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Care Home - Activities Assistant

£9.00 - £9.24 per hour
Bupa Care Homes


Activities Assistant

15-25 hours per week

£9.24 per hour

We currently have a great opportunity for an Activities Assistant (15-25 hours per week) to join our retirement village based in Witney, Oxfordshire. Various hours available but flexibility required. Will involve working weekends on a rota basis and some early evening work.

Who we are looking for

You will have an outgoing, warm personality with excellent interpersonal skills who enjoys being creative and be confident in working with colleagues to deliver activities and assist in planning any special events.

To identify the most appropriate and stimulating activities though regular assessment and discussion with residents, relatives, staff and friends to ensure full knowledge of their likes, dislikes, interests, abilities and difficulties.

To assist residents with activities such as letter writing, shopping, reading aloud, games and the pursuit of individual hobbies and interests.

You will participate in outings and fund-raising events as required and maintain a portfolio of information about the range of activities within the village and the local community.

A full clean driving licence, a creative approach to ideas, and the ability to motivate residents using energy, a sense of humour and a positive attitude are essential.

Who we are

Providing more than just retirement living, Richmond Witney offers an aspirational lifestyle. This state-of-the-art village in beautifully landscaped gardens provide all the benefits of a socially vibrant community, including: elegant restaurant & bar, wellness spa & pool, beauty salon and pristine bowling green. Our first-class accommodation ranges from 124 luxury independent apartments to an on-site nursing care home providing exceptional 24-hour care in 60 deluxe en-suite bedrooms.

For over 20 years Richmond have been at the forefront of luxury retirement living. We're proud that we attract the best people and even prouder of how long they stay with us. Having won numerous awards for architecture, landscaping and care, we are now the benchmark for retirement villages in the UK. A totally fresh concept in retirement living, we ensure our residents retain as much independence and choice as possible while helping retain their 'zest for life'

In return we offer:

Comprehensive induction, on-going training and development, access to internal apprenticeship schemes

Your DBS Check (£44) paid for

Smile Everyday+ - a health and well-being package giving access to 24/7 health lines along with access to a Physiotherapist for muscle, joint and bone support

Retailer discounts, including interest free travel ticket loans, discounted gym membership and discounts on Bupa dental care

Free flu vaccine

All offers are subject to a DBS Check.

Richmond Villages is part of Bupa. Bupa is committed to ensuring that every applicant is assessed for employment, promotion and development solely based on personal merit and qualifications, regardless of gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, marital or civil partner status, gender reassignment, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, disability or age.