, create an online presence for the home and correspond with others in the group using the relevant IT software.
- Plan and organise programmes of individual and group activities in response to the identified wants and needs.
- Work closely with residents, staff and others involved in the organising and the running of events.
- Be responsible with the registered manager for the appropriate use of the home’s activities programme budget.
- Organise publicity and information about the activities being offered, displaying, distributing, and updating the information to residents, staff and others involved.
- Advertise forthcoming events externally and within the home.
- Continually risk assess activities in relation to individual residents and ensure each is involved at the appropriate level of risk commensurate with their abilities and aspirations.
- Investigate, develop and extend the range of activities and interests that the home can offer.
- Maintain and develop the home’s “information bank” about community and other resources that residents might be able to use in the pursuit of their interests.
- Review and evaluate the activities programme so that it is kept up to date and fit for purpose.
- Organise and carry out regular “customer satisfaction surveys” of the activities provided so that they can be continuously improved.
It is essential that all our staff are;
- Flexible, caring and compassionate.
- Positive, self-motivated and organised.
- Willing to undertake any training necessary to develop skills and competency relevant to the role.
- Sensitive to the needs of others.
- An active team player and must be able to work on own initiative.
- Possess good communication skills with colleagues and residents.
In return the company will offer you:
- Competitive rates of pay
- Free Uniform
- Fully comprehensive training and development support from our In house trainer
- Career Progression
- Staff recognition awards
- Rewards App
- Health Scheme
- Working with a fantastic team of friendly, supportive, like-minded individuals
Experience in Care/Dementia Care is advantageous however, training and support is provided to a very high standard if the applicant demonstrates all the qualities, we feel are essential to fulfil this role, such as having a positive and caring attitude.
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From the 11th November 2021 it will become law that to work within a social care setting you must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19
Salary: £9.50 per hour