Activities Organiser


Number of Positions:
Contract Type:
Full time & Part time
Contract Details:
Up to £12.34 per hour
Working Hours:
32 hours per week, including alternate weekends
Closing Date:
Job Types:
Activities & Companions
Bournemouth & Poole
Amberwood House

It’s more than a possibility

Activities Organiser

Up to £12.34 per hour (including weekend enhancement)

32 hours per week, typically spread across the week and designed around the resident, who is at the heart of all we do. There will be alternate weekend working and varied shift patterns to cover breakfast clubs through to early evening activities.



We’re looking for an Activities Organiser to join our dynamic team and become a valued part of day-to-day life in our home, Amberwood House in Ferndown.

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.


  • 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