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Activities Coordinator - Wellburn House

Location: Wellburn House Care Home

Contract Type: Part Time

Closing Date: 30 October 2020

Salary: 8.72

Activities Coordinator - Wellburn House

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.

About Akari:

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! 

The Role:

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.

What we need from you:

  • Caring nature
  • Strong communication skills
  • You must be flexible and be able to adapt to the needs of Residents
  • You will be outgoing and have an infectious personality
  • Ability to work as part of a team and individually

What’s in it for you:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Full funded training and development
  • Become a Champion in a specialism of your choice
  • Flexible working patterns
  • DBS and uniform paid for

 

Wellburn House:

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. 

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