Activities Co-Ordinator

Permanent

Location: Various Locations available in our ShireLiving Teams - Beechwood(Newcastle-Under-Lyme), Northfield(Stafford) and Chasewood (Cannock)

Full Time positions available covering a 7 day rota 

Salary: £18,398 per annum 

 

The Organisation:

The Wrekin Housing Group’s partnership between The Wrekin Housing Group and Choices Housing Association enables a focus on meeting and exceeding the needs and expectations of our wide range of customers

Our schemes are located in North Staffordshire, South Staffordshire, Telford and Wrekin and Shropshire. The care and support we provide is rated amongst the highest in the UK. Our recent accolades include; “Care Employer of the Year” and the “We invest in people, GOLD accreditation”.

Alongside our growth plans we are embarking on a fundamental transformation programme to modernise how we interact with our customers, engage communities and support partners. Everyone matters at Wrekin so we are investing in our people and the systems they use, all to improve quality and choice across the organisation.

(For further details please visit our website https://www.wrekin.com)

 

ShireLiving:

ShireLiving offers the perfect lifestyle choice for over 55s looking to embrace retirement and plan for a hassle-free, comfortable and secure future. Working as part of the ShireLiving team you have daily opportunities to make a difference to people’s lives.

Exclusively designed to make life following retirement easy, enjoyable and safe, our apartments and bungalows offer all the security and comfort our residents could want together with stylish facilities, stunning shared spaces and organised activity calendars.

Our customers have a wide variety of needs, some are very independent and just need the reassurance of knowing that someone is there when they need them or company with likeminded individuals, some customers have long term health conditions and therefore need our help, carer and support to enable them to live independently at home.

Our friendly team of staff are on hand day or night and deliver a tailored range of quality care and support services offering peace and mind and security. We expect all staff to deliver an exceptional standard of customer service, promote and facilitate healthy, socially active lifestyles and independence and to nurture a welcoming, inclusive and vibrant community in which our tenants can thrive.

(For Further details please visit our Website www.shireliving.co.uk)

 

The Role:

This role will require the successful applicant to engage with tenants and their friends/ families and third party agencies to encourage participation, to lead and coordinate social activities, events and trips both on and off site.

Day to day responsibilities include:- Orgainsing and facilitating social events and activities on and off site. Arrange regular activity meetings with tenants. Work in partnership with the Corporate Events Coordinator, Strive to have daily activities and events on scheme that promote health and wellbeing, Work in conjunction with the catering service to link activities with food and beverages, Capture tenant feedback to improve service delivery, Ensuring efficiently, recording and monitoring events on the internal database, creating and facilitating competitions for tenants to take part in, whilst always working effectively with other members of the ShireLiving Team.

(For further details please read the Full Job Description)

 

What you will need:

Our Activities and Events coordinators are required to work with our ShireLiving tenants and colleagues with commitment, integrity and respect. The successful candidate will need to be approachable and have the ability to adapt their communication styles dependent on the needs of the customer.

You must hold a minimum of GCSE’s grade A-C (or equivalent) in English and Maths. The ideal candidate will be willing to work flexibly, outside normal hours including evenings and weekends where necessary. Holding a current Driving License is desirable.

Given the environment you will be working in, you must be able to demonstrate effective communication, strong team working, organisational, interpersonal skills and maintaining high levels of confidentiality at all times.

(For further details please read the Full Person Specification)

 

Benefits:

In return, we offer you a rewarding opportunity within a supportive team of experienced mentors and peers, ensuring you thrive throughout your career.

Should you want to develop further, we’ll invest in your future by offering fully-funded training.

All employees are covered by our life assurance scheme and have access to a variety of other employee benefits including free on-site parking, and dedicated volunteering leave for up to 16 hours per year.

Ref : CHO1701. Closing Date : 30/11/2021 - Interview Date : 06/12/2021

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