Activities Team Leader

Lakeview, Leigh

Position: Lead Activities Coordinator 
Care home: Lakeview 
Location: Leigh, Wigan 
Contract type: 40 Hours 
Rate:  £10.98 Per Hour
Care home CQC rating: Good

 

Are you an enthusiastic people person who loves to bring the fun? As a Lead Activities Coordinator, you’ll lead your team in organizing meaningful and entertaining activities for the people we support. You’ll play a key role in empowering them to live fulfilled and happy lives. 

This is an exciting opportunity to make a real difference every day. Join us as our new Lead Activities Coordinator/Life Skills Coordinator at Lakeview care home in Wigan.

 

About Exemplar Health Care 

Lakeview is part of Exemplar Health Care, a leading provider of nursing care for adults living with complex and high acuity needs. 

We support adults living with complex mental health needs, dementia, neuro-disabilities including Huntington’s disease, and physical disabilities.

As well as stable and secure employment opportunities, we offer great benefits and perks, and plenty of opportunities to learn, develop and progress.

 

About the role 

Our Lead Activities Coordinators lead our Activities Team and organize creative and fun activities for the people we support. 

No two days will ever be the same, but your day-to-day responsibilities will include:

  • organizing individual activity plans based on people’s unique goals and interests
  • fostering community spirit through group activities 
  • supporting people to maintain their current, and take up new, hobbies, interests and educational opportunities 
  • assisting people to become more involved in their local community
  • celebrating national awareness days, holidays and individual/collective achievements 
  • leading the in-house Activities Team
  • promoting choice, dignity and independence.

As part of our mission to make every day better, our high staffing levels give you the time to deliver truly person-centered activities, with a supportive team around you. 

Download our job description to read more: https://brochures.exemplarhc.com/view/786591532/  

 

About you

Above all, you’re someone who identifies with our values of fun, integrity, responsiveness, success and teamwork.

You’re also: 

  • a great leader, able to inspire and motivate a team
  • caring, kind and able to see the funny side of life
  • a creative thinker, always on the lookout for new activities and ideas
  • enthusiastic, encouraging and inclusive
  • a born organizer with a positive, can-do approach
  • great at listening and communicating
  • understanding of individual needs.

You’ll put people at the heart of everything you do. 

This role involves leading a team, so relevant experience in a similar role is desirable. 

 

What we offer

We offer great rewards and perks including: 

  • regular supervision, peer support, learning opportunities and career prospects 
  • access to wages before payday with fastP.A.Y.E
  • retail and lifestyle discounts
  • free DBS check
  • 24/7 counselling and support
  • Blue Light Card eligibility.

 

How to apply

Sound good? We’d love to hear from you. Click the button to ‘APPLY NOW’.

For an informal chat about joining us, call us on 01977 630830 or email pod6@exemplarhc.com

Please note, applicants must be authorized to work in the UK. We’re unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment visa at this time.

Colleagues

Colleague stories

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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.

Discount

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.

EAP

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

Pension

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%.

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

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.

RCNi

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.