Activity Coordinator


Activity Coordinator


Cygnet, Downfield, Dundee City

  • Full time
  • Permanent
  • Onsite working

Posted 1 week ago, 4 Jul | Get your application in now before you're too late!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: 9976ea86e0b74ce5b23e626c4946fd6f

Full Job Description

We are looking for an outstanding Activities Coordinator with a passion for delivering excellent care.

You'll be working 40 hours a week at Cygnet Hospital Wallace.

Situated in a residential area of Dundee, Cygnet Wallace Hospital is a 10 bed specialist high dependency complex care service providing assessment and treatment for individuals with learning disabilities, with or without autistic spectrum disorder, as well as complex needs and behaviours. The team can also support those who have additional mental or physical health needs, as well as those who have been detained under the Mental Health (Care and Treatment) (Scotland) Act. We accept emergency referrals and the team are experienced in managing them quickly and efficiently to ensure transition for service users is as smooth as possible.

The team at Cygnet Wallace Hospital work towards discharge from the point of admission, ensuring they work with service users to create their own pathway to the community and more independent living. The integrated care pathways ensure each individual is supported to reach their full potential.

At Cygnet, our perks go way beyond pension schemes and excellent professional development.

You'll also enjoy shopping, travel and leisure discounts - as well as a range of healthcare and financial benefits - to support you to be happy both in and out of work.

Apply now to enjoy excellent career prospects while reaping the rewards of making a difference to others - every day.

Your day-to-day...

  • Develop, plan, implement & oversee activities, outings & events for the people in our care

  • Provide fun & constructive leisure time, as well as appropriate physical & emotional support

  • Ensure the provision of staff, space & materials for all activities

  • Supervise, oversee & develop colleagues

  • Oversee the creation of promotional materials for events

    An excellent role model who knows what good care looks like

  • Highly organised, with a positive attitude

  • A confident public speaker & facilitator

  • Knowledgeable of suitable activities & pastimes to support mental health service users

  • Positive in your approach to working with challenging behaviours

  • Experienced in planning, resourcing & carrying out events & activities

  • Successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced PVG check.

    Cygnet has been providing a national network of high-quality specialist mental health services for more than 30 years. In this role you'll have the chance to make a real impact on patients, service users & their families.

    Why Cygnet? We'll offer you...
  • Strong career progression opportunities, including into management roles

  • Monthly reflective practice, expert supervision & peer support

  • Opportunities for learning & development

  • Employee referral scheme

  • Pension scheme

  • "Cycle to Work" scheme & employee discount savings