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Activity Coordinator in Swindon at Agincare

Date Posted: 11/22/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-time
  • Location:
    Swindon
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    11/22/2019

Job Description

Job Title: Activity Coordinator

Reference Number: 008257

Area: Swindon / Region: Wiltshire

Basic Salary: £9.00 per hour

Bonus: Long Service Award                                      


Job Description

Activity Coordinator

Do you have experience as an Activity Coordinator supporting older people in a care home setting, or are you a carer looking to take your career in a different direction?

Are you looking for a rewarding career that helps support people living within our care homes?

You can earn £9.00 per hour as a Activity Coordinator in Edgehill Care Home. We have many exciting career options available.

A variety of shift patterns available:

  • Flexible roles
  • Part-time role, 30 hours per week
  • Full-time career. 

What we offer our Activity Coordinators:

  • Free uniform
  • Free DBS
  • Free meals on full shift
  • National Health Discount Scheme (up to 60% of high street names)
  • Blue Light discount package (superb discounts on travel, leisure, entertainment and more)
  • EAP - Employee Assistance Program (offering support for employees and their families) 
  • Contracted Hours
  • Long service bonus
  • Excellent career progression
  • Flexible working – we can work around you!
  • Supported internal Training Provision
  • Have a voice to share your ideas to improve and develop the service

Role Responsibility of an Activity Coordinator:

As an Activity Coordinator, you will be responsible for talking with residents and their families to find out what people want to do and to assist the care team in meeting people’s social and emotional needs as well as their physical ones. You will be able to plan and organise activity programmes for our residents in accordance with their assessed needs and wishes. You will tasked with arranging a variety of activities such as: light exercise, arts & crafts, puzzles, knitting, sing a longs, days out, seasonal events and lots more.

Job Requirements

What an Excellent Activity Coordinator looks like

You must have:

  • A passion for care
  • Excellent communications skills and patience
  • Experience arranging activities and events
  • Ability to motivate and engage people
  • Basic IT skills
  • Exceptional relationship building skills and the ability to work well as part of a team
  • Right to work in the UK

About Us

Agincare is a family run business which has been operating for over 32 years, we employee over 3,500 staff.  As a company we support the ‘believe in good care’ campaign to highlight the good work which is carried out by Care Assistants and our sector as a whole.