Activity Coordinator

Salary
£9.36 per hour, £18,065 per annum pro rata, Grade 3
Location
Beverley and surrounding area
Employment type
Part Time
Closing date
Job closes on 12 July
Job reference
Job reference: BCOM000561
Apply link
Description

The job itself

Job Term:  Permanent

Appointment Type:  Part time

Days of work: Working 3 days per week 6 hours per day on a rota to include some weekends and some bank holidays.

Hours per week: 18

Place of Work: The Old school House

The Old School House is a specialist unit which provides residential care to older people with Dementia and related complex needs. We seek a committed, self-motivated and reliable individual to work alongside other team members in planning and facilitating a range of activity sessions for our service users.

The successful applicant will be part of a team responsible for planning and facilitating a programme of therapeutic and recreational activities to our service users. This is a continuing initiative for the service and the successful applicant will be a key figure in developing a programme based on the needs and abilities of the individuals.

The Old School House works closely with outside organisations and agencies as we “welcome the community to The Old School House” You will as an activity coordinator be expected to play a part in developing and facilitating links within the community which bring about positive results for our clients.

The work is challenging but extremely rewarding. If you like working with people, and have a desire to improve the quality of life of older people in residential care, this post could be for you.

Applicants must be literate and numerate and flexible to the needs of the service.

You should be able to work as part of a team, offering consistent approaches to care and managing behaviours that challenge. A good value base and an awareness of the needs of people with Dementia is essential.

NVQ qualifications would be advantageous as well as a willingness to take on any relevant training to meet the requirements of the post.

For an informal discussion or guidance with the recruitment process please contact The Old School House, Beverley: 01482 868118

Closing date: 12th July 2020

Interview date: W/C 20th July 2020

 

Please find a link below to download the job outline and employee specification:

Job Outline and Employee specification (PDF file, download size 149 kb)

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Information on working in adult social care

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Please find a link below to download important Information for applicants

 

Information for applicants – External (PDF file, download size 15kb)

 

Internal Candidates

If you already work for the council and have an Employee Self Service (ESS) account, please login to apply online using your ESS username and password.

Based on the latest evidence of significant asymptomatic transmission in care homes we have been advised that providers should take all possible steps to minimise staff movement between care homes, to stop infection spreading between locations.

 

Therefore

 

  • We will not accept applications via Choose Care for those already employed in the Health or Social Care Sectors who are seeking roles in addition to their current employment.

 

  • Anyone seeking to move from one health/social care organisation to another would need to relinquish their current position and undergo a 14 day quarantine (self-isolation) to manage any risk of transmission. (This period would not be funded through Choose Care).

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