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Activity co-ordinator
Ref: CYG37000

Location
Thistle, DD5 1PL
Salary
£12.15 per/hr up to £12.62per/hr post probation
Hours
Full Time
Closing date
Tuesday 13 August 2024

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

You’ll be working 40 hours a week at Thistle House.

Situated in a residential area of Dundee, Thistle House is a specia ist residential service supporting up to ten individuals with learning disabilities and complex needs. The team of nurses and support workers also support those with behaviours that may challenge, as well as those who have associated mental health needs.

Thistle House is located in the city of Dundee, which has an extensive array of community amenities, including leisure centres, social clubs, shops, colleges, and work placement settings. Individuals can also enjoy walks and visits to the nearby botanical gardens and Discovery Quay.

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 PVG 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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