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Activity Coordinator - Mansfield, Medium Secure

St Andrew's Healthcare
Contract Type
Health & Medical
Expiry Date
03/03/2019 14:26:00
Activity Coordinator - Medium Secure - NottinghamshireSalary - £17,276 - £18,887 plus benefits37.5hrs a week Medium Secure LD and ASD

Job Description

Activity Coordinator - Medium Secure - Nottinghamshire
Salary - £17,276 - £18,887 plus benefits
37.5hrs a week
Medium Secure LD and ASD wards
The role of an Activity Coordinator
You will be busy. Very busy!  Firstly, building and maintaining therapeutic relationships with Patients.  Secondly you will be creating, facilitating, coordinating and planning activities for and with our Patients for “on-ward”. This role is based within both the Learning Disability ward and the Autism ward; therefore you should be conscious of this when creating and planning activities.
Your planning will involve activities for individuals and groups.  The key phrase within this role is “Patient centered”.  Every interaction you have with our Patients needs to be therapeutic and help them progress along their recovery.
What you will need for this role
Be honest, have integrity and be engaged in our patients welfare.  Just a few ways you will be able to inspire our Patients to transform their lives.  Using your excellent IT skills, your creativity and your life experiences, you will create and schedule planned activities on the wards so you will need to be very organised.  You will have a collaborative work style as you need to involve Patients and other member of staff in the activities.  Finally, you will need to be someone who finds it easy to motivate people who may not be interested in what you are trying to achieve for them. A skilled used of IT
Why St Andrew’s Healthcare?
We’re a top 20 charity and the UK’s leading charity providing specialist NHS mental healthcare. Our new care pathways are helping us to provide outstanding outcomes and will give you more exposure to specialist skills and expertise.  The role of Nursing Manager is critical to the success of our new strategy ‘Transforming lives by building world-class mental healthcare services’.
We offer an excellent benefits package including:
·         Pension
·         Sickness policy on par with the NHS
·         35 days annual leave, 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
Closing date: Sunday 3rd February 2019