ACTIVITIES COORDINATOR – ST DAVID’S

Carrog, Corwen, Denbighshire, LL21 9BG
Job Reference No: #SD412 A
Salary: £9.50 Per Hour
Hours: 40
Contract Type: Permanent
Closing Date: 25/04/2021

We are looking for an Activities Coordinator to join our existing friendly team immediately!

Salary: £9.50 per hour

Requirements: Motivation and ability to engage residents, current valid driving licence, experience of supporting individuals with learning disabilities and/or mental health needs

Hours of Work: 40 hours per week, which will include evenings and weekends

Contract Type: Permanent

Benefits of Working with us:

  • Meals Provided
  • On-site parking available
  • Free Eye Care Vouchers
  • Work Place Pension with Legal & General
  • Comprehensive Learning & Development Package
  • Progression Opportunities

Company Funded Benefits: MHC benefits also include; 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 patient’s progress, assessing patients’ 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 patients 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: St David’s independent hospital stands by the banks of the River Dee and within walking distance of the small village of Carrog – A picturesque part of North Wales.

The service provides open rehabilitation and treatment for males (aged 18 years +) diagnosed with a learning disability and/or additional complex needs including autism and mental health needs.

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.

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).

We are able to facilitate interviews via our virtual platform, additional cleanliness measures have been put in place in all MHC services to ensure the safety of our residents, patients and staff is maintained. Masks are also available to all visitors.

ACTIVITIES COORDINATOR – ST DAVID’S

St David's

St David’s is an independent 15-bed hospital with extensive grounds set in a tranquil location in Carrog, Corwen.

It cares for men aged 18+ with a diagnosis of a learning disability and/or additional complex needs including autism and mental health needs. It can take patients detained under the Mental Health Act 1983 and offers rehabilitation for those leaving acute or secure services or step-up service for patients when their current placement has broken down due to their behaviours.