Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Activity and Wellbeing Lead
Hourly rate – £10.58 per hour
Hours per week – 40, including some weekends and evenings
Could you be the next enthusiastic team-player to join us in our wonderful home? Your main role will be to plan and deliver meaningful, person-centred activity and occupation to all our residents. You will also guide, develop and coach our staff in engagement and activity with residents, so that every day is filled with magic moments. We believe it is everyone’s role to help our residents live well, and enjoy life. You will ensure residents’ dignity and self-esteem is enhanced through meaningful engagement, positive relationships and free expression of individuality.
Included in your responsibilities:
- Leading on, and delivering, high quality meaningful activity for all residents
- Ensuring people living with dementia enjoy the same opportunities for engagement and activity as other residents
- Stimulating excellent interaction and communication between staff and residents
- Promoting and developing mealtimes as highlight of the day
- Creating and maintaining excellent community links
So that you have the confidence and skills to deliver high quality activity and engagement to residents, you will receive individual support, guidance and investment in your development.
Applicants must have a positive forward-thinking approach, have the ability to enthuse and guide others, with excellent written and verbal communication skills. Care home experience is an advantage, as is any previous experience of providing activity or leading others. You will also need be assertive, yet flexible. We find that successful candidates come from a wide variety of backgrounds. For more details of other homes’ locations please see https://www.runwoodhomes.co.uk/.
If you wish to discuss this role, please call Kieun Kwon on 07795658716 To contact the home directly, please call 01442239733. We’d love to hear from you.