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Activities Co-ordinator - Linwood, Surrey, KT7 0BS

Thames Ditton, Surrey, England


We offer flexible working hours based on your availability whether you need to work around child care, the school run or a college timetable.

Here at Linwood we proud ourselves on the sense of community among our residents and the homely atmosphere created by the team.

We want to be an outstanding home, can you help us achieve that?

Reporting into the Home Manager, responsibilities will include:

  • Planning and facilitating stimulating activities, promoting independence and choice to meet customer needs.
  • Controlling and maintaining the stock of activities equipment, materials and resources within a given budget.
  • Comply with CQC essential standards and improve the quality of customer’s lives.

Required knowledge & experience:

  • Ideally previous experience of organising activities within a care setting.
  • Understanding of the types of activities older people enjoy.
  • Knowledge of health & safety in the workplace.

Required skills:

  • Creative flair with a range of practical skills e.g. arts & crafts.
  • Ability to motivate and engage people with good negotiation skills.
  • Ability to plan a calendar of activities.
  • Able to create an environment where customers feel able to participate and contribute ideas.
  • Able to work as part of a team and individually.
  • Basic PC skills.

About us:

The caring gene is found in people from all walks of life. If you’ve got it, there’s no better place to put it to work than Anchor.

As the largest not-for-profit provider in England, care and housing for older people is our passion. But it’s also our business.

And to help our business grow, not only do we look for people who want to make a meaningful difference to the lives of older people. We arm you with the tools and the support to make sure you can.

And as we go from strength to strength, so will you. With opportunities to develop your skills and take your career forwards through our comprehensive training and qualification programme.

Together we’ll bring security, independence and happiness to the lives of even more people.

At Anchor, we’ll help you do well, so you can help us do good.

Linwood in Thames Ditton is home to well trained and helpful staff with rooms for up to 67 residents. At Anchor, we pride ourselves in providing 24-hour care and specialised services for elderly people, the beauty of our grounds, the quality of our catering and our engaging activities we deliver.

  • There is free parking at Linwood
  • Linwood received a Top 20 Care Home Group award in 2018
  • We are a dementia friendly environment and take pride in promoting independence and person centred care

As England’s largest not-for-profit provider of care and housing for older people, we’re able to negotiate great deals and benefits for our people. Here are just a few of the things you’ll get when you work with Anchor.

  • Free DBS
  • Free uniform
  • Anchor shopping discounts
  • Pension plan (4% employee, 4% employer contribution)
  • On the job training (level 2 Health and Social Care) enhanced pay rate once completion of above qualification
  • Double time payment on select Bank Holidays

Posted 11 days ago

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