20 hrs per week, salary pro rata
Applications for this post will only be accepted from current employees of West Lothian Council (this includes casual and agency staff who are currently undertaking work for us)
As part of the staff team within the care home the primary aim of an Activity Co- ordinator is to initiate and develop a programme of activities that reflects the needs and interests of the residents in order to maintain or improve the quality of life.
You will be required to work with residents on a one to one setting or in a group setting, both within and outwith the care home. You should be familiar with health and safety legislation relevant to the post.
SVQ2 Health and Social Care (or equivalent)
Completion of the 'Activities' module in the SVQ course
Experience of group work and activity development for those with Dementia
Understanding of the ageing process
This post is considered Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children and/or Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. Preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update check prior to a formal offer of employment being made by West Lothian Council.
INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY
Applications must be made online at myjobscotland.gov.uk