Lifestyle Coordinator - Part Time - Stoke-on-Trent
Meir, Stoke-on-Trent ST3 6FB
£8.13 per hour
Our extra care and supported service in Meir, Stoke on Trent have an exciting opportunity for a part time Lifestyle Co-ordinator to join their team on a fixed term contract until March 2014.
Rowan Village is an extra care service which was completed in 2008 and opened its doors on the 18th June 2008. The scheme consists of 75 self contained flats which is owned by Staffordshire Housing Association and staff from Accord provide care and support to the tenants.
The scheme includes a healthy living centre; one of Rowan Village`s aims is to promote a healthy living and wellbeing culture; both for customers residing in the scheme, and the local community of Meir for people aged 55 years and over. It also benefits from a gym with an instructor, hairdressing salon, resource room and woodwork and craft room.
The lifestyle coordinator will establish health and well being partnerships in order to develop a wide range of activities and services which will enhance, monitor and promote health and well being for older people living within Rowan Village and those accessing the healthy living suite. The role will encourage customers to achieve positive outcomes in line with health and well being agendas, this will include a wide range of leisure, recreational, educational and health promotion activities.
This role will require you to link with external providers of activities and health care agencies in order to provide a diverse range of activities/ services to promote healthy ageing within Rowan Village and the local community.
You will be responsible for carrying out risk assessments, being aware of all health and safety issues. The essence of this post is to ensure that our customers` independence and choice of activities is always promoted in new and innovative ways. To also collate and provide evidence for Supporting People QAF outcomes.
This is a fantastic role for an enthusiastic individual who has the ideas and dedication to motivate our customers. If you are of a friendly nature, willing to work flexibly over a seven day period and want to make a positive impact within out excellent facility, we want to hear from you.
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