Lifestyle Lead

Recruiter
Care UK
Location
London
Posted
10 Nov 2019
Closes
10 Dec 2019
Ref
1314975291
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
You
You're a caring, fun-loving person with a passion for helping older people stay fit, active and independent. You're an excellent motivator and an inspiring leader. And you're good at building friendships - so you can get to know residents and create tailored activity plans based on their individual interests and ability. Most of all, you recognise what a vital role activity and exercise can play in the physical and mental well-being of older people. You're willing to go the extra mile with your team to make a big difference to our residents' lives.

Your role
Reporting to the Home Manager, you'll lead a small team of lifestyle co-ordinators. You'll work closely with your team to create interesting, tailored activity plans for every resident. You'll take time to get to know residents and their relatives - to find out which activities or hobbies they find stimulating. You'll also be responsible for organising outside trips for residents and involving the wider community in the home. It's a hugely varied role that's both challenging and rewarding. With quality training and lots of support, we'll help you make a big success of it.

As Lifestyle Lead at Care UK, you can look forward to:
· Competitive pay - we pay more than the average
· Fast-track career options
· Quality training to develop your skills
· Flexible hours
· Stakeholder pension
· Childcare vouchers
· Thousands of online and in-store discounts

About Care UK
We run over 120 homes and day clubs across the UK. We provide residential, nursing, dementia and end-of-life care for older people. As one of the UK's leading care home providers, our goal is to help every employee fulfil his or her potential - with first-class training and support.
Where you'll work Elizabeth Lodge is a very welcoming purpose-designed care home with a great location in Enfield, Greater London.

We provide personalised residential, nursing and respite care for older people, including individuals who have Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia. We also offer supportive and compassionate end of life care.

Our experienced team gives each resident the highest possible standards of care. We work with residents and their families to create individualised care plans that take into account each person's unique needs, interests and choices. We organise lots of different activities which promote wellbeing and help everyone to stay as active and independent as possible.

Elizabeth Lodge is set in beautiful landscaped gardens and the home itself is very elegant and stylish, with spacious rooms and living areas that are full of light. Everyone here is very friendly and we always have a big welcome ready for residents' families and friends and anyone else who comes to visit.

Care UK is committed to ensuring that it employs people with the right mix of talent, skills and potential and will assess every applicant fairly regardless of race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, responsibilities for dependents, age, physical/mental disability or offending background. Having a criminal record will not necessarily prevent you from working with us, it will depend on the nature of the role and background of any offence.

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