Activities Coordinator

  • Newbrook Nursing Home
  • Newbrook Nursing Home, Grange South, Mullingar, County Westmeath, Ireland
  • 17/06/2022
Full time, Permanent Health Care Social Care

Job Description

We seek applicants for the post of Activities Coordinator with Newbrook Lodge Nursing Home to join our highly motivated and focused team.

If you enjoy working with older people, are a committed, patient and caring person with a sense of humour and a positive outlook on life with excellent communication skills this could be for you.

This is a position where you can go home every day knowing that you have made a real difference in people's lives

 

The role:

  • To develop and guide the activity programme to meet the needs of all our residents
  • Oversee and coordinate the appropriate recreational, physical and individualised activities programmes
  • Review resident activity assessments on a regular or needs-change basis
  • Identify the needs of both the collective group and individuals, and tailor the activities accordingly
  • Establish an open relationship with each resident and encourage involvement
  • Educate other staff in the provision activities, liaise with the whole care team, and champion the benefits of the activities programme
  • Liaise with volunteers, schools and community groups to enhance the activities programme
       

 

 We offer:

  • A unique, friendly, supportive and caring work environment
  • Subsidised meals
  • Subsidised Uniforms
  • Competitive hourly rates
  • Free on-site parking.
  • Training and career development opportunities
  • Refer a friend bonus
  • Access to a pension scheme
  • Access to Bike to Work scheme
  • Increasing pay scale on length of service

 

 

Requirements

No formal qualifications required. Qualifications or experience in care of the elderly or provision of activities to any group an advantage. However, passion, commitment and creativity are important. Tell us why you think you would be suitable for this rewarding position.

You must have permission to work in the EU.

 

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KEY Competencies

Creativity, Positive outlook, Caring, Supportive