Activity Organiser (FIF09167)

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Ref no: FIF09167
Closes: Sunday, 4th February 2018
Published: Friday, 19th January 2018
Location: Napier House, 300 Napier Road , Glenrothes
Salary: £17,176 - £19,297 per year Pro Rata
Hours: 35.00 hours per week
Contract Type: Permanent
Position Type: Part Time
Organisation: Fife Council
Category: Social Services / Housing / Childcare
Sub-category: Adult Care

Job Description

Interview Date: Thursday 15 February 2018

Before applying for this job, it is important that you read the Applicant Guidance by clicking on this link and the attached Job Pack. These explain the job role and the type of person we are looking for.  The main terms and conditions of employment are also available via the above link.

You will attend to the personal, social, recreational, and emotional needs of older people within a residential setting and provide a stimulating environment.

The primary aim is to initiate and develop a programme of meaningful activity which is informed by the needs, preferences and interests of the residents with the purpose of maintaining and/or improving quality of life.

Fife Council pays the Scottish Local Government Living Wage Rate to employees earning less than £8.51 per hour. If the hourly rate of pay for the post is less than the Scottish Local Government Living Wage Rate a supplement will be paid.

Requirements

You will have good communication skills and the ability to develop and maintain working relationships with the service users, their families, staff colleagues and outside agencies.

You must have the ability to provide a regular and effective service.

Before confirming appointment, you will be required to obtain Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme Membership through Disclosure Scotland 

Responsibilities

Consultation with the Service User in order to provide a range of social, recreational and educational activities in accordance with individuals need and preferences.  This will include the use of community resources to enhance the experience of service users.

Assist and enable service users to participate in a level of activity which is responsive to varying ability.

Undertake some physical care tasks to support service users with eating and drinking, using the toilet ( when required)

Maintain informative communication and co-ordination of activity programmes and outcomes with other staff in the unit and outside agencies as appropriate.

Maintain accurate records and contribute to assessment and care planning for individual service users.

The Individual

Will be highly motivated, with arrange of interests and skills, have planning and organisation skills and be able to keep accurate records.

In Fife Council How We Work Matters and you will be responsible for being a role model by displaying and promoting behaviours that are expected of all Council employees:

  • Take ownership
  • Focus on customers
  • Work together
  • Embrace technology & information
  • Deliver results

 

For Further Information Please Contact: Alison Marrs Unit Manager Napier House, 01592 583140 or Alison.marrs@fife.gov.uk