Job Overview

Location
1 Churchfield Lane, Benson, Wallingford OX10 6SH
Category
Engagement
Job Type
Ancillary
Shift Type
Days
Salary
Up to £25,000
Open Date
10/08/2020
Closing Date
21/08/2020

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Job Advert

 Wellbeing Coordinator

Benson , Oxfordshire 
40 hours per week
Salary upto £25,000 depending on experience 

Benson House, Caring Homes purpose-built luxury care home for the Village of Benson opens in December 2020, providing residents with high quality residential, nursing and dementia care.

Situated in the quaint village of Benson, opposite the River Thames where there is a luxury café/restaurant available for enjoying the river views which is popular with visitors to the village. The RAF Benson base is only 3 miles away and is a big part of the community housing a range of helicopters including Puma’s and Chinook’s.

 

This is an exciting role to work as a dynamic and motivated Health & Wellbeing Coordinator where you will help promote independence, dignity and quality of life at all times in a person centred caring and supportive environment. Understanding individual personalities, feelings and lifestyle to enable us to provide each resident with personalised activities relating to their unique interests, making meaningful activity an essential part of care, so our residents can live each day in the way they want. 

You will be passionate about providing a varied 7 day programme of activities to stimulate and keep our residents engaged, you will work in close conjunction with the care team, where you will build good relationships with the residents and relatives.

Responsibilities:

Responsible for providing stimulation and encouragement to residents through entertainment, activities and community links.
You will help our residents maintain active and independent lives through the creation and delivery of individualised activity plans based on their interests, abilities and life experience.
Coordinating a calendar of entertainment within the home for both indoor and outdoor activities.
To ensure a variety of daily activities suited to residents lifestyles are taking place in the home throughout the day
To formulate an activity profile for each individual resident through liaison with care/nursing staff.
Build relationships with residents, their friends and family members tailoring individual lifestyles
Liaise with senior nursing staff in respect of relative medical or nursing care information regarding residents.

Skills:

Previous experience of creating a 7 day programme from scratch and also organising activities within a care setting is essential.
Understanding of the different types of activities elderly residents will enjoy.
Creative flair with a range of practical skills e.g. arts & crafts.
Ability to motivate and engage people with good negotiation skills.
Ability to plan a calendar of activities.
Able to create an environment where residents feel able to participate and contribute ideas.

To Apply:

If you want be part of this exciting new journey and join our family at Benson House, we’d love to hear from you!  Apply Online Now or contact Matt Hicks on mhicks@caringhoms.org to discuss this fantastic opportunity further.

“We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age”.

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