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Activities Assistant

Swindon, Wiltshire
Remote Working
Remote Working
£9.70 to £12.00 Per Hour
Job Type
8 Sep 2022
Job description Activities Assistant About Wemyss Lodge: Wemyss Lodge is a friendly, welcoming care home in Swindon, Wiltshire, that has an excellent team who work well together. We have 56 beds providing nursing, respite, dementia, mental health and residential care. We are within easy reach of shops and local amenities, and easy access to public transport. We are recruiting for an Activities Team Member We are seeking enthusiastic, fun and caring staff to join our Activities Team. Do you have experience of working within the Care Industry? Do you have a natural aptitude for engaging with others? Do you find it easy to talk to people? Do you enjoy singing, arts and crafts? Our Activities Team have a passion for running a wide range of person-centred activities on site at Wemyss Lodge and off site (transport will be provided). Activities provide entertainment for groups of residents and on a 1-to-1 basis. If you are caring, conscientious and confident, this could be the perfect position for you. This is an exciting opportunity as you will be able to get to know our residents. You will understand why it so important to encourage our residents participation and you will have a genuine interest in our residents wellbeing. Being able to initiate a variety of activities with our residents is essential. Necessary Skills/Requirements - Care qualifications such as NVQ is highly desirable - Experience of working within a Care Home or Day Care Centre would be hugely beneficial - I.T knowledge and experience to enable you to create posters, newsletters, notices and deal with emails - Ability to document resident participation/notes - Experience of planning events/outings - Highly organised and self motivated - Friendly and professional manner - Team Player Wemyss Lodge provides competitive benefits: 28 days paid holiday work pension scheme Overtime available to pick at the rate of £12.00 per hour Bank holiday paid at £14.25 per hour (if worked) full training programme, comprehensive induction uniform provided free meals paid DBS Work remotely No Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Permanent Salary: £9.70 per hour Benefits: Company pension Discounted or free food On-site parking Schedule: Day shift Weekend availability LFD tests to be done before every shift Experience: Care home: 1 year (required)
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  • Job Reference: 707262608-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Wemyss Lodge
    Wemyss Lodge
  • Location: Swindon, Wiltshire
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: £9.70 to £12.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Contract