Brooklands Healthcare Kilkeel
Posted 10 months ago

A vacancy has arisen for an experienced Activities Therapist to organise and deliver a programme of activities which will enrich the lives of our residents in Brooklands, Newry Road, Kilkeel, BT34 4DT.

Hours are full time Monday – Friday 10am – 5pm (fixed term maternity cover) and part time permanent there after (10am – 5pm 2 or 3 days a week).

Hourly rate circa £8.50 – £9.00 dependent upon experience.

 Conway Group Healthcare is a family, caring for other families.  We have 8 Care Homes providing Nursing and Residential Care in local communities across Northern Ireland. We provide a home from home experience for our residents; our team are friendly and welcoming and our residents are at the heart of everything we do. We believe in strong family values to deliver compassionate, heart centred and sincere care.  Our ethos is simple….”we take the time because it’s the little things that matter”.

The role:

To co-ordinate and deliver social activities for our residents and to deliver an innovative programme of activities throughout the year ensuring all events are forward planned and coordinated as approved by the Home Manager. Activities should be person centred, catering to a range of individual preferences across abroad spectrum of activities including but not limited to; beauty, relaxation, arts & crafts, music and theatre. You will also be responsible for ensuring that all associated documentation is completed and evidenced in line with our standards. Fundraising will be required and therefore previous experience will be an advantage. Candidates must be enthusiastic, motivated and have the skills necessary to ensure a varied programme of both group & one to one activities are provided to our residents.

What we need:

We need someone will be able to provide social activities to our residents in either a group situation or on a one to one basis. Previous experience of delivery activities within a care home setting is desirable but not essential.

If you feel you can make a real difference to the people we care for then please contact the HR Coordinator, Clare Devenny on 028796 32001 or alternatively please upload your CV.

Please note that under the new GDPR regulations, by replying to this advert, you are giving Conway Group permission to retain your personal information for the purposes of this application.

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