JOB PURPOSE: To plan and implement activities appropriate to Residents’ needs and requests. Approximately 21 hours per week to work in Oughterard Manor Private Nursing Home. MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES. Activities: 1. Help Residents to socialise within the Nursing Home, and provide a variety of activities that cater for all tastes. 2. Plan and initiate monthly rolling / individual programmes, and encourage Residents to maintain preexisting hobbies. 3. Encourage Staff Members, Relatives and Friends to participate in the Nursing Home's activities. 4. Accompany Residents, where possible, to off site activities, which may occasionally take place outside normal working hours. 5. Help to create an atmosphere that suits individual Residents within the Nursing Home. 6. Assist budgeting for entertainments, materials and outings and sourcing external financial assistance where available and appropriate. 7. Maintain full and accurate records of daily activities using appropriate documentation and assist the Named Carer to review and update Resident Care Files. 8. Establish and maintain relationships with residents that are based on respect and equality and that promote their independence. Experience in a similar role desirable.
106 days ago