Activity Co-Ordinator

Reference

VAC-3279

Sector

Healthcare

Salary

£9 to £0 Per Hour

Town/City

Coleraine

Contract Type

Temporary

Closing Date

30/07/2020

Talk to Sarah Wall
028 7035 7035

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MPA are currently recruiting for an Activity Coordinator to work within a Nursing Home Setting. This position will be based in Brookmount Nursing Home and have an immediate start available. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing a varied programme of activities to stimulate and keep residents engaged either in a group or 1-1 setting. Potential activities could include: crafts and painting, reading, sing-alongs, working with flowers and reminiscence activities. 

 

Role Responsibilities

  • To produce and deliver a weekly activity programme for residents
  • To ensure activities delivered are suitable for residents within the nursing home
  • To ensure all records of activities are kept up to date
  • To review and evaluate activities on a regular basis in consultation with residents, staff and family members
  • To ensure confidentiality at all times in relation to residents, relatives and staff.
  • At all times treat those with whom you come into contact in a courteous and respectful manner.
  • To adhere to Association policies and procedures and assist with the proper administration and maintenance of the scheme.

 

Essential Criteria

  • Must be currently registered with NISCCQCF/NVQ 2 Health and Social Care or equivalent

And

  • 6 months experience providing a service / support / care to vulnerable people (older people, individuals with learning disabilities / mental health issues, children and young people) in a formal setting.

OR

  • 2 years’ experience of providing a service / support / care to  vulnerable people (as above) in a formal setting. 

Desirable Experience

  • Previous experience of a similar role
  • Administrative experience
  • Experience of Co-ordinating fund raising activities
  • Experience of liaising with external bodies i.e. Reaching Out: Connecting Older People (RO:COP)

Rewards

  • Pay Rates £9 per hour
  • Weekly Pay
  • Holiday Fund

Further Information

  • Hours of work: 12.30pm-4.30pm
  • 12 hours per week (3 days per week)

 

I am keen to have an initial discussion with anyone who feels this could potentially be of interest. Please contact Sarah Wall on +44 (0)28 7035 7035 or send an up to date CV to sarah.wall@mparecruitment.co.uk to speak further about this opportunity.

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