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Activities Coordinator

Job Description


JOB TITLE:                            Activities Co-ordinator


MAIN PURPOSE:                   To plan and implement activities appropriate to Residents’ needs and requests. To assist Home/Care Centre Manager to organise fundraising events.


RESPONSIBLE TO:              The Home/Care Centre Manager




  1. Help Residents to socialise within the Home/Care Centre, and provide a variety of activities that cater for all tastes.
  2. Plan and initiate monthly rolling / individual programmes, and encourage Residents to maintain pre-existing hobbies
  3. To encourage outdoor activities in suitable weather
  4. To arrange trips out of the Home
  5. Provide comfort and company, on a one to one basis, for Residents who are unable to undertake any form of activity.
  6. To assist serving morning coffee and afternoon tea if required.
  7. Encourage Staff Members, Relatives and Friends to participate in the organisation and implementation of the Home/Care Centre's activities.
  8. Accompany Residents, where possible, to off site activities, which may occasionally take place outside normal working hours.
  9. To set up and open a shop at an efficient level
  10. Provide a yearly calendar of events, which will take into account events such as, Easter, Burns Night, and Halloween etc.
  11. Assist with fund raising, and budgeting, for entertainments, materials and outings.
  12. Actively market the Home/Care Centre, publicise events and activities and produce written record of all activities and attendance
  13. Promote a positive personal / professional profile within the local community, ensuring the good reputation of the Home/Care Centre at all times
  14. Ensure all Staff Members know how to use appropriate equipment.
  15. Attend mandatory training days/courses, on or off site, as and when required
  16. Report any changes in Residents' physical or emotional condition to the Home/Care Centre Manager or Person in Charge.
  17. Understand and ensure the implementation of the Home/Care Centre’s Health and Safety policy, and Emergency and Fire procedures.

This list is not exhaustive and only outlines main duties; the Home Manager/ General Manager may request other reasonable duties.

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