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Activity co-ordinator
Ref: CYG36263

Location
Victoria House, DL1 2LN
Salary
£12.00 per/hour
Hours
Full Time
Closing date
Wednesday 12 June 2024

We are looking for an outstanding Activities Coordinator with a passion for delivering excellent care.

You’ll be working 42 hours a week at Victoria House. This is a 26 bed mental health inpatient service for men. The service, split across two wards, provides a safe and stabilising environment for men who are experiencing an acute episode of mental illness and require an emergency admission.

The ethos of our service is about assessing and treating service users in the least restrictive environment and planning for discharge in a robust and timely fashion. With a focus on stabilisation, we will support service users to manage their mental health, reinforce daily living skills and prepare for independent life back in the community.

At Cygnet, our perks go way beyond pension schemes and excellent professional development.

You’ll also enjoy shopping, travel and leisure discounts – as well as a range of healthcare and financial benefits – to support you to be happy both in and out of work.

Apply now to enjoy excellent career prospects while reaping the rewards of making a difference to others – every day. 


Your day-to-day…

  • Develop, plan, implement & oversee activities, outings & events for the people in our care  
  • Provide fun & constructive leisure time, as well as appropriate physical & emotional support 
  • Ensure the provision of staff, space & materials for all activities
  • Supervise, oversee & develop colleagues 
  • Oversee the creation of promotional materials for events

Why Cygnet? We’ll offer you…

  • Strong career progression opportunities, including into management roles
  • Monthly reflective practice, expert supervision & peer support
  • Opportunities for learning & development
  • Employee referral scheme
  • Pension scheme
  • “Cycle to Work” scheme & employee discount savings

You are... 

  • An excellent role model who knows what good care looks like 
  • Highly organised, with a positive attitude 
  • A confident public speaker & facilitator 
  • Knowledgeable of suitable activities & pastimes to support mental health service users
  • Positive in your approach to working with challenging behaviours 
  • Experienced in planning, resourcing & carrying out events & activities

Successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

Cygnet has been providing a national network of high-quality specialist mental health services for more than 30 years. In this role you’ll have the chance to make a real impact on patients, service users & their families.
 

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