Lifeskills Activities Coordinator
Wykewood, Huddersfield Road, Wyke, BD12 8AA
£8.91 per hour
Do you want to be part of brand new service from the beginning, creating something special in Bradford?
Our new complex needs care home, Wykewood, which opened in June 2021, provides specialist nursing care for adults living with a range of complex and high acuity care needs.
Construction of the home started in March 2020, bringing a £5million investment into the local area.
The home has 40 large bedrooms - each with an en suite wet room - spread over three floors and surrounded by large landscaped gardens around the home. It'll care for 40 adults living with a range of complex needs including mental and physical health conditions.
With excellent career development and the unique opportunity to be part of a team where you can make the difference and every day better.
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 residents 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.
Ideally we would like you to have:
Experience and involvement in social and recreational activities for Service Users
a QCF (NVQ) Level 2 in Health & Social Caren is an advantage
A full driving licence is a MUST
A strong knowledge of the local community
Ideally we are looking for someone with a artist flair, whether that be in music or any of the other arts.
What we can offer you:
5.6 weeks holiday
Exemplar rewards – retail discounts and vouchers
Employee assistance program – 24 hour helpline
Free car parking
Outstanding career progression
Comprehensive induction program
Opportunity to progress and complete NVQ qualification
Refer a friend scheme – Up to £1,500*
Our Values express what it is like to work in our organisation and our colleagues should make these a part of everything we do:
*Ts & Cs apply
“There are many career opportunities at Exemplar Health Care and the support that I’ve received has been amazing. Everyone at Exemplar Health Care is committed to not only our residents, but each other. I am proud to be part of the Exemplar family.”
Nurse – Exemplar Health Care