Location: Ayresome Court Nursing Home
Contract Type: Full Time
Closing Date: 08 December 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:
Ayresome Court Care Home is situated on the outskirts of the picturesque and historic market town of Yarm, a short drive from the North York Moors National Park, and easily accessible via excellent road, bus and rail links.
Ayresome Court is a well-appointed, purpose-built Care Home offering nursing, residential and respite care. We work hard to create an environment where every person is viewed as an individual. Residents are the focus of our provision, and are fully involved in service planning, promoting their right to dignity, privacy, choice and independence. We do everything we can to improve the wellbeing of our residents.