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Care Home - Wellbeing Assistant / Activities Coordinator

Salary:
£9.20 per hour Paid breaks, training, uniform, DBS check, meal
Location:
Christchurch
Company:
Fairmile Grange

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Be the difference to our residents delivering the very best care.

Working Hours:
You will work 37.5 hours per week, 09:30 AM -17:00 PM on a rota basis which includes alternate weekends.

In Return, We Can Offer You:

• £9.20 per hour and enhanced pay for bank holidays
• 28 days holiday (including bank holidays)
• Paid breaks
• Uniform
• Paid DBS check
• Workplace pension scheme
• Free meals on duty
• Employee Assistance Programme
• Flexible working opportunities
• Refer A Friend Reward scheme - earn up to £2,000 per referral
• Personalised training plan

We believe brilliant care starts with brilliant people and we are looking for Wellbeing Assistants/Activities Coordinators to come join our team. Fairmile Grange Care Home is managed by Encore Care Homes where we provide specialist care and support to older people delivering nursing, dementia, residential, respite, and palliative care. We are looking for registered nurses that are committed to delivering the very best care, enjoy working in a team, and are looking for their next rewarding career move.

You will assist with the planning and facilitation of stimulating activities, promoting independence and choice to meet resident’s needs. You will be responsible for providing a wide enough choice of activities for the residents, based on their preferences, and whilst doing this must ensure their safety, well-being, and dignity at all times.

Duties Include:

  • Identifying the activity needs and wants of residents and putting together activity plans and schedules to reflect this.
  • Planning and carrying out activities for both individuals and groups, and updating care plans of residents to reflect where they have chosen to take part in activities.
  • Exploring appropriate methods and resources for activities.
  • Organising themed events and fund-raising events, as well as outings.
  • Arranging external entertainment for the residents in the Home.
  • Assisting in welcoming new residents to the Home.

Other Job Requirements:

  • Have previous experience within a similar capacity (Care, Care Assistant, Support Worker, Health Care Assistant, Activities, Activity Organiser, Event Organising).
  • Have a creative flair with a range of practical skills e.g. arts & crafts.
  • Ability to motivate and engage people with good negotiation skills.
  • Ability to assist with planning a calendar of activities.
  • Able to create an environment where customers feel able to participate and contribute ideas.
  • Able to work as part of a team and individually.

Come and join us, we’re a great place to work.

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