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Activity Co-ordinator, Northampton

St Andrew's Healthcare
Contract Type
Health & Medical
Expiry Date
28/10/2018 10:44:00
Activity Coordinator Location: NorthamptonSalary:  £17,276 - £18,887 per annum, Core Contributor (Band 3)37.5 hours per weekWe are currently

Job Description

Activity Coordinator
Location: Northampton
Salary:  £17,276 - £18,887 per annum, Core Contributor (Band 3)
37.5 hours per week

We are currently looking for an enthusiastic Activity Coordinator with an interest in working with men with a diagnosis of autism, who will undertake the day to day coordination of ward based activities in a forensic psychiatric setting.

Your role with us

We are currently seeking a highly motivated Activities Coordinator for our Medium Secure Autistic Spectrum Disorders (ASD) ward. You will be responsible for building therapeutic relationships with patients to encourage their interest and participation in activities and co-ordinating activities on the ward under the supervision of the Nurse Manager.

Basic Skill Requirements:
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Willingness to interact with patients
  • Creative, imaginative, innovative, adaptable and flexible
Working at St Andrew’s Healthcare

We’re the UK’s largest independent provider of NHS services, a unique mental health charity aspiring to deliver truly world-class care. Our focus is transforming lives through ground breaking treatment and rehabilitation, with surpluses re-invested in our outstanding facilities. You’ll find a welcoming, inclusive culture here, inspired by the shared values of our team. Everyone has their part to play in the amazing work we do – you’ll have every opportunity to get what you want from your career.

We offer an excellent benefits package including:
  • Pension
  • Sickness policy on par with the NHS
  • 35 days annual leave (inc. bank holidays), increasing to 41 after 10 years' service
  • Life cover
  • Car lease scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Healthcare cash plan
  • Free parking
  • Paid DBS application
  • Access to free vocational qualifications
If you have any questions regarding the post or want to arrange a visit please contact:

Johnny Kheir, Nurse Manager ASD IPU: Tel 01604 608532 or

Tracey Harris, Operational Lead ASD IPU:  Tel: 01604 302614

Closing Date: 26th September 2018