Bank Activities Organiser

coltencare/NF/79/2419

Number of Positions:
1
Contract Type:
Bank
Contract Details:
Permanent
Salary:
Up to £12.34 per hour
Working Hours:
zero hours/casual cover contract, flexible, including weekends
Location:
Lymington
Closing Date:
11/09/2022
Job Types:
Activities & Companions
Cluster:
New Forest
Site:
Various homes

It’s more than a possibility

Bank Activities Organiser

Covering shifts across our New Forest Homes, (Brockenhurst, Lymington, New Milton & Mudeford). 

Up to £12.34 per hour (including weekend enhancement)

Hours can be flexible, let us know what you can do!  This role can include working at the weekend and during the week,  shifts are varied to cover breakfast clubs through to early evening activities.

Opportunities to explore permanent contracts.

Introduction

We’re looking for a Bank Activities Organiser to join our dynamic team and become a valued part of day-to-day life in our care homes.

You’ll play an essential role injecting fun and creativity into a calendar of engaging activities, bringing a breath of fresh air to everyone as you assist residents to lead a fulfilled life. Whether it’s an individual indoor session or a lovely group day out, you’ll champion the residents’ wellbeing at all times.

You’ll coordinate a rolling calendar of entertainment within the home, ranging from games and quizzes to arts and crafts, days out on the minibus to gala events. You’ll work with community groups to invite people into the home for coffee mornings, functions, fetes and other sponsored activity.

If a career in care is for you and you want to be part of something special, we’d love you to apply.  A member of our dedicated recruitment team will then be in touch to discuss the position in more detail.

About you

You love bringing sunshine into the lives of older people. You’re an entertainer, confident in front of groups of people, but equally happy in one-to-one activities. You have a happy, friendly disposition and a caring, committed and patient attitude.

You’re a team player who is reliable and organised, with excellent communication skills and a passion for entertaining and making people smile

A relevant qualification or experience in entertainment / performance is desirable but not essential.

About Colten Care

We’re a local, family-owned, award-winning care home group, with an outstanding reputation within the industry thanks to our amazing people and our focus on keeping the resident at the heart of everything we do. 

We strive to be the best we can hence why all 21 of our nursing homes are rated at least good and 7 are outstanding by the CQC, our national regulator.

If a career in elderly care is for you then you want to be part of the team at Colten Care.

Benefits

  • Paid breaks (hourly rate)
  • Uniform provided
  • Excellent inductions, training and ‘on the job’ support
  • Staff recommendation reward scheme, up to £1,000 (terms apply)
  • Real career progression opportunities
  • Annual pay review
  • Additional hours / overtime opportunities to suit your circumstances.
  • Choice of hot or cold meals and drinks on duty
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Background checks at no cost to you