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DATE ADDED: Thu 01/11/2018

Personal Activity Leader

Newport-On-Tay, UK


Job Description
Site or Unit :
Craighead Care Home
Address :
Norwood Newport- On-Tay Fife DD6 8DW

Contracted Weekly Hours : Hours to be discussed

Craighead Care Home is a 60 bedded home which specialises in caring for residents living with complex illnesses and dementia. You'll find Craighead in the Fife village of Newport-on-Tay, just three miles from Dundee. We offer exceptional residential support and more specialists nursing care for people with dementia. All our residents get a dedicated nurse and key worker to make them feel comfortable as possible. There is also a bus stop right outside the home too. So Dundee city centre and the local amenities of our charming village are quick and easy to access.

In your role as a Personal Activity Leader you will be responsible for the delivery of all activities within the care home by ensuring that all resident's are offered a varied and meaningful choice of activities throughout their stay. You will be part of the team that ensures that residents in our care feel valued as individuals.

So as a personal activity leader what do you need to do to make this happen?
  • Provide stimulation and exercise to residents through a wide and varied activities programme.
  • Assess the mental and physical needs of all residents regularly to ensure most appropriate activities are conducted.
  • Liaise closely with residents, care staff and relatives to create personalised activities that will engage our residents and reflect their interests and hobbies.
  • Encourage staff and relatives to become involved in any activities programmes.
  • Develop community links with local groups, i.e. churches, schools and encourage a variety of events and activities to take place in the home.
  • Work safely within company policies, seeking advice and guidance when necessary.

Job Requirements
In order to be our Personal Activity Leader you should have:

A genuine interest in promoting independence and life style opportunities for older people, showing empathy and a desire to make a difference.

Will need to be confident and enthusiastic, providing motivation and energy into our caring environment.

Four Seasons Health Care provide a variety of competitive benefits, including a generous holiday allowance, a bespoke development programme, childcare vouchers and an employee discount scheme. Plus free parking and uniform where applicable.

If you have the skills to succeed in this role and are committed to the provision of quality care please click on Apply now.

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