Activity Co-ordinator - Bank

  • Bupa
  • Chelmsford, UK
  • 20 Feb, 2024

Job Description

Requisition Title

 : Activity Co-ordinator - Bank

Job Number:

  THE05ZJ
The Lawns 
Lawn Lane Chelmsford
 Essex CM1 7JB
Location Status : On site
Salary Amount : £11. 45 - £12. 45

Description

 

Activity Coordinator

The Lawns Care Home, Lawn Lane, Springfield, Chelmsford, CM1 7JB

£11.45 - £12.45 per hour depending on experience

Bank Contract

We make health happen

Here at Bupa we support those when they need it the most. Our care homes are dedicated to delivering person-centred care, supporting independence and honouring choice to help our residents live their best lives.

You’ll help us make health happen by:

  • Running a morning and afternoon activity session. Activities are tailored to our residents but can include musical acts, days out, exercise classes, visitors from the community, arts and crafts, the possibilities are endless!
  • Producing and updating an activity planner for the home, working to a set activities budget
  • Supporting our residents and encouraging them to partake in activities
  • Organising birthday surprises for our residents
  • Ensuring everything is organised for planned activities, events, performers and co-ordinating days out
  • Liaising with external companies and performers from the local community to organise days out/events at the home
  • Assisting with breakfast, lunch and dinner duties (when necessary)
  • Organising one to ones with our residents, this might involve reminiscing tools, puzzles, reading or just a cup of tea and a chat
  • Updating paperwork, care plans, activity notes and managing emails
  • Supporting the home with their social media channels as required

Key Skills / Qualifications needed for this role:

You’re a creative thinker with plenty of ideas, who can also manage budgets and maintain paperwork, effectively managing priorities as they arise. Wanting to make a real difference, you’re interested in caring for others, sharing your sense of humour and spreading your infectious enthusiasm for making people’s lives better. Whether it’s motivating colleagues to support each activity or event, making links in the local area or even getting friends and family involved, you’ll pack a lot of community spirit into everything you do.

Benefits

Joining Bupa in this role you will receive the following benefits and more:

  • Flexible working patterns to fit around you
  • Comprehensive induction (fully paid)
  • Free meal on every shift
  • DBS Check and Uniform provided and paid for by Bupa
  • Access to discounts at a wide variety of gyms and fitness facilities across the UK

Why Bupa?

We’re a health insurer and provider. With no shareholders, our customers are our focus. Our people are all driven by the same purpose – helping people live longer, healthier, happier lives and making a better world. We make health happen by being brave, caring and responsible in everything we do.

We encourage all of our people to “Be you at Bupa”, we champion diversity, and we understand the importance of our people representing the communities and customers we serve.  That’s why we especially encourage applications from people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. 

As a Disability Confident employer, we offer a guaranteed interview for every disabled applicant who meets the minimum criteria for the job. We’ll make sure you are treated fairly and offer reasonable adjustments as part of our recruitment process to anyone that needs them.

Please note, this role is not at or above RQF Level 3 and therefore is ineligible for sponsorship under the UK's Points Based Immigration System.

Unposting Date

 : Ongoing
Care Home Postcode : CM1 7JB

Job:

 : Activities Coordinator

Salary

£11.45 - £12.45