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Activities Co-Ordinator

Snowdrop House
Ware, Hertfordshire

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Ware, Hertfordshire

Are you a passionate and caring individual looking for a rewarding career with excellent training and opportunities for development? Join Care UK, a multi award winning care provider as a Lifestyle Co-ordinator. Variety, fun, and a rewarding career is what you can expect.

We are looking for people to make a difference to residents’ lives every day. When you join Care UK you’ll be joining a team who all share the same values: caring, passionate and teamwork. You will have a strong desire to help people and put residents at the heart of everything you do.

The Role

  • Helping residents to remain as active and independent as possible
  • Helping identify residents’ unique goals and implement personalised activity plans
  • Supporting residents explore new interests, engage in physical activities, and enjoy themselves in a stimulating and homely environment
  • Working with families, residents, and local communities to create meaningful experiences for residents
  • Create a sense of fun, flexibility, and creative thinking to provide new experiences and activities to meet a diverse range of interests
  • Offer a mature, sensible outlook showing commitment, initiative, and desire to enhance the lives of residents

Some of our benefits by joining the Care UK family

  • Wagestream- access your wages at any-time   
  • Bank Holiday Pay Enhancements
  • Career development, training and access to our approved apprenticeship scheme
  • Hundreds of online and in-store discounts
  • Annual purchase holiday scheme
  • Wellbeing support

Career Development

We have our own Learning Academy to provide excellent training and induction programs for all new to or experienced Lifestyle Coordinators and we will give you all that’s needed to have a successful career with us. Our high quality, innovative training and coaching will support the development of your skills throughout your career with us.

We are committed to recruiting diverse, talented people, who share our passion for helping others.  We see the potential in everyone, let us help fulfil yours

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At a glance

Location

Baldock Street
Ware
Hertfordshire
SG12 9DT

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Pay
Up to £11.27
Shifts
Days
Contract
Permanent
Reference
SYS-10256

Why work at Snowdrop House

At Care UK's Snowdrop House in Ware, Hertfordshire, providing the highest standard of care for residents is at the heart of what we do. As part of our friendly team, you'll have the opportunity to develop your career and the support to go far.

Our team works in a purpose-built care home with a family atmosphere. We provide residential care, nursing care, and short-term respite care with fantastic facilities for residents, including its own hair salon, coffee shop and a cinema, as well as lovely gardens.

We truly believe that every one of us makes a difference. If you're a passionate, caring individual who works well in a team, consider a rewarding career at Snowdrop House.

Why work at Snowdrop House
Why work at Snowdrop House
Why work at Snowdrop House

A career at Care UK

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With a role in one of our care homes, you’ll be able to give something back and make a real difference to older people’s lives. Whether you’re just starting out in the workplace, looking for a change in career or looking for a new challenge, we can help build the right career for you. 

New to care? No problem. We'll support you with plenty of training to help you build a varied, fulfilling career that makes a positive difference to people’s lives. 

 

Everyone needs to feel motivated and rewarded, so we offer a competitive package of pay and benefits. Read more here.

Here at Care UK, we want all our colleagues to have a long and successful career with us. Our vision is to provide an inclusive training culture that empowers all colleagues with sector-leading development opportunities. View our opportunities for apprenticeships, development programmes and career progression.

At Care UK, we're proud to promote our diverse workforce and are committed to nurturing an inclusive culture. Our teams’ wellbeing is our top priority, and we believe it’s important to foster a culture of promoting open and honest conversations. Read more here.

As a colleague at Care UK, we believe it’s important that you know what you can expect from your manager to ensure people are fairly treated and properly recognised from day one. Our People Promise sets out clearly what you can expect from your manager and Care UK.

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Working at Care UK in a home support role
Working at Care UK in a home support role

Trusted to care

A closely-knit team of managers, carers, nurses and support colleagues – and each of us is dedicated to your loved one’s care, health and wellbeing.

I have been working in the care sector for 20 years qualifying in Cambridge and specialising in respiratory and end of life care. In my career so far I have undertaken a wide variety of roles all over the country including care case manager for the East of England. I have also worked for the prison service, a wide range of hospitals and care homes, and people with challenging behaviour.

I started work with Care UK in September 2014 and I believe to be an effective team member you need to have a positive attitude, be caring, respectful and approachable, and have a good sense of humour! 

My favourite part of the working day is motivating the staff to ensure the residents are their main focus of the day, creating memorable moments, laughter and joy. My biggest professional challenge so far has been saving a person's life and then continue to watch them grow and flourish.

In my spare time I enjoy travelling, spa days and have a huge interest in guide dogs and caring for animals.

Clare Crow Home Manager