The Activities Coordinator is part of the caring team and as such
works with other staff to care for the Service Users in the Home.
The person appointed to the post will be expected to have an
understanding of and sympathy with elderly people.
- Promote the Company Mission Statement at all times.
- Arrange entertainment and maintain appropriate documentation in
line with the monthly activities budget.
- Organise in-house and other events such as Christmas parties,
Easter raffles, Summer fares and bonfire parties. Ensure that
adequate supplies are purchased for the events whilst still working
within the set budget.
- Organise outings for the Service Users and escort when necessary,
ensuring the appropriate staffing levels, transport and venues are
taken into consideration.
- Encourage Service Users to participate in the daily activities.
- Assist in completing a profile of each individual Service User’s
preferences to different activities and document in care plans.
- Liaise with the Person in Charge with respect to the Service
Users’ individual abilities on a regular basis.
- Work to the appropriate Codes of Practice
- Maintain confidentiality at all times in relation to the relevant
data protection legislation.
- Develop and maintain a good rapport with Service Users, relatives
and be polite and courteous to all visitors. When answering the
telephone, ensure professionalism at all times and that any messages
taken are dealt with effectively.
- Ensure safe use of equipment and report any defects to the Person
- Report incidents involving Service Users, staff or visitors
immediately to the Person in Charge.
- Attend staff meetings as required.
- Ensure that reports are written in a timely manner and line with
- Participate in the creation of internal Newsletter.
- Understand the importance of correct record management and own
personal responsibilities in maintaining this through passwords,
storage of documentation, and sharing information ( both paper-based
or on electronic systems).
- Report breeches of records security to line manager or the
- To be aware of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and your own
responsibilities under this Act.
- To participate in training programs which may be required either
by law or Company Policy.
- To report for duty at the correct time in accordance with off duty
rota. Endeavour to cover colleagues’ duties in times of sickness and holidays.
- To report for duty in a clean, tidy uniform and following the
dress code as set out in the Employee Handbook.
- To abide by the Home’s Employee Handbook and Company Policies and Procedures.
- To be flexible and adaptable in participating in other jobs which
are necessary for the smooth running of the Home and the safety of
the Service Users.
- To have an understanding of requirements detailed in Health and
Social Care Act 2008 in line with standards set by the Regulators.
- Support the Care Manager with the Home’s marketing plan
- Promote, ensure and maintain the good reputation of the Care Home
and the Company.
- Ensure that the security of the Care Home is maintained at all times.
- Comply with company policy and procedure in relation to infection
control and prevention.
- To work within the company's Information Governance policies in
order maintain security of personal and sensitive data