Employment opportunities

Activity Coordinator

Reports to:

Activity Centre Manager 

Location:

Crawley

Contract:

Full Time, Permanent 

Salary:

£10 per hour

Shift Pattern:

Monday-Sunday 8am-8pm- 40hours per week over 5 days

8 hour shifts

Purpose of the role:

Job Purpose

Hours of Work – 40 hours per week compromising of Monday to Sunday 8am-9pm.

Do you have a creative flare?

This is an exciting opportunity for someone who has a creative flare and to work for a fantastic company!

Role Requirement:
Cavendish Care has been developed to provide care and support to adults with Autism and/or a learning disability, many of whom who have complex behaviors. Our residents have varied needs and require appropriate activities to stimulate and engage them during the week. Cavendish Care are very proud of their own in-house activity center as it enriches the lives of both our residents and also their careers.

The Activities Coordinator will be responsible for the following:

To contribute as part of the team with the planning and delivery of an exciting and varied schedule of activities that appeals to our residents and meets their needs.

To provide a varied plan of outings, events and activities throughout the year for residents to select from.

To lead and / or assist with the leading of all activities during sessions and to direct support staff to assist in the organisation of classes and activities.

To provide, as part of the team, the day to day management of the Activity Centre – Ensuring we adhere to the landlord’s requirements of leaving the facility clean and tidy.

To contribute to the management of the outsourcing of external or internal specialists who may run activities or classes at the center.

To contribute to the development of new ideas and innovation to keep the activities fresh and appealing for our residents.

To contribute to the marketing and facilitation of selling our activities to members of the general public who meet our service provision criteria.

If this sounds like the job for you, apply today!

Benefits

  • Enhanced sick pay, maternity pay and paternity pay
  • Annual Social events
  • Healthcare after 2 years and access to an Employee Assistance Programme from day 1
  • Contribution to pension

 

About Cavendish Care

We are Cavendish Care, a values-based Health & Social Care company who put the people we support first.

We have residential and supported living care services in and around the Horley area and our main company focus is on the young adults that we support and making a difference to them.

Our priority for recruitment is to find people with the right values, behaviours and attitudes that match our own!

Application form

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Section 1 — Introduction

Section 2 — Personal details

Section 3 — Employment history

Please add ALL past employment, explaining any gaps between posts since you finished full time education (beginning with your most recent employer).

If you have come straight from college or university, please explain this in the boxes below.

Please note that this section is a requirement – if you do not fill in your full work history, unfortunately we cannot consider you for any positions.

Section 4 — Education and training

Please add all educational achievements and qualifications (beginning with your most recent).

Section 5 — Criminal convictions

Section 6 — Right to work

Under Section 8 of the Immigration Act we are required to check all employees are eligible to work within the UK. Please confirm that, if you are offered a position, which of the following documents you would be prepared to supply and allow us to make a copy of for our records.

Note: EEAA = European Economic Area Agreement

Section 7 — References

Please provide details of two referees who can comment on your suitability for the role. If possible, one of these should be your present or most recent employer. Family members are not able to provide references.

Section 8 — Person specification

Please detail how you meet the requirements of the person specification, particularly how you feel you can demonstrate the values of our organisation and your reasons for applying for this position.

This is part of the application form where you can bring to our attention any qualities you believe we should be aware of. Please continue on a separate sheet if necessary.

200 words minimum.

Section 9 — Special requirements

The organisation wishes to ensure that all candidates have a fair opportunity to show their abilities in the selection process, so that our decisions are based on your ability to do the job and not on any factor that is irrelevant to the post.

To help us to do this, please would you indicate if you need any adjustments for the interview such as:

For further information or to discuss your requirements in confidence please contact the Cavendish Care Human Resources Dept.

Section 10 — Declaration

Please read carefully before signing the application

I hereby authorise you to take up references from my previous employer(s) and my present employer (once the offer of employment has been confirmed in writing). In addition, I hereby authorise you to take up other reference checks and carry out checks on all and any of my qualifications from any establishment or employer as you deem appropriate.

I agree that any offer of employment is subject to satisfactory references, DBS and 6 month probationary period. I confirm that the information supplied by me on this form and all documents required with this application are complete and correct and that any untrue or misleading information will give my employer the right to terminate any employment contract offered to me.

If my application for employment is successful, I agree to undergo a medical examination if this is required to ensure my suitability to carry out my duties and for provision of medical information as part of an occupational health assessment.

If you have any queries or questions about Cavendish Care please do not hesitate to contact us.