Animation Technician / Activity Coordinator - Care Home UK

  • United Kingdom
  • 1050
  • Permanent
  • Updated 2018-09-20
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Animation Technician / Activity Coordinator - Care Home UK

Reach Health Recruitment is a company specializing in recruiting specialized professionals.

We are in the process of selecting and recruiting an Animation Technician / Activity Coordinator for a reputable Care Home group in the UK.

The selection process only passes through 2 interviews:
An initial interview with Reach HR, and in case of success will be consecutively scheduled the final interview with the employer, by Skype.
Description of duties to be performed:
As an Animation Coordinator / Activities Coordinator for the Elderly, you will be responsible for compiling life stories and developing an activity plan for individual groups and residents, ensuring that there are a variety of significant daily activities in progress at the residence.
Daily activities will include exercises appropriate to residents' abilities and you will be creative in providing interactions tailored to suit your physical and cognitive disabilities.

It will have as objectives:
- to lead and encourage residents to participate in meaningful activities, maintaining their independence, choice and dignity, to enable them to lead a full and active life as possible.
- create a stimulating and varied program of leisure activities and social events, inside and outside the residence for residents to enjoy.
- work with each new resident to understand their likes / dislikes, abilities
- set up an individual social assistance plan and evaluate regularly.
- Involve the local community in the day to day lives of residents, initiating contact with the local community and groups that allow residents to participate / continue with hobbies and interests as desired.

Requirements for the application:
- Good level of spoken and written English
- EU Citizenship
- Flexibility to work in several shifts, including weekends;
- Previous experience in these functions or similar (Preferred)
- Qualifications in Sociocultural Animation, especially aimed at the Elderly (Preferential)

Conditions offered:
- Permanent Contract;
- Gross monthly salary of 1050 pounds
- Hourly load of 30 hours per week
- Support with accommodation
If you want to apply for this position please send us your updated CV and in English.
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