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Activities Coordinator/ Lifestyle lead

Islington Council - Health & Social Care Resource Hub
Title
Activities Coordinator/ Lifestyle lead
Job Reference
HSC/AC
Organisation
Islington Council - Health & Social Care Resource Hub
Borough
Islington
Location
Islington
Salary
12.19
Sector
Care Homes (Residential and Nursing)
Hours
Full Time
Closing Date
04/06/2021
Posted 48 days ago

Activities Coordinator/ Lifestyle lead

To provide a wide range of activities to interest and stimulate the physical and mental state and well being of Residents. To understand the need of promoting the philosophy of privacy, dignity, independency, choice, rights and fulfilment of residents, therefore treating everyone with respect. Within the Home the post of activities co-ordinator is to motivate and guide the care staff in the Home activity programme, under the direction of the Home Manager.

About Us

To provide a wide range of activities to interest and stimulate the physical and mental state and well being of Residents. To understand the need of promoting the philosophy of privacy, dignity, independency, choice, rights and fulfilment of residents, therefore treating everyone with respect. Within the Home the post of activities co-ordinator is to motivate and guide the care staff in the Home activity programme, under the direction of the Home Manager.

Your Role

1. To participate in enhancing the intellectual and social wellbeing of the residents to provide as far as possible, a happy and stimulating experience. Help residents to socialise within the care home. 2. Encourage staff members, relatives and friends to participate in the homes activities. 3. To plan ongoing weekly activity rotas in conjunction with the residents wishes, and encourage residents to maintain pre-existing hobbies. 4. To assess individual needs continuously, particularly with regard to possible rehabilitation and to participate in resident’s reviews as appropriate. 5. Maintain full and accurate records of activities using the relevant documents, in order to monitor, record and evaluate and group participation and success. 6. To keep abreast with new developments in the

About You

• Must be able to demonstrate literacy and numeracy skills. • Willingness to undertake relevant raining. Experience • Previously worked with people in a residential setting Motivation: • A positive attitude towards older people and a commitment to provide stimulating, quality activities and social events Skills • Ability to work with Residents as a group as well as one to one • Good communication skills. • Ability to organise activities and outings. • Understanding of Health and Safety issues in residential care, and risk assessments Interpersonal Skills • The ability to form positive relationships with colleagues, residents and outside agencie

Your benefits

Benefits: · The hourly rate is £12.19 per hour · 28 days annual leave and a pension scheme · Training provided

Apply or Information

HealthandSocialCareHub@islington.gov.uk