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Activities Coordinator

Location: Frindsbury Hall Nursing Home

Contract Type: Full Time

Closing Date: 30 September 2020

Salary: £8.72 per hour

Activities Coordinator

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

Frindsbury Hall:

Frindsbury Hall care home is homely and welcoming.  Situated close to the River Medway in Kent, just a few miles from Rochester and Gillingham it is also near to the historic naval docks at Chatham.

With a long-standing team of committed colleagues, their dedication, loyalty, positive attitude and compassion is what puts a smile on the face of all our residents, every day. 

 

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