Activities Coordinator

Maria Mallaband Care Group

Activities Coordinator


Maria Mallaband Care Group, Auchinleck, East Ayrshire

  • Part time
  • Permanent
  • Remote working

Posted 1 week ago, 4 Jul | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: a3021da822a6485e9275bf2a46ebf0c8

Full Job Description

About the Role

At Maria Mallaband Care Group, it's our people who make us great, and we pride ourselves on how well we work together as a team.

The fact you're here makes us think you're exactly the type of person who is passionate about care. Just as importantly, you're ready to put the happiness and well-being of the people who live with us at the heart of everything you do.

What's more, we've now adopted a flexible working approach to all our roles as many of our people prefer part time contracts. That means you'll have as much flexibility as you need to fit your role around your other commitments. All you need to do is tell us the hours you want to work and we'll do our best to make it happen.

We are only able to accept applicants who have the right to work in the uk and live within a commutable distance to the location of the job role.

About the role

To help those we care for to live the most rewarding, engaging and fulfilling lifestyle that they are able to whilst meeting their needs in terms of the Mind, Body and Soul.

To co-ordinate and support the planning, creation and delivery of a welcoming and inviting home-based Lifestyle Programme aimed at encouraging residents to participate and engage in a wide-ranging variety of activities. Offered as part of our groupwide More… Programme, the focus is on ensuring that resident interests and needs are met consistently and creatively whilst adapting to varying levels of physical and mental ability., Situated in the rural village of Auchinleck in East Ayrshire, Glennie House is a purpose built 52 bedded care home which offers specialist nursing, residential and dementia care. The home also offers respite stays on a long term and short term basis to give home carers a much-needed break. Facilities at home include en-suite bedrooms, spacious lounges, an on-site hair salon, attractive grounds with secure residents†garden and a guest room which relatives can reserve for overnight stays. Wheelchair access is available throughout. A restaurant standard kitchen provides freshly prepared meals tailored to the residents†preferences and needs. Care manager Jill Veitch is an experienced manager and is qualified as a general nurse. The home offers excellent training and support to the care team to allow them to take care of the varied needs of residents, from specialist support to general assistance with everyday activities, while also respecting the
residents†need to live independent and dignified lives. The home also offers training, information and support to the relatives of residents to help them better understand the treatment and care requirements of their loved-one. The home benefits from having built good relationships with the local council, GPs, physiotherapists, district nurses, social workers and other visiting healthcare professionals. The Activities Coordinators at Glennie House provide a full programme of activities, entertainment and events for residents to choose from. The home maintains strong community links and access to a mini bus means that residents can enjoy day trips out.

We provide full training so we'd also love to hear from you whatever your background, its just as important is that you're organised, have great communication skills, and that you're flexible enough to work shifts. We also believe in giving you a great career pathway, so maybe your next step might be Nurse Associate and we are committed to supporting you on your journey., Disability Confident
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A Disability Confident employer will generally offer an interview to any applicant that declares they have a disability and meets the minimum criteria for the job as defined by the employer. It is important to note that in certain recruitment situations such as high-volume, seasonal and high-peak times, the employer may wish to limit the overall numbers of interviews offered to both disabled people and non-disabled people. For more details please go to Disability Confident.

We're among the UK's largest independent care providers, employing thousands of staff in over 80 homes across the country.

Investment in new technology and services is key to our reputation for high-quality care provision, as is our commitment to staff training programmes and our emphasis on progressive career paths.

Our vision is to be the best quality, most highly regarded Care Provider in the United Kingdom, and an employer of choice for care workers.

We truly understand…

That people are unique - this means everyone we care for is one of a kind, so we surround ourselves in their stories and we celebrate their individuality.

The importance of passion - it fills every one of us, it fuels our devotion for the people we care for, and it makes our homes happier.

That honesty is everything - no-one wants to think about the time when a loved one needs care, but we'll be here to help when that time comes.

That happiness comes with openness - we proactively support new friendships, new discoveries and better ways of living as our residents enter the next chapter in their lives.

In return, we offer a fantastic range of rewards and benefits, including:

  • Simply Health - company funded, providing cashback for prescriptions, optical and dental costs 24/7 virtual GP access plus more for you and up to 4 children

  • Early Pay - Access to earned pay prior to payday

  • Benefits platform - discounts across multiple retailers, leisure providers, hospitality etc.

  • An exclusive discount on Tastecard - dine out with up to 50% off total food bill

  • Free criminal record checks

  • Pension Scheme with Nest

  • Flexible working patterns

  • Cycle to work scheme

  • Recommend a friend - up to £750

  • Service recognition

  • Training support and development opportunities

  • Employee Assistance Programme

  • Wellbeing support

  • Discounted gym membership

  • Benefits require completion of a 12-week probationary period before they can be accessed.

  • Benefit subject to deduction not taking colleague below National Living Wage