Well-Being and Activities Facilitator
Melrose Care Home, a family run, 25 bed nursing home based in Worthing, West Sussex provide second-to-none care for our residents, offering a truly personal experience for everyone who lives with us.
As a nursing home rated “Outstanding” by CQC we are seeking to recruit a creative and enthusiastic individual who will be responsible for devising a varied monthly Well-Being and Activity Programme for our residents. This full-time role will include bespoke 1-2-1 activities, leading and reviewing group activities, host family visits and Facetime/Zoom calls. The Facilitator will ensure the programme considers equality and diversity when planning events to maintain privacy, dignity, and respect.
Responsibilities and Duties:
To work in a team environment to ensure development of activities are consistent and deadlines are met. Alternatively, it is essential that you’re able to work independently with confidence and initiative.
Maintain records of resident participation in activities and ensure their involvement and well-being is documented on Nourish.
Create a monthly schedule for each resident demonstrating what is planned for the coming month.
Create a monthly newsletter highlighting birthdays, previous events and any achievements from the residents or staff.
To have a basic understanding of Microsoft.
To keep up to date with residents’ social needs. For example, family birthdays and Christmas cards.
To host/facilitate all family visits/Facetime/Zoom calls.
Liaise with weekend visit staff.
Support wider team as and when required.
Salary: Excellent rates of pay dependent on experience.
37.5 hours Monday to Friday, with availability to work weekends when required.
The right person will be/have:
A positive and creative mind with a ‘can do’ attitude.
Proactive and adaptable.
A high level of productivity, attention to detail and excellent communication skills.
A caring attitude towards our former generation and committed to provide quality activities and events.
Free meal when working over 6 hours each day
Refer a friend reward scheme
5.6 weeks holiday per year pro rata
DBS refund after completing 6 months employment
Opportunities for overtime
Job Type: Full-time