Activities Coordinator Bank

Recruiter
Maria Mallaband Care Group
Location
Abingdon
Salary
Up to £10,000
Posted
18 Jan 2021
Closes
21 Jan 2021
Ref
1935869465
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
About the Role

The Activities Co-ordinator is part of the caring team and as such works with other staff to care for the Service Users in the Home. The person appointed to the post will be expected to have an understanding of and sympathy with elderly people.

Main duties:
  • Promote the Company Mission Statement at all times.
  • Arrange entertainment and maintain appropriate documentation in line with the monthly activities budget.
  • Organise in-house and other events such as Christmas parties, Easter raffles, Summer fares and bonfire parties. Ensure that adequate supplies are purchased for the events whilst still working within the set budget.
  • Organise outings for the Service Users and escort when necessary, ensuring the appropriate staffing levels, transport and venues are taken into consideration.
  • Encourage Service Users to participate in the daily activities.
  • Assist in completing a profile of each individual Service User’s preferences to different activities and document in care plans.
  • Liaise with the Person in Charge with respect to the Service Users’ individual abilities on a regular basis.
  • Work to the appropriate Codes of Practice

Our Benefits;

In return for all of this you will receive a competitive salary package plus:
  • Training support and development opportunities
  • 5.6 weeks annual leave
  • Fully funded training
  • Simply Health cover after one year of service, inc. cashback on medical and dental expenses
  • Perkbox - a range of discounts and free monthly offers for a variety of high street shops and restaurants
  • Car through salary sacrifice
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • NEST pension plan
  • Nurse and carer referral scheme
  • Rewards for 5, 10, 15, 20 and 25 years of service
  • Annual staff recognition through MMCG Care Awards

*Apprenticeship opportunities available
Abingdon Court Care Home
Abingdon Court is a purpose-built care home offering nursing and dementia care.

A professional team has furnished the home to a high standard, providing elegance and comfort. The 'home from home' feel at Abingdon Court is created by the dedicated staff who have been selected not only for their professional ability but also for their commitment to truly making a difference for the people in their care.

Residents rooms are spacious and feature en suite facilities. The communal areas are at the centre of what makes Abingdon Court a real community whether it be at meal times or when enjoying activities.

There are no fixed visiting hours so friends and family can come and see residents at any time. The dining experience at Abingdon Court boasts fine home cooking by a professional Chef who has created a menu to reflect the interests and tastes of the discerning residents.

Activities and day trips are an integral part of the residents well being. The activities coordinator encourages and helps residents continue with existing interests and also introduces new hobbies. The minibus is used frequently to take residents on day trips near and a little further from the home.

The trips are very popular and recently, days out to Millets Farm, Notcutts Garden Centre, Cotswold Wildlife Park and Gardens and Dorchester Abbey have been greatly enjoyed.

Respite care at Abingdon Court is very popular and enables those wishing to experience what the Home has to offer before making a full commitment.

About Us
Care is at the heart of what we do here at Maria Mallaband Care Group. We're an established family-run care provider, and we deliver care to over 3,500 residents across our 80+ care homes nationwide.

Our mission is to be the best quality; most highly regarded Care Provider in the United Kingdom and our vision is to create a home from home environment for both residents and staff.

We are committed to being an Investors in People employer, which means that we continually invest in your personal training and development. MMCG is a place where your career truly starts to grow.

All applicants will be subject to satisfactory references and all employees are checked against the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS).

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Please be aware this vacancy may close earlier than the advertised closing date if sufficient applications have been received.

Maria Mallaband Care Group