Activities Coordinator

Meadowcroft, Sutton in Ashfield

Life Skills/ Activities Coordinato
Care Home: Meadowcroft 
Location: Sutton In Ashfield, NG17 4BR
Hours: 40
Hourly Rate: £9:00 per hour
 
About the home 

Meadowcroft is a home which cares for individuals with complex mental health needs.  It prides itself on the level of care offered and as one relative recently told us "all the staff pay attention to looking after my sister which leaves me able to get on with my life and not have to worry as I know she is very well cared for"

Responsibilities of the role:
  • Plan & organise in house activities, including social activities & events with the life skills team
  • Identify each Service Users needs whilst promoting independence and choice
  • Assist in the development of weekly programmes ensuring all individuals needs are attained
  • Plan and organise monthly resident’s meetings
  • Risk assess planned activities and venues with the Life Skills team
  • Access appropriate transport
  • Monitor and review Service Users participation
  • Help to organise and plan fund raising events
  • You will need to be well organised and whilst you should be a good team player you should also be able to work on your own initiative and be able to follow instruction.
About you
  • Ideally we would like you to have a QCF (NVQ) Level 2 in Health & Social Care
  • Experience and involvement in social and recreational activities for Service Users
  • A full driving license is a MUST
  • A strong knowledge of the local community
  • Ideally we are looking for someone with an artist flair, whether that be in music or any of the other arts.
 
Career development at Exemplar Health 
We’re committed to investing in our colleagues. The following programmes are available as and when you need them, blending elearning with more traditional programmes.
 
Two day induction for new team members
MAST training to refresh core competencies
Apprenticeships and Higher Apprenticeships
Specialist clinical skills development
Exemplar Health Care is embracing a new and exciting role for care colleagues to develop into a nurse support role with a Trainee Nurse Associate programme. 
 
Rewarding your dedication
The reputation we’ve earned is all thanks to the talented and passionate people at the heart of Exemplar Health Care. And we’re always looking for new ways to say ‘thank you’ for the dedication, care and compassion that our teams show every single day. Here are just some of the benefits:
 
Paid DBS 
5.6 weeks holiday
Continuous professional development 
My FIRST Rewards – with access to lifestyle and retail discounts, an award winning 24/7 employee counselling and support service, and an online Wellbeing Centre
Paid DBS check 
Refer a friend scheme
 
Exemplar Health Care’s FIRST values: 
Our values underpin everything that we do, and ensure that we continue to make every day better for our residents and colleagues. We look for these values in everyone who works with Exemplar Health Care. 
 
Fun
Integrity
Responsive
Success
Teamwork
 
Find out more and apply now 
For further details on the role please read the ‘Job description and person specification’ or call our recruitment team on 01977 630830
 
When you’re ready to apply for the role, click on ‘Apply for this job’ to complete your application.  
 
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Rewarding your dedication

Whether it’s RCNi membership or NMC Pin payment for nurses, or lifestyle and retail discounts for everyone, we’re always thinking about new ways of saying ‘thank you’ for being part of our team.

Lifestyle and retail discounts

Lifestyle and retail discounts - all colleagues can access great savings and monthly discounts on high street shops, restaurants, pubs and holidays, as well as 2-for-1 cinema tickets.

Employee Assistance Programme

Employee Assistance Programme - all colleagues can access 24/7 counselling and support through our wellbeing partner, Care First.

Pension Plan

Pension plan – after 3 months, you’ll be auto-enrolled into our pension scheme with NOW pensions, where you’ll have up to 5% of your earnings (depending on your salary) put into the pension and we’ll contribute an additional 3%.

Paid DBS Check

Paid DBS check – we’ll pay for all new starters to have a DBS check, so you don’t need to cover the cost.

Referral Bonus

Referral bonus – if you recommend a friend for a care role with us, you’ll both receive £150, and you can refer as many people as you like.

Free RCNi membership

Career development opportunities - there are lots of opportunities to develop your skills and progress in your career at Exemplar Health Care, if you wish. Find out more.

Pro-rated for part-time colleagues and subject to qualifying conditions.

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