Activities Coordinator (Male) – Meols Drive
Hoylake, Wirral, CH47 4AQ
Salary: £10.10 – £11.45 per hour
Requirements: Male, motivation and ability to engage residents, current valid driving licence, 12 months experience in a similar role
Hours of Work: 40 hours per week, Monday – Friday with flexibility to accommodate the needs of the service
Contract Type: Permanent
Benefits of Working with us:
- Competitive pay
- Long service reward at year 5
- Career development and training
- Work place pension
- Free meals and on-site parking
- Free eye care vouchers
- Blue light card discounts
- Enhanced maternity package
- Refer a friend bonus scheme
- Flexible working with opportunities for overtime
Company Funded Benefits: Free DBS check, Flu vaccination and Hepatitis B vaccination
About the Role: As an Activities Coordinator you will take a key role in delivering the provision of activities, focussing on functional daily living skills whilst reducing risk issues.You will deliver activities on a one to one basis as well as group sessions, comprising of meaningful therapeutic activities, to promote independence and wellbeing.You will also be responsible to monitor resident’s progress, assessing residents’ function, producing reports for meetings with commissioners and external professionals, capturing engagement and auditing activity/education files, activity risk assessments, and assessments of daily living skills.
The role also expects you to take responsibility of resourcing materials, and keep activity stock and budget updated at all times. This role offers a varied and fulfilling timetable, enabling residents to have a sense of achievement, when completing tasks that have been personalised to them, and within group activities.
Previous experience in this role or similar is necessary.
Skills: Strong communicator, creative, motivated, ability to cope in challenging situations, understand and support individuals to lead a good quality of life whilst achieving positive outcomes along the way. Excellent IT skills and proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
About the Service: Situated in the coastal town of Hoylake, Meols Drive boasts panoramic views over Liverpool bay and the Royal Liverpool Golf Course. The service provides residential with nursing support to men (aged 18 years +) living with a learning disability and/ or additional complex needs including Autism and Mental Health conditions.
About MHC: We are committed to delivering the very best care within our health/social care services across England and North Wales. We provide a culture that empowers the people we work with – both individuals and colleagues – to fulfil their potential.
By working together, we develop pathways for individuals and colleagues that enable them to achieve positive outcomes. Likewise, we work together with families and carers too, so they are always fully involved in their loved one’s care while they are with us.
Equal Opportunities: MHC are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all who believe they fit the essential requirements for this role regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age. **However exemption is claimed under the Equality Act 2010 Part 1 Schedule 9 and applications can only be accepted from males due to the care needs of the MALE residents/patients**
How to Apply: Please complete the short application and upload your CV, alternatively for an informal discussion about this role you can contact MHC Workforce on 01824 572 020.
*Please note, successful candidates must be aged 18 or over*
(We reserve the right to bring forward our closing date, without notice in the event of high volumes of interest).