Home: The Orchards

Location: Ely, Cambridgeshire

Pay details: £9.90 per hour

Posted date: 05/08/2022

Closing date: 02/09/2022

Activities Assistant

 Would you like to continue your career with the number one care charity in England?

Greensleeves Care are endorsed with Skills for Care and an Assured City and Guilds Provider who offer a range of free learning and development to our staff.

If you want part-time hours, (30hrs per week, based on a 2-week rolling rota to include every other weekend) competitive rates of pay, and an exciting career path, see details below.

Our Greensleeves Care Home The Orchards are now seeking an Activities Assistant to support in providing a varied and appropriate programme of activity for our residents. We would encourage Events Assistant, Fundraising Assistants, Communications Assistants, or Care Assistants looking to move into an activity role to apply.

What you’ll be doing

As one of our Activities Assistants, you will: Explore ways and resources for creative and enjoyable activities for our residents! This includes group events or individual sessions, Advertise and promote the planned program to encourage involvement of residents, relatives and staff, Participate in fundraising events and planning theme event nights.

What you’ll need

You will have strong communication and organisational skills with previous experience within aged care or with children as well as organising activities.  You must be computer literate with knowledge of all Microsoft packages, as well as knowledge of digital cameras.  You will hold a full clean UK driving license and be available to drive one of our two mini buses.

Rewards Package

Free learning and development, Free DBS, Paid breaks, 28 days paid holiday (pro-rata, including Bank Holidays), Opportunities to undertake RQF level qualifications with an endorsed Skills for Care Provider, Recognition of career milestones, Company pension scheme, On-going wellbeing support, Death in Service benefit, Length of Service Awards, Voluntary Lifestyle Benefits, Incentive Bonus scheme and an Employee Assistance Programme.

We are proud to recognise and nurture the skills of our staff and are passionate about supporting career progression. Our staff have moved from Care roles to Senior Care Assistant, Care Supervisors and right up to Home Manager level. Your career with us could start here!


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The successful applicant will be appointed subject to providing evidence of NHS COVID PASS, ISA first and enhanced DBS disclosure. This post is not subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Greensleeves Care is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community