Activity Team Leader

Job Reference:
Number of Positions:
Contract Type:
Full Time
Contract Details:
Up to £12.31 per hour including all enhancements
Working Hours:
40 hours per week, including alternate weekends
Closing Date:
Job Types:
Activities & Companions
Bournemouth & Poole
The Aldbury
Poole, Dorset

Job Description

Please note you will be contacted prior to the closing date, interviews will be ongoing and we may close this vacancy early.

Activity Team Leader (Events Organiser)

Based at The Aldbury, Poole, Dorset

£10.81 per hour (weekdays) plus weekend enhancement to £12.31 per hour

This contract is offered as 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 which will include early breakfast clubs and evening activities.


Activity Team Leader (Events Organiser)

Are you an experienced Activity Team Leader or events organiser 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 Team Leader to join our dynamic team at The Aldbury in Poole, a dedicated dementia care home. 

Your Role

You’ll bring a breath of fresh air to The Aldbury 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 Team Leader (Event Organiser) you will also support the organisation of fundraising, gala and themed Care Home events.

Our Benefits

  • Paid breaks
  • 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

As a ‘team leader’ you’ll be someone who has demonstrated supervisory/leadership skills in previous roles.  We actively encourage applications from candidates in health and social care, support workers, teaching environments, entertainment or other similar roles where responsibility for activities and groups of people are key. 

We recruit people who are great role-models for their teams and who are flexible, approachable, supportive and reliable, with excellent communication skills and a good level of computer and keyboard skills.  You will demonstrate a passion for organising, entertaining and working collaboratively with residents, their families, team members and outside partners.

We will support you with ongoing development, in a team-based community, with staffing levels recognised as among the best in the care sector.     

About Us

Colten Care is an expanding family-owned business with 21 beautifully appointed care homes across Dorset, Hampshire, Wiltshire and West Sussex. 

Our established services are all rated as ‘Good’ or ‘Outstanding’ with the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and we provide residential, general nursing, dementia and short-stay care.

We are a prestigious, award-winning healthcare provider that champions the latest approaches to person-centred care. Each of our homes has a distinct character while retaining that all-important sense of ‘home.’ We play an active role in furthering dementia friendly communities as part of our work. 

Our aims are simple: to be recognised as both the care home ‘provider of choice’ and ‘employer of choice.’