Activities Assistant

Activities Co-ordinator

Richmond Nantwich, St Josephs Way, London Road, Nantwich CW5 6LZ

£9.20ph plus excellent benefits

40 hours pw

The Activity co-ordinator will join the activities team to help create and organise a varied activities programme for our residents, from organised hobbies to group events, all of which will promote independence, choice and dignity.

By getting to know each resident, their interests and life stories, our Activities Co-ordinator, working with the team, will deliver events that truly enrich the resident’s lives and ensure they stay connected with the village community. Working with the Head of Activities to motivate colleagues to support events in the village, you will help to regularly review resident’s needs, the programme of activities and levels of participation by encouraging family and friends to become involved.

About Richmond Villages

Nantwich is a delightful discovery for those who don’t already know it. One of Cheshire’s oldest settlements, its distinctive Tudor architecture, set alongside the river Weaver, makes it one of the prettiest towns in England.

It has proven to be a great location for a retirement community. We’re just half a mile from the town centre while only fifteen minutes from the M6, half an hour from Chester and the Potteries and an hour from Manchester and Liverpool. Chester, Congleton, Crewe, Knutsford, Macclesfield, Middlewich and Northwich are also on the doorstep.

For nearly 20 years Richmond Villages have been at the forefront of luxury retirement living. Having won numerous awards for architecture, landscaping and care, we are now seen as the benchmark for retirement villages in the UK. A totally fresh concept in retirement living, our socially active communities are for people who want to get the most from later life.

About the role

You must have an outgoing, warm personality with excellent interpersonal skills, enjoy being creative and confident in working alone and with colleagues to deliver activities and being part of a team.

To identify the most appropriate and stimulating activities though regular assessment and discussion with residents, relatives, staff and friends to ensure full knowledge of their likes, dislikes, interests, abilities and difficulties.

The Activity Co-ordinator will not only work in the care home but with the Assisted and Independent residents, running your own activities to enrich the lives of those that live with us.

You should be of smart appearance and be able to adapt very quickly in changing activities to suit your audience.

You will participate in outings and fund-raising events as required and should be meticulous and have a good knowledge of spelling for maintaining all of the paperwork attached to this role. There will be also be some administration duties.

A full clean driving licence, a creative approach to ideas, and the ability to motivate residents using energy, a sense of humour and a positive attitude are essential.

All offers are subject to a DBS check.

To apply follow the link below or send your CV directly

Job Information

Job Reference: RIC024A_1624959629
Salary: Up to £9.20 per hour + Bupa Benefits
Salary From: £9.20
Salary To: £9.20
Job Industries: Medical and Nursing
Job Locations: Nantwich, Cheshire
Job Types: Permanent
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