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Well-being & Activities Coordinator in Cuffley at TLC Care

Date Posted: 1/10/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Salary: Competitive

Closing Date: 10/02/2019

We have an amazing opportunity for a creative, passionate and dedicated individual to join our wonderful Cuffley Manor Home and become part of our TLC family.

At TLC we are devoted to enhancing the lives of our residents every day through the provision of outstanding care and meaningful well- being and lifestyle activities.

Our approach to specialised nursing and care is, we believe, second to none, with highly-trained carers and nurses on hand 24 hours a day to provide assistance to meet the needs and wishes of each individual resident.

As a Wellbeing and Activities Co-ordinator you will have responsibility for being the creative mind in supporting our residents to express their individual interests, and assist the wellbeing lead to plan, design, organise and deliver engaging activities and lifestyle opportunities that are person centred and enable our residents’ wishes to come true.  

You will create a stimulating environment that promotes lifestyle choices, happiness, development, fun and participate in team engagement in accordance with our TLC values.

We are looking for an outgoing individual who strives to make a difference every day to the lives of our residents and supports a one team approach, working in partnership with team members, residents and relatives.

You will support the Cuffley Manor Leadership Team on our journey to outstanding.

We offer a competitive salary, career development, enriching learning and development opportunities and a chance to make a difference in your job role every day.

You will be ideally experienced in working with older people, you will need to be capable, organised and have an engaging personality to enable you to provide the positive input required for this rewarding and challenging role. 

Your main duties will include:

  • Development and implementation of Activities Programmes that provide mental, physical, social stimulation as well as addressing the spiritual and cultural needs of our residents.

  • Researching new ideas and current good practice relating to activities for older people.

  • Work closely with the Care Home Management team to plan and deliver special events.

  • Promotion of social, physical and spiritual activity

  • Contribution to the development and review of care plans

  • Contributing to the mealtime experience and providing sociable mealtime activity.

  • Keeping appropriate records of activities and assessment forms

  • Keeping up to date with mandatory training and Health and Safety requirements for the role.

  • Co-ordinating with clubs and outside providers of activities and events

In return we offer:

  • A supportive working environment
  • Competitive rate of pay
  • Discounts at approx. 2000 high street and online retailers (including supermarkets)
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Subsidised healthcare cash-plans
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Auto enrollment pension scheme
  • free meals
  • Excellent training & development opportunities within a growing organisation

Job Requirements

Ideally having worked previously in a similar role, you will have experience of supporting and organising the schedule of programmes of events or activities and have great organisation skills, listening skills, good written, non-verbal and verbal communication skills.  We require a basic knowledge of competence in core Microsoft Office applications (e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint). 

The position is likely to be of interest to applicants with an occupational therapy background.

  • Professional
  • Neat appearance
  • Attention to detail
  • Work on own initiative
  • Unsupervised