Location: Wellburn House Care Home
Contract Type: Part Time
Closing Date: 30 October 2020
Are you outgoing and passionate and do you thrive on making a real and positive difference to the lives of older people?
If so, Akari Care would love to hear from you! We are looking for an Activities Coordinator to work as part of our team.
At Akari Care, we provide residential and nursing care services to the elderly across the UK. Each care home is an extended family, bringing together residents and their loved ones, our colleagues in care, clinicians, hairdressers, commissioners and CQC regulators, members of the local community – the list goes on. We are focussed on creating a warm and inclusive environment in which our residents feel a sense of security and belonging, while at the same time retaining their dignity and self-respect.
We never compromise on the quality of our services and our extended team includes trusted GPs, Dentists, Chiropodists and Dieticians, who all work hard to improve our residents’ quality of life. Our dementia care homes have qualified, dedicated staff who help people to maintain the identity and dignity of our residents. With a focus on living life to the fullest, our homes offer activities such as hairdressing salons, bars, cinemas, gardening, and cooking courses to name just a few!
Our Activities Coordinator is a key part of what we do, enriching the lives of our residents and helping them stay physically and mentally active. This is a fun and immensely rewarding role that promotes socialising and enhances wellbeing, playing a major part in our residents’ engagement and happiness.
This role would suit someone who is passionate about making people happy, you will be the sort of person who likes to get to know people so that activities can be personalised. Parts of this role will be challenging so it is vital that you are patient and kind.
In return we will offer you development plans, never curb your enthusiasm and support you in every step of your journey with us.
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What’s in it for you:
Wellburn House Care Home is situated in pleasant surroundings in Stockton-on-Tees, a short drive from the Durham Heritage Coast to the north, and the North Yorkshire coast to the south.
At Wellburn House we pride ourselves on the caring and empathetic attitude of our staff, which enables us to build up close relationships with residents, their families, carers and friends.
Our focus is very much on treating all our residents as individuals and affording them the respect and dignity they deserve. We believe in empowering them as much as possible, encouraging them to remain active mentally and physically.