Activity Leader

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Job Reference: coltencare/NH/84/228
Number of Positions: 1
Contract Type: Full Time
Contract Details: Permanent
Salary: Up to £12.31 per hour including all enhancements
Working Hours: 40 hours per week, including alternate weekends and occasional evenings
Closing Date: 29/11/2020
Job Types: Activities & Companions
Cluster: West
Site: Newstone House
Location: Sturminster Newton, Dorset

Job Description

Activity Leader

Based at Newstone House, Sturminster Newton DT10 1FF

£10.81 per hour plus enhancements

Pay Breakdown:

£10.81 p/h basic weekday rate

£1.50 p/h weekend enhancement

40 hours per week including alternate weekends. Shifts will be allocated on a rota basis. You will be expected to work a variety of shifts between the hours of 9am to 8pm to provide activities and companionship for residents throughout the day and into the evening.

Activity Leader

Are you an experienced Activity Leader looking for a fun and varied role where no two days will be the same? Are you enthusiastic, energetic and creative?  

We have an exciting opportunity for an Activity Leader to join our dynamic team at Newstone House in Sturminster Newton, Dorset. This is a full time role with a salary of up to £12.31 per hour (inclusive of all enhancements).

Your Role

You’ll bring a breath of fresh air to Newstone House, and play a vital role in enhancing our residents’ quality of life. You’ll inject fun and creativity into a calendar of engaging activities. Whether it’s an individual indoor session, or a lovely group day out, you’ll champion the residents’ wellbeing.

You’ll be responsible for managing and working closely with a supportive team of Activity Coordinators. You’ll manage rotas, work allocation, team budget and resident records, and you’ll strengthen your team through further support and training.

As our Activity Leader you will also support the organisation of fundraising, gala and themed Care Home events.

Our Benefits

  • Paid breaks
  • Support with professional development and diploma qualifications in Health & Social Care
  • Excellent inductions, training and ‘on the job’ support *training to the nationally recognised ‘care certificate’ standard
  • Friendly team and great support network of internal professionals
  • Real career progression opportunities
  • Recommend a friend scheme
  • Annual pay review
  • Additional hours / overtime opportunities to suit your circumstances
  • Choice of hot or cold meals and drinks on duty
  • Free uniforms
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Background checks at no cost to you

About You

You’re more than just a confident leader; you’re a role model. You’re reliable, supportive and sociable. People feel like you’re making a positive difference to their day. Your approachable personality and infectious get-up-and-go attitude make you an excellent communicator and team player. You have a real passion for both organisation and entertainment.

About Us

Colten Care is a family-owned care home provider with 21 homes across Hampshire, Dorset, Wiltshire and West Sussex, providing residential, general nursing, dementia and short-stay care. Our aims are simple: to be recognised as both the care home ‘provider of choice’ and ‘employer of choice’. We are a long-standing beacon of excellence in elderly people’s care and the UK’s highest rated ‘Large Care Home Group’ on the public review site Carehome.co.uk.

Are you excited about this fun and creative role? If you think you could make your mark at Colten Care, we’d love to hear from you. Apply today!