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Activity Co-ordinator (Fixed Term)
Ref: DAN04038

  • Location
  • Toller Road Residential Service, 13 Toller Road, Stoneygate, Leicester, LE2 HP
  • Salary
  • 8.39 - 9.26 ph (17,451 - 19,260 pa)
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  • We support and care for adults living with a learning disability, who may also have a diagnosis of autism, in specialist supported living, residential services and hospitals. Our aim is to deliver effective and outcome based services within person centred, professional care environments, supporting people to have the most choice and independence possible. We set high standards for ourselves in the delivery of care, and most importantly, we put the people we support at the heart of everything we do.

     

    If you want to make a difference and ensure people can achieve their goals and get the most out of life, then please read on...




    In this role your main focus would be to provide safe, sound and supportive care to the people you support. You will have working relationships with the nursing and multi-disciplinary teams, and will play an important role in the lives of the people you support, as well as their families or loved ones. As a key member of the support team, you may be required to contribute to service user multi-disciplinary meetings.

     

    You will encourage and promote activities that enhance the quality of life of the people you support. The support you provide will be respectful, dignified and caring, following each individual's person-centred care plan to promote choice and independence.

     

    Note: Fixed term 12 month contract to cover mat leave


    So what qualifications and attributes do you need?

    • We welcome all applicants that feel they would be able to make a positive difference to people's lives
    • You would need to be compassionate, understanding and trustworthy
    • Health and Social Care QCF or SVQ would be beneficial
    • Previous experience would be beneficial, but not essential
    • See job description for more details

    If this sounds like you, we would love to welcome you to the team.


     

    Some of the benefits of this role include:

    • 28 days annual leave
    • Length of service awards
    • Fully paid comprehensive induction training for all new starters
    • Paid DBS/PVG
    • Free parking
    • Courtesy meals and refreshments whilst on shift
    • Shopping and entertainment discount scheme (over 800 retailers)
    • Cycle to Work scheme
    • Childcare vouchers
    • Training and development opportunities

     

    This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions

  • Location Information
  • Situated in a leafy suburb of Leicester, Toller Road is a care home with nursing that supports up to eight people with learning disabilities and complex needs.

     

    Toller Road is a large three story semi-detached house with its own private garden situated on the outskirts of Leicester. There is a communal lounge and another open plan dining room and lounge area with access to the garden. The service also has a life skills kitchen where people can plan menus and prepare their own drinks, snacks and meals. This area is also utilised as an IT hub, enabling service users to maintain contact with family and friends on video chat, as well as learn skills for independent living.

     

    Click here to read more about Toller Road

     

    Awards for Toller Road

    • Great British Care Awards 2017 – Good Nurse Award (Midlands Region) – Charge Nurse Maxine Thorne (Finalist)
    • Great British Care Awards 2017 – Putting People First Award – Toller Road Team (Regional Winner)
    • National Care Awards 2017 – Resident Engagement Award - Cate Ball (then Service Manager, now Midlands Business Support Manager) (Finalist)

     

    Click here to see more awards we have won at Danshell

  • Closing date
  • 28/08/2018
  • Job Description
  • JD_PS_Activities_Co_Ordinator.pdf

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