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Activity and Events Coordinator

About The Role

Located in Sleaford, Lincolnshire situated on London Road, the home is next to a Co-op supermarket and other accessible amenities for our residents, including a community centre and a newly developed coffee shop.

This luxury 67 bedroomed care home includes facilities such as an in-house bar, restaurant standard dining rooms, a full beauty salon, and hairdressing room, a convenience store, and outdoor terraces on each floor. The home will offer large, beautiful gardens, with a bowling green, allotments, and private seating areas for family, friends, and residents to enjoy.

Due to increased occupancy Sleaford Care home is recruiting for an Activity and Events Coordinator.

Overview of Job Role:

  • Help to assess and collate residents’ interests and preferences in association with other care staff members particularly key workers.
  • 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 enhanced DBS check*
  • Free Uniform
  • Fully comprehensive training and development support from our In house trainer
  • Bonus for working Christmas
  • Career Progression
  • Staff recognition awards
  • Rewards App
  • Health Scheme
  • Working with a fantastic team of friendly, supportive, like-minded individuals

Pay Scale: £11.90 per hour

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.

Yorkare Homes is proud to be an Equal Opportunities Employer

Unfortunately Yorkare Homes do not currently have a sponsorship license and therefore cannot support overseas applications .

* Fee will be recouped should you leave within your probationary Period.

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Location: Sleaford Manor
Hours: 12 hours per week
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