Activity Leader

Job Reference: coltencare/WG/84/367
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: 23/04/2021
Job Types: Activities & Companions
Cluster: East
Site: Wellington Grange
Location: Chichester, West Sussex

Job Description

Activity Leader 

Based at Wellington Grange, Chichester PO19 6ED

£10.81 per hour plus enhancements

Pay Breakdown:

£10.81 p/h basic weekday rate

Plus an additional £1.50 p/h weekend enhancement

40 hours per week. The hours of a team leader are typically spread across the  week (with alternate weekend working) with varied shift patterns spanning  across the day from breakfast clubs through to early evening activities all designed around the resident who is at the heart of all that we do.


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 Wellington Grange in Chichester. This is a full time role with an hour rate of up to £12.31 per hour (inclusive of all enhancements).

Your Role

You’ll bring a breath of fresh air to Wellington Grange, 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

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!