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Activities Assistant in Newnham at Forest Care

Date Posted: 6/20/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Part-Time
  • Location:
    Newnham
  • Job Type:
    Health Care
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    6/20/2018

Job Description

Activities Assistant

Based at Rowan Lodge, Crown Lane, Newnham, Basingstoke, RG27 9A

Starting salary £8.50 per hour

As well as a competitive hourly rate, we offer the following benefits;

  • 28 days Holiday (for full time workers)
  • Comprehensive induction training
  • Ongoing training and development
  • Auto-enrolment Pension Scheme
  • NVQ Training
  • Paid breaks
  • Free meals
  • Free Uniform

Candidates will need access to their own transport to apply for this role.

Forest Care

Forest Care is a family owned and managed company, currently with four care homes in Hampshire and Surrey. Our focus is to ensure we provide the highest standards of care to our residents, and their ongoing welfare, comfort and needs are central to how we run our homes. We want our homes to be a home in the truest sense, and we are committed to making our residents feel at home from the outset.

We are looking for a reliable, caring Activities Assistant who wants to make a difference by contributing to providing the best care possible at all times.

Main Duties of our Activities Assistant;

  • Help to plan and organise programmes of individual and group activities
  • Help to review and evaluate the activities programme so that it is kept up to date and fit for purpose.
  • Work closely with residents, staff and others involved in the organising and the running of events.
  • To undertake any other duties as required by line management

Skills and Experience of our Activities Assistant;

  • Previous experience of organising events and activities within a care home setting (not essential, as training is provided)
  • Good organisational skills
  • A moderate level of computer literacy

This is a part-time position for 24 hours per week.