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Activities Assistant posted by TMP (UK) Ltd

Full-Time
Weymouth
£9.40 - £10.40 / hour

Job Description

Rewarding in every way Make a real difference to the lives of our residents and build the skills for a rewarding career in care. About the role We`re looking for an Activities Assistant/Co-ordinator to join our team and help run a varied activities programme for our residents. It`ll be your job to make sure our programme runs smoothly, involving the residents, their families and other team members to make sure each and every activity is a success. It`s about being enthusiastic and creative, making the residents feel included but also stimulated and challenged. On top of this, you`ll be supported by our dedicated activities team and receive great benefits and our exceptional facilities. You`ll also help communicate upcoming activities to residents and volunteers, so everyone is on the same page. When it comes to trips and outings, you`ll be responsible for the residents` safety and wellbeing. Above all, you`ll play a key part in helping our residents retain a sense of purpose and self-worth, bringing joy to their lives in an environment of safety, trust and respect. About you We`re looking for people who are active, energetic and passionate about helping others. You`ll want to go above and beyond to help our residents` life live to the full while underpinning everything you do with a safe, responsible approach. For this role, successful candidates will have: - Experience of supporting, organising and scheduling programmes of events or activities - Great organisation skills, listening skills, good written, non-verbal and verbal communication skills - The ability to lead and motivate volunteers - Knowledge of safety regulations and quality assurance - Previous experience working within a care home and with older people is desirable Why should you work for us? As well as a competitive salary we offer some great benefits including: - 28 days holiday - Ongoing career training and development - A fantastic range of discounts and offers on from many high street/ online retailers - Workplace Pension - Life Assurance Scheme - Recognising great work through our `Heart & Soul` awards scheme - Wellbeing services, financial loans and more. We`re also committed to helping you progress and grow, with regular training and supervision, development opportunities and study support. If you want to build a successful career in care, we`re the best place to start. To find out more about what it`s like to work at a Gracewell care home click here How to apply: If this sounds like a job for you, and you are interested in applying for this vacancy we would like to hear from you, please click the `apply now` button and one of our team will be in contact with you very soon. Salary is dependent on experience.

Job Requirements

Activities assistant - Weymouth

Reference Number

007354

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