Activity Therapist

Location UK / Belfast

Job Type Permanent part-time, Trainee

Salary See description

Updated 1 week ago

Reference 1377705

 Job Description

Spa Nursing Home Group require an Activity Therapist to work in our Lakeview Nursing Home in Crumlin.

Job Title: Activity Therapist

Job Location:

Lakeveiw Nursing Home: 1c Orchard Road, Crumlin, BT29 4SD 

Hours of work: 8h per week over 2 days 

Rate of Pay: age dependant £7.38 (under 25), £7.83 (25+)

The Activity Therapist is responsible for the co-ordination of an activity and recreational programme to meet the needs of our elderly residents.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure on admission each resident is individually assessed to determine past interests and hobbies to enable the resident and the Activity Therapist to plan a suitable recreational programme for the new resident.
  • Ensure that both individual and group activities are offered to all residents and encourage all residents to participate, being mindful of individual resident’s choice.
  • Encourage families to participate in these activities were appropriate.
  • Keep nursing staff up to date on all planned activities.  Compile individual files on participation of activities for record purposes.

Qualifications / Experience:

  • Previous experience in a similar position, although not essential would be a distinct advantage.
  • Experience working with the elderly, or another vulnerable client group is preferable.

All applications should be returned via the apply now button, or by post/email to the address on the form by 5pm on 14th December 2018.