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Activity Assistant 15 hrs- Boldings Lodge- Warnham in Horsham at Sussex Healthcare

Date Posted: 2/21/2018

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Job Description

Activity Assistants

Salary: £7.55 - £7.80 / hour

We are looking to recruit Activity Assistants to deliver excellent residential care at Sussex Healthcare.

Day to day tasks of the Activity Assistant:

  • To assist the coordination of the provision of group activities, in conjunction with the Activity Coordinator, nurse/care staff where appropriate.
  • To help organise, run and record activity programme.
  • To maintain communication and links with the local community in the home.
  • To attend staff meetings and information sessions as required.
  • To seek advice from and liaise as needed with appropriate therapists as directed by the Activity Coordinator.
  • To assist in the determination of service users needs individually, through the use of profiles, biography sheets, or care plans in order to ascertain personal preferences, abilities and potential for activities.
  • To promote a positive image of the home and service by maintaining a professional approach at all times, in order to develop community awareness of the home and services.
  • To be responsible, with the Activity Coordinator for the maintenance and safe storage of activity equipment and materials.

Benefits of the Activity Assistant:

  • £7.55 - £7.80 / hour
  • 50p more per hour for weekends and double pay for bank holiday
  • Pension
  • Paid breaks
  • Free staff bus, subsidiary meals and uniform
  • Reduced rate accommodation
  • In house Training, academy offering various courses
  • Mentoring scheme
  • Exceptional career progression within the company
  • Refer a friend bonuses
  • Plus, many more!

Requirements for the Activity Assistant role:

  • A warm and friendly disposition
  • Good communication skills, able to put others at ease
  • Reliable and punctual

Apply and join Sussex Healthcare!