Activities Co-ordinator in Newcastle upon Tyne at Voyage Care

Date Posted: 7/12/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job Family: Support Staff - Service

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear

Pay Rate (£): £8.70 per hour

Vacancy Reference: 020097

 

We are seeking an Activity Coordinator to plan and develop Life Skills sessions that deliver meaningful and stimulating content for the individuals that live in our service.

The Role
Reporting to the Manager, you will work with the people within our service in order to meet their needs.  Supporting the individuals to make use of community resources to enable community participation and promote social inclusion.

Working as part of a team, you will liaise with the Occupational Therapist / parents/carers and staff from other agencies and organisations to assess individual’s strengths and developmental needs. You will also provide guidance to the support staff to implement Life Skill sessions. Alongside this, there will also be a need to support the service with administration tasks.

 

Requirements
Ideally, we are looking to someone who has worked within the care sector with excellent verbal communication skills, an outgoing personality and the ability to prioritise your own workload.  Experience of working in a similar role would be advantageous but not essential.

We ensure that the people we support reach their full potential – and of course we’ll make sure that you reach yours.

As a leader in health care and support services for individuals throughout the UK, Voyage Care supports thousands of people with learning and physical disabilities, brain injuries, autism and other needs. We operate over 400 care homes and 20 rehabilitation centres across the country and we provide specialist care and support to people at home and in the wider community…and we’re growing every day!

 

Role Specific Requirements -

 

Driver: Flexible on Driver Requirement

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