Part Time Activities Co-ordinator

Recruiter
Cross Key Homes
Location
Peterborough
Salary
0 - 9999 per annum
Posted
09 Apr 2019
Closes
26 Apr 2019
Sector
Other
At Cross Keys Care we are passionate about putting our customers at the heart of our business, We have an excellent track record for excellence in customer service and a strong commitment to local people. Kingfisher Court is one of our independent living schemes based in Peterborough. It is a warm and welcoming community with all the added support and security to give our residents complete peace of mind in their homes. With stylish and contemporary apartments designed for the over 55's, living in Kingfisher Court makes life easy and enjoyable for our residents and their families. Its a busy and friendly environment, where there is never a dull moment. We are now looking for a part time professional to work as an Activities Coordinator, responsible for organising creative and engaging activites and events for our residents The core responsibilities of the role are: To seek feedback from residents and their families regarding the activities provided and to develop new activities to meet unmet need and new interests. To celebrate local events, days of national and religious significance, special birthdays and other special occasions by organising appropriate festivities. To work closely with the restaurant employees in the planning of food for such events. To support the Extra Care Manager in fundraising for the residents and where possible involve family members and local groups and neighbours. Ensure that appropriate records of activities and attendance are kept in a usable format for audit purposes. Ensure that all financial transactions relating to activities for the residents are promptly and accurately recorded and within agreed guidelines and policies. To maintain a stock of materials to support individual and group activities. To document all work undertaken in support of residents, any concerns and communication or liaison with other agencies. The range of activities will include: Social groups and activities to encourage the retention of social skills. Stimulating activities to maintain cognitive function e.g word games, competitions. Reminiscence activities to promote memory and discussion. Healthy living activities such as gentle exercise, walking, gardening and healthy eating. Listening to and performing music, singing and dancing. Outings and trips to places of interest in the local community. Participation in local events and leisure activities. The promotion of health and well- being through information sharing. Requirements to be considered for this great opportunity you will meet the following criteria: Experience of arranging activities and events. Experience of working in a customer facing environment. Good IT skills with knowledge of Microsoft Office and Word, Power Point, Excel, Outlook, QLX etc. A good understanding of confidentiality and the Data Protection Act 1998. Passionate about working with people and able to create an engaging atmosphere. Creative, resourceful and ability to use own initiative. Active listening skills for effective interaction with residents and others. Organised and efficient with the ability to meet deadlines. Good standard of English both verbally and written in addition to excellent interpersonal skills. Commitment to excellent customer care. Ability to work occasional evenings and weekends as required Benefits Competitive pension scheme Salary £6973 - £7784 depending on skills knowledge and experience On site car parking 15 hours a week Including occasional evenings and weekends as require 25 days holiday Supportive team and management Discounted Car Valet on site at head office Dry Cleaning Service at head office Learning and development opportunities This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/86026517

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