Part Time Activities Assistant

Vacancy within Maples Care Home

Overview

Reference
MAPACTAJAN18

Salary
£7.55 - 7.55/hour + Benefits

Job Location
- United Kingdom -- England -- Greater London -- Bexleyheath

Job Type
Permanent

Posted
02 January 2018

Closing date
31 Jan 2018 23:59


Activities Assistant

We are looking for a part time Activities Assistant. This position is for 15 hours per week ideally to be worked weekends, however we will consider weekdays with weekends on a rota.

Our dedicated Activities Assistants offer a wide variety of therapeutic activities 7 days a week to engage our residents’ minds and bodies. We organise outings to popular locations and places of interest in our minibus to encourage our residents to get out and about and stay in touch with the community.

The Activities Assistant will be required to:

  • Assist with planning weekly activities in line with the requests and choices of the residents
  • Enhance the well being of residents through social and physical activities
  • Assess need and plan individual activities for residents who are unable to participate in group activities
  • Motivate the care team and promote the importance of activities

Maples Care Home’s philosophy is to create a secure, relaxed happy and homely atmosphere for the residents to live in and for the staff to work in. We specialise in providing quality nursing and residential care for the elderly. It is our aim to preserve the self-respect of those who depend on the support of others.

We feel that those who live at Maples Care Home should do so with dignity, have the respect of those who support them and be entitled to live a full and active life, given the fundamental right to self-determination and individuality within the framework of a care home offering nursing care.

If you would like to join our successful team please select "apply now" and forward us your CV. If you have no prior experience we would also like to receive a cover letter explaining why you wish to pursue a career in the Healthcare sector.

Maples Care Home is part of the Canford Healthcare group of homes.


Contact information

Nicola Phillips