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Activities Co-ordinator in Hextable at The Cinnamon Care Collection

Date Posted: 6/12/2018

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Job Description

Activities Co-ordinator
£10 per hour plus benefits
Full-time role

Essential to this role: As you will need to drive our company vehicles you must be over 25 and have had a driving licence for at least 2 years. 

Opening mid-July, the Cinnamon Care Collection are proud to be opening Emerson Grange; this is our brand new 85-bedroom care home that will provide the most luxurious surroundings and the very best care and support.  As part of the Village there are also 47 luxurious retirement apartments - Emerson Park - which will have access to the range of first-class village facilities.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, passionate and reliable Activities Co-ordinator to be part of the Events and Activities Team.

The role involves planning and facilitating stimulating activities, promoting independence and choice to suit the different needs and interests of the residents. This is a hands-on working role with responsibility for co-ordinating a successful activities and volunteer programme within the Cinnamon home. This includes internal and external communication about activities-focused programmes for our residents, as well as networking within the local community to recruit, train and place volunteers within the home alongside other activity team members. The calendar of events can include fitness, arts & crafts, musical events and group historical discussions as well as trips out to various places of interest. 

We are looking for you to introduce appropriate activities for older people which support independence and to identify activities in the surrounding areas that will assist our residents to integrate into the local community.
 

Job Requirements

Main Responsibilities:

1. Organise and conduct activities that encourage both social, mental and if appropriate physical stimulation for the residents within the home.

2. Network and develop links in the local community to establish a relationship with local businesses, organisations and schools. Build and maintain a volunteer base for the whole home, involving family, staff and community volunteers to participate as a regular part of the activities programme.

3. To organise fund raising events.

4. To organise special events i.e. Christmas entertainment, Ascot, Royal Occasions etc.

5. To produce a monthly programme of events to be discussed with the General Manager of the home.

6. To encourage residents and team members to participate in the homes activities programme. 

7. Maintenance of posters and notice boards within the home.