Where you’ll work
Howard House has a team of incredibly dedicated staff, some of whom have been here for more than 10 years, providing outstanding continuity of care.
Set in a leafy residential area of Kilmarnock in East Ayrshire, the team at our Georgian home takes full advantage of the central location to help keep our residents well connected to their local community.
Are you our next Activities Coordinator? Here’s more about the role:
First and foremost – we work together as a team to enrich our residents’ lives – let’s support our colleagues too and have fun in the process
Leisure and social activities are a really important part of the day – let’s get creative and stuck in
This is an exciting opportunity to really get to know our residents and provide them with a variety of stimulating activities that not only promote physical but also mental and social wellbeing
The opportunities are endless in terms of what activities you could introduce and we would be interested to hear your ideas
It’s very simple – if we can be the best Activities Coordinator we can be by being kind and supportive in every way to our residents, their families and our colleagues, then we’re all doing a great job.
What skills do I need?
Team work! A happy team, makes for happy residents and a happy home
Experience is not essential, as we will support you with all the training and support you’ll need to do the job, what is important is that you are caring, enthusiastic and have energy to share
Being able to communicate well is essential along with a flexible approach
You will also be kind and have a real genuine like for older people and their needs, ensuring we treat everyone with the respect and dignity they deserve.
Benefits and rewards
We know you work so hard and being the best Activities Coordinator you can be needs to be rewarded. We are very proud to offer the following:
20 days annual leave plus bank holidays (pro rata)
Care inspectorate performance bonus
Occupational sick pay after qualifying period
Excellent training and development opportunities
Refer a friend scheme with payment of up to £500 available
Contributory pension from Sanctuary Care
Access to a free 24/7 support service providing support including legal, financial, emotional and medical advice
Discounts on shopping, holidays, cinema, dining, days out and much more via ‘My Rewards’
Criminal Records Checks are funded by Sanctuary Care.
We hope you feel you could be our next team member.
Job Reference: 207957
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