Life Skills Activities Co-ordinator

Kavanagh Place, Liverpool

Life Skills/ Activities Coordinato
Care Home: Kavanagh Place
Location: Liverpool, L4 1UB
Hours: 30
Hourly Rate: £8.72 per hour
We are looking for a creative and enthusiastic individual to join our life skills and activities team 
About The Home:

Kavanagh Place has a reputation for providing high quality care for individuals living with varying complex health needs. A welcoming, modern and person-centred home, Kavanagh Place aims to make every day better for its service users.

The team within the 40-bed home, build care and activity plans around service users, centred around their needs. Working with families, professionals and service users themselves, achievable goals can be identified.

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.
What we can offer you:
5.6 weeks’ holiday. (Pro rata)
Exemplar rewards – retail discounts and vouchers.
Outstanding career progression.
Comprehensive 2-day induction program.
Opportunity to progress and complete NVQ qualifications.
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If you are interested, please apply today!
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