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Orchid Lawns, Ampthill Road, Steppingley, Bedfordshire, MK45 1AB

Priory Group Division

Adult Care


£12.00 per hour



Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Job Advert Location Description

Orchid Lawns Care Home is located in the village of Steppingley, in Bedfordshire. Our home offers specialist nursing and dementia support for 24 adults, with 24-hour input from registered nurses. We can also offer end of life/palliative care and respite services.

The home offers a specialised Dementia Plus service, which supports people who have dementia who may have complex support needs. Our goal is to support resident to live an active and fulfilled life, with the support of a highly trained nurse-led staff team.

Job Advert Role Description

Activity co-ordinator for adults with learning disabilities, Autism and mental health.

ideally a driver with a UK full license of more than 3 years to support service users to access community activities. 

 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, voluntary placements, gyms ect…
  • Work alongside support staff, coordinating hairdressing/chiropody visits etc.

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 the people we support aiding activity choices. No experience as activates co-ordinator is required but a positive, enthusiastic attitude is a must.



Division DBS info


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.

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