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Wellbeing Leader - Care Home

Chelmsford, Essex
Job Type
13 Sep 2022
Wellbeing Leader/Activities Co-Ordinator Area: Chelmsford Minimum Hours: 36 hours per week Our client are currently looking for a Wellbeing Leader/Activities Co-Ordinator to join their team. They are able to offer new and exciting career opportunities for individuals that are keen to work within an organisation that does the utmost to ensure we provide an outstanding standard of care. Our Client Their philosophy of service delivery aims to provide a high standard of quality care and support reflecting an ethos of respect for people by treating them with dignity and ensuring that their right to privacy, safety and security is maintained. They are an independent health and social care provider established in 2007. The company provides a range of services within residential, nursing and learning disability registered homes for adults. The range of services provided are for people living with dementia, mental ill health, autistic spectrum disorders, learning disabilities, complex needs and people who may present with behaviours of concern as well as those that are frail and elderly. Job Summary Wellbeing Leader/Activities Co-Ordinator To organise activities and social events for service users both inside and outside the Home and devise appropriate activity programmes in liaison with the Manager, Nurse and HCA in the Home. To individualise activities to meet and support the physical, social and emotional needs of service users in order to enhance their quality of life. Tasks & Duties To liaise with the Manager regarding appropriate activities and social events for service users. To arrange appropriate entertainment programmes for service users after discussion with the Home Manager. To draw up activities programme for display in the Home and encourage service users to participate. To seek the views of service users/relevant representatives regarding their preferred activities/social events. To discuss with individual service users, their past hobbies, current ability and their desired or preferred activities; taking into account their social and emotional needs. To research appropriate materials/games/venues/ equipment for the Homes activities store. To ensure that the service users lifestyle is maintained in accordance with The Residential Home Philosophy of Care and Resident s Charter. To ensure that the Home s Code of Conduct is maintained at all times To work with service users in groups and individually with handicrafts or games of their choice. To maintain appropriate records of service users activities and liaise with the Manager regarding entries in the service users Care Plan. To provide suitable exercise programmes for service users in order to maintain their mobility. To undertake induction training and to participate in training programmes which may be required either by Law or Company Standards? To co-operate and develop good relationships with all staff. To develop positive relationships with service users, relatives, visitors and other professionals. To maintain confidentiality at all times. To report any equipment and defects or hazards in the correct manner. To abide by the Company s Quality Procedures, Policies and Work Practices and report/record all non-conformances in the correct manner. To report promptly all complaints, however minor to the Manager. To report all accidents and incidents in the correct manner. To undertake training in manual handling operations and specific lifting techniques. To comply with the regulations in respect of Health & Safety at Work, COSHH, environmental health, fire precautions etc and abide by the Company s Health & Safety Policy. To report any changes in service users condition or ability to the Manager. To participate in marketing activities/functions as requested by the Manager. To promote the good name of the Company at all times. To abide by the Service users Charter of Rights. To attend meetings as requested by the Home Manager. To undertake other duties as may be reasonably requested by the Manager. To undertake other duties as may be reasonably requested in order to maintain the smooth running of the Home. Client Values Be Open and Transparent Demonstrate Accountability Display Integrity Act Inclusively Be Proud Share Knowledge Always We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults. We require you to understand and demonstrate this commitment What our client offers Permanent Contract Funded Mandatory Training Opportunity to take part in bespoke training & gain qualifications relevant to your role Employee Assistance Programme Access to Mental Health First Aider Excellent Opportunity for career growth and development Pension Scheme (contribution 3% by employer and 5% by employee)
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  • Job Reference: 711158928-2
  • Date Posted: 13 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Langston Greenway Ltd
    Langston Greenway Ltd
  • Location: Chelmsford, Essex
  • Salary: On Application
  • Job Type: Permanent