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Activities Coordinator

Cedar View Care Home, Stanhope Road, Croydon, CR0 5NS

8.88 ph, 37.5 hrs
Excellent Employee Discount Package
Employee Assistance ProgrammeHave you ever thought about a career in Social Care?

Cedar View Care Centre is a beautiful, state of the art, spacious, purpose-built nursing home situated in Croydon, close to Shirley, offering 65 spacious en-suite rooms with personal showers, a wide range of facilities and 24-hour expert care.

Set in an ideal quiet location with landscaped gardens, Cedar View is more than just a care home, it has fantastic facilities to enable the residents living there to enjoy the care experience they want.

The Job Role - Activities Coordinator

The post holder occupies a unique position in the caring environment of the Home with the freedom of planning and action to ensure interest, diligence, originality, perseverance and patience. The post holder must also possess skills of diplomacy to be able to persuade reluctant Residents to participate in the planned activities and equally important, to persuade other staff in the Home to participate as volunteer helpers for outings and other outdoor activities. Some of the main duties of the role include:

To build good relationships with our Residents that help them adjust to life in a care home.
Work with Residents, their friends and family members, to build individual lifestyle histories and, using these, create ongoing plans in our electronic Resident records, ensuring these are updated daily to evidence delivery
Review the activity plan with involvement from the Resident and relatives and adjust where required
Create a schedule of meaningful occupation for each Resident, personalised to their likes, dislikes, needs and abilities, helping them to try new experiences and continue to take part in the hobbies and activities that they enjoy
Create and maintain a schedule of group activities tailored to residents to run alongside one-to-one sessions, enabling residents to take part in communal activities as well as individual hobbies as per their wishesRewards and Benefits:

Satisfaction of knowing you bring purpose to the lives of people living in our Home
Free meal when working a long day
Free onsite parking
Career progression opportunities
Full training and on-going support
Opportunity to express ideas and be part of a dynamic team

The ideal candidate for the role will:

Have a warm and friendly approach which is respectful and professional
Have a passion for caring for the elderly and their families
Have the ability to deliver the highest standards of social and cultural activities to our Residents
Be a good team player with excellent interpersonal skills
Have excellent communication and listening skillsThe Future Care Group is currently operating 19 nursing homes, we provide the highest quality of care for over 1,000 residents. We are unyielding in our pursuit of excellence; this comes down to our culture, the engagement and training of our team members and our current and future leadership. We are committed to continual improvement, which sees us constantly looking for ways to progress and enhance our services.

We aim to make a difference to the lives of anyone we engage with residents and staff as our moto is "Your Future Matters". We work hard to ensure that every resident receives personalised care to meet their individual needs and this is combined with a focus on promoting self-esteem and ensuring that residents have a choice.

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