Activities Assistant

Vacancy within Willows Care Home



£7.55 - 7.55/hour + Benefits

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

Job Type

09 February 2018

Closing date
28 Feb 2018 23:59

Willow’s 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 Willow’s 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.

The Role

We are looking for an Activities Coordinator to join our fantastic team at our 70 bed Care Home in Romford – 32 hours per week.

Our dedicated Activities Coordinators 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.

An Activity Coordinator is required with creative enthusiasm and self motivation for this 'hands-on'
position within a purpose-built Care Home in Romford.

The Activities Coordinator will be required to:

·         Plan 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

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.

In return, we will offer you:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Discounts at Major High Street Retailers
  • Industry Recognised Training, including ongoing professional development
  • Progression Opportunities
  • Free Uniform
  • Food available, including Fruit and filtered water
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Comfortable Staff Rooms

If you would like to join our successful team please select “apply now” and forward us your CV and cover letter explaining why you wish to be considered for this position.

Willow’s Care Home is part of the Canford Healthcare group of homes.

Contact information

Judith Boikhutso