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Activities Coordinator – Stockport (Kickstart Placement Scheme)

Salary:  National Minimum wage for age group

Based in: Stockport Extra Care Schemes

Hours of work: 25 hours per week

Duration: 6 months placement

Crossroads Together is offering an excellent career opportunity for a number of Activities Coordinators  through the kickstart placement scheme.

Our Crossroads Together team, based at four Extra Care Schemes in Stockport, offer residents practical and emotional care and support within their own homes.

Our team of professional Carer Support Workers, provide personal care (bathing, dressing, toileting), support with medication, light domestic duties and facilitating residents to enjoy activities at home and out in the community.

We also provide tenants with a range of organised group activities in the communal areas of the sites.  These can include games, arts and crafts, exercise classes, 1:1 activities.    The activities we provide enrich the lives of the tenants and support their wellbeing.

The Activities Coordinators will provide emotional support, companionship and a safe environment for those in need of supervision and help. This can be provided through social interaction, shopping trips, local outings in the community, cleaning together, having a drink and chat, etc.

About Us:

Established in 1990, Crossroads Together is a not for profit registered charity providing high quality care at home and support services for carers and people with care needs. We also provide information, advice and practical support to anyone living with the challenges of caring, unpaid for a family member or friend.  

We work across Cheshire, Warrington, Greater Manchester, Merseyside, Shropshire and Herefordshire.  We have almost 250 trained professionals, helping close to 9,000 people, including over 600 young carers, with practical and emotional support each year.

Applicants must be willing to undergo screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and a satisfactory DBS check at enhanced  level.

Kick Start Activities Coordinator Worker

Join our friendly team who are proud to deliver quality care.

We are CQC rated ‘Good’ in all of our locations. 

 

 

 


About You

About You
You must be able to develop good working relationships with carers and people with care needs while maintaining appropriate personal boundaries.
You should be able to work independently and take initiative while working within Crossroads Together policies, procedures, guidance
You should demonstrate care and respect for vulnerable adults and children
You must have good verbal and written communication skills
You should have an understanding of the importance of confidentiality

We Offer

We Offer
On the job induction training
A chance to be part of a friendly professional team
An opportunity to make a real difference to the lives of carers and those with care needs
24 days holiday, plus bank holiday (pro rata)
45p mileage allowance
Flexible working opportunities
Company contribution to your workplace pension
Training and Development opportunities to further your career
Access to CarerSmart and NHS discount schemes offering you money saving vouchers and discounts

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    For more information please call 0333 323 1990 or email jobs@crossroadstogether.org.uk

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