Activity Lead

Full Address
45 Langley Avenue, Surbiton, KT6 6QR
Pay
£14.10 per hour

Activity Lead

Bourne House Nursing Home, KT6 6QR

Hours per week: 40

 

The Role

As the Activity Lead at Bourne House Nursing Home, your role will involve collaborating within a team to organise and facilitate various activities within the home, aimed at preserving and expanding our residents' social and cultural engagement. Building strong relationships with residents and their families is paramount, as it contributes to enhancing emotional well-being. You'll be responsible for crafting personalised schedules comprising meaningful activities tailored to each resident's preferences, needs, and abilities. This includes providing opportunities for residents to explore new experiences while supporting their participation in beloved hobbies and activities.

Only applications with the right to work in the UK may apply. We are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment visa at this time.

 

About Us

Bourne House Nursing Home is part of a Group of 18 Care Homes and is based in a peaceful location in Kidderminster with plenty of space for residents to enjoy and continue to live freely and independently. Our trained residential care nurses offer the best possible residential care, nursing care, dementia care and respite care depending on the requirements of each resident.

 

Rewards and Benefits:

  • Employee Benefit Package – great savings, discounts, and rewards, including discounts at major supermarkets, High Street Stores, Cinemas and many more.
  • Mental health support via our Employee Assistance Programme - a free and totally confidential health & wellbeing resource, offering a personalised programme that suits YOU
  • Refer a friend bonus
  • Free DBS
  • Free onsite parking
  • Full training and Induction programme for all staff
  • Working with Buddy and Mentor experience
  • Fully funded apprenticeship programme available with opportunity to develop your career
  • Free hot meal on shift

 

About you

As Activity Lead you will:

Have a friendly, kind, patient and compassionate personality, a passion for caring for the elderly and their families and be creative and enthusiastic with the ability to think on your feet to resolve problems. You will also possess skills of diplomacy to be able to encourage reluctant Residents to participate in the planned activities and equally important, to encourage other staff in the Home to participate as volunteer helpers for outings and other outdoor activities.

Some of the main duties of the role include:

  • Foster positive relationships with our Residents, aiding their transition into life within our care home environment.
  • Establish and maintain a timetable of group activities tailored to Residents, complementing one-to-one sessions. This allows Residents to engage in communal activities while still pursuing individual interests as desired.
  • Capture high-quality images and videos for sharing with families via communication apps and social media platforms.
  • Oversee social media platforms such as Instagram and Facebook, strategising content, managing daily postings, and promptly responding to comments and messages.
  • Conceptualise and compose long-form articles detailing activities for use in blogs, PR initiatives, and social media campaigns.
  • Develop and distribute leaflets/brochures to promote activities and events within the home as needed.
Summary
Bourne House Nursing Home
Full Time
Closing Date
Tuesday 18 June 2024
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