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Activity Co-ordinator

Bupa
Title
Activity Co-ordinator
Job Reference
THE04ED
Organisation
Bupa
Borough
Islington
Location
Highgate
Salary
£9.54 per hour
Sector
Care Homes (Residential and Nursing)
Hours
Full Time
Closing Date
26/12/20
Posted 58 days ago

Activity Co-ordinator

We know that family can come from anywhere. At Bupa Care Homes, it's our privilege to care for people – treating each resident as if they were part of our own family. Right now, we’re looking for a creative and caring Activity Coordinator to join our friendly team at The Highgate care home in Highgate to help us be the positive difference to our resident’s lives.

About Us

Set in Highgate, opposite Waterlow Park, The Highgate is accessible on the Northern line with Highgate and Archway stations within walking distance from the home. The team provides high-quality nursing care including for those living with physical disabilities and people in need of rehabilitation. With a real family feel, the team are passionate about providing person centred care, championing dignity and independence - organising a wide variety of activities meaning there's no typical day here. As part of the team, you're supported from day one to learn, develop and encouraged to progress.

Your Role

- Running a morning and afternoon activity session. - Producing and updating an activity planner for the home, working to a set activities budget - Supporting our residents and encouraging them to partake in activities - Organising birthday surprises for our residents - Ensuring everything is organised for planned activities, events, performers and co-ordinating days out - Liaising with external companies and performers from the local community to organise days out/events at the home - Assisting with breakfast, lunch and dinner duties (when necessary) - Organising one to ones with our residents, this might involve reminiscing tools, puzzles, reading or just a cup of tea and a chat - Updating paper work, care plans, activity notes and managing emails

About You

You’re a creative thinker with plenty of ideas, who can also manage budgets and maintain paperwork, effectively managing priorities as they arise. Wanting to make a real difference, you’re interested in caring for others, sharing your sense of humour and spreading your infectious enthusiasm for making people’s lives better. Whether it’s motivating colleagues to support each activity or event, making links in the local area or even getting friends and family involved, you’ll pack a lot of community spirit into everything you do.

Your benefits

- Comprehensive induction, on-going training and development, access to internal apprenticeship schemes - Your DBS Check (£44) paid for - Access to Wagestream - an app-based service that offers you the choice to be in control of when you access your earnings* - NEST workplace pension, life assurance & bereavement support - 28 days annual leave (inclusive of statutory bank holidays) - Hot meal provided on a 12-hour shift - Refer a friend bonus scheme - Uniform provided - Health & wellbeing tools; including Be Me App, Healthy Minds, Gym Pass & discounted health assessments - Shopping Discounts (via Xexec) *Only available to permanent employees where HealthRoster is used.

Apply or Information

020 3930 1261