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Reference

PRI91730

Location

Dalton Court, Europe Way, Cockermouth, Cumbria, CA13 0RJ

Priory Group Division

Adult Care

Salary

£12.00 per hour

Hours

40 hours per week

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Job Advert - Division Information

Priory Adult Care is the UK’s leading independent provider of specialist adult care services. Our aim is to provide the right support in the right home for all the individuals we accommodate.

With community-based residential care settings, as well as a network of supported living services, we support adults over the age of 18 with autism, dementia, learning disabilities, mental health conditions, Prader-Willi Syndrome (PWS) and behaviours that challenge. We also offer a range of residential and nursing care settings for older people with varying levels of need.

Job Advert Location Description

Dalton Court is a purpose built care home providing a friendly and companionable place to live for older people requiring general or specialist dementia nursing care. Located in the heart of the Lake District, the home offers a supportive environment with individualised bedrooms and comfortable lounge areas.

Job Advert Role Description

 

The Role

As activities co-ordinator you will look to create, plan and organise an interesting and varied program of daily activities, entertainment and events, promoting the wellbeing of the residents. Duties may include:

  • Liaise with external companies to organise entertainment
  • Listening to the residents though conversation and questionnaires to aid producing a popular program of events/activities/entertainment
  • Develop a rapport with local community churches, schools, gyms ect…
  • Work alongside care staff, coordinating hairdressing/chiropody visits etc.
  • Organise raffles & fund raising events for the residents/home.

About you:

We are looking for a cheerful, outgoing, passionate individual with a creative flair. The ideal person will be organised and have some experience working with in the care sector, therefore being able to understand the needs of residents aiding activity choices. No experience as activates co-ordinator is required but a positive, enthusiastic attitude is a must.

What we’d like to give you:

  • A competitive salary
  • Enhanced disclosure cost coverage
  • Comprehensive induction and commitment to on-going training
  • 28 days annual leave including bank holidays
  • Online benefits and cashback rewards
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • SMART childcare vouchers
  • SMART pension option

Division DBS info

Disclosure

All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), Access NI or Disclosure Scotland, and the cost of this will be covered by Priory. We are an equal opportunities employer.

Closing Date

31/05/2024