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Activity Coordinator

Permanent  for Simplified Recruitment in Somerset

Job Title: Activity Coordinator

Location: Taunton (Norton Fitzwarren)

Salary: £8.00 - £8.25 per Hour

Job Reference No.: 10821

Our client is seeking an Activity Coordinator to plan and develop Life Skills sessions that deliver meaningful and stimulating content for the individuals that live in their service in Norton Fitzwarren, Taunton. The service supports adults with Neurological Conditions and Brain Injuries.

Reporting to the Manager, you will work with the people within their service in order to meet their  needs. Supporting the individuals to make use of community resources to enable community participation and promote social inclusion.

Working as part of a team, you will liaise with the Occupational Therapist / parents / carers and staff from other agencies and organisations to assess individual’s strengths and developmental needs. You will also provide guidance to the support staff to implement Life Skill sessions.

You should be well educated, with excellent verbal communication skills, with an outgoing personality and the ability to prioritise your own workload. Experience of working in a similar role would be advantageous.

In return, you will receive an excellent benefits package including paid annual leave, stakeholder pension and access to childcare vouchers. 

Please register online with your CV and covering letter.

Once you have registered your interest for this position you will be redirected to our client's website to complete their online application form.

They encourage all interested applicants to apply promptly as they review all applications & CVs received on a daily basis. The majority of their adverts close 2 weeks after posting, however where they receive a large number of suitable applications they may close the advert early.

They are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the people they support. All successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check for Regulated Activity which will include a check against both the Barred adult and children lists.

They are an equal opportunities employer.

Job added on 20-08-2014