Activities Coordinator

  • To plan and run regular activities for the residents of the home.
  • To routinely evaluation these sessions by receiving and logging feedback
  • from residents, families and employees to ensure that the programme is fit for
  • purpose.
  • To drive the mini bus and escort residents for excursions and hospital visits.
  • To regularly seek suggestion and input into forth coming activities from
  • residents including liaison with key workers to identify a varied and exciting
  • schedule which also considers the therapeutic needs of the individual.
  • To run all activities in line with the allocated budget.
  • To regularly update the Head of Care with forthcoming activities plans.
  •  To take responsibility for the publicity of events within the home and
  • externally to ensure all opportunities for good public relations are developed
  • and maintained.
  • Responsibility for organising community events at the home for the benefit of
  • the residents and integration into the local community.
  • Any other duties as reasonably expected.
  • In line with Health and Safety Policy the job holder is expected to;
  • Take reasonable care of his/her own health, safety and welfare and that of
  • other people who may be affected by his/her actions or omissions.
  • To comply with health and safety law and Health and safety Policies and
  • Procedures.
  • Not to misuse or interfere with, intentionally or recklessly, anything provided
  • in the interests of safety.
  • The job holder is also expected to ;
  • Act in an honest, responsible and respectful manner to others.
  • Be responsible for their own professional conduct.
  • Comply everywhere and in all circumstances with the laws and regulations
  • connected with their activities.
  • Comply with our obligations to our key stakeholders.
  • Undertake all mandatory training as required.

Person specification

Description Rating-

  • (Essential/ Desirable)
  • Previous experience of coordinating activities for an elder persons
  • group
  • Previous experience in care
  • D
  • D
  • A keen interest in Arts / Crafts / Physical education E
  • A good general level of education E
  • Computer literate (desktop publishing/word/emails & internet) E

Location Summary

The Poldhu has a warm, welcoming and relaxing environment, with a vibrant community of residents, relatives, staff and friends. Set in 10 acres of grounds overlooking Poldhu Cove on the Lizard in Cornwall, the home has spacious lounges, a beautiful dining room and comfortably decorated bedrooms, with sea views.

The Poldhu Care Home
The Poldhu Care Home, Poldhu Road, Mullion, Helston, Cornwall, TR12 7JB
Employment Type
Part Time
Rate of Pay / Salary
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