Job Overview

Location
Latham Lodge, 139 Stakes Road, Waterlooville, Hampshire PO7 5PD
Category
Engagement
Job Type
Ancillary
Shift Type
Part time
Salary
£8.30 per hour
Open Date
01/04/2019
Closing Date
30/06/2019
Job Advert

Health & Wellbeing Coordinator - Weekends Only

In this role 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 responsible for 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:

  • 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.
  • Develop a forward plan of activities, creating a 7 day service.
  • To ensure a variety of daily activities suited to residents lifestyles are taking place in the home throughout the day
  • Responsible for maintaining the annual activities planner.
  • Establish relationships with the local community
  • 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 lifestyle histories and, using these, create ongoing plans in our resident records, ensuring these are updated daily to evidence delivery, together with also helping them adjust to life in a care home.
  • To maintain accurate and legible records in respect of each resident activities.
  • Review the plan on a regular basis with the resident and relatives and adjust if necessary
  • To liaise with senior nursing staff in respect of relative medical or nursing care information regarding residents.
  • To be aware of correct manual handling techniques for each resident to ensure correct support transferring residents.
  • To establish and maintain regular resident meetings with the Home Manager.

Skills:

  • Ideally previous experience of organising activities within a care setting, would be beneficial but not 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.
  • Able to work as part of a team and individually.

What are some of the benefits we can offer you?

  • Great rates of pay – we regularly review regional and competitor pay rates to ensure we’re offering the best incentives to work with us
  • Flexible hours – enabling you to balance work and home life.
  • Voluntary Benefits Package – offering amazing retail discounts at over 8,000 locations nationwide, enabling our staff to make savings of up to £1,500 per year
  • Personalised career path ladders including support with your Care Certificate to ensure fulfilling career development
  • Learning and Development programme with full induction training including buddy system
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Employee Assistance Programme – Immediate access to a confidential telephone counselling and legal information service which operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year
  • Online Health Portal - All colleagues have access to the online health portal which enables you to make the most of full access to an encyclopaedia of health information
  • Refer a Friend Scheme – earn up to £1000 refer-a-nurse and £500 refer-a-friend for care and support workers.

 

 

“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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