Lifestyle Coordinator, Edinburgh
If you are interested in making a real difference to the quality of residents’ lives, and want a rewarding job with excellent training and potential, then join Cramond Residence as a Lifestyle Coordinator.
We offer competitive rates per hour: £11
Shift – 9am to 5pm & 10am to 6pm
Five days a week on a rotating shift pattern
What you’ll be doing
Being a Lifestyle Coordinator at Cramond Residence involves providing residents with a varied programme of outings, visits and intellectually stimulating activities. You’ll engage with the residents on a one-to-one basis, helping them keep active and engaged, and so enhancing their quality of life. Working alongside our multi-disciplinary team, you will be help ensure that each resident’s social care plan is tailored to reflect their needs. Where necessary, you will arrange activities for residents with specific requirements and help run activities such as reminiscence therapy sessions, rehabilitation of domestic skills, chair exercises, music and movement, etc. Overall, you’ll be part of the team that brings friendship, smiles and laughter into the lives of a wonderful group of people.
Do you have what it takes?
The staff at Cramond Residence come from many different backgrounds, but they all share two key qualities – a commitment to providing the highest level of care, and a love of making people happy. To join this team as a Lifestyle Coordinator, you’ll need to be outgoing, friendly, flexible and calm. You’ll need to be able to prove that you are good at getting people engaged and active, and that you have the creativity required to develop and run activities that are interesting and involving. We are looking for people with creative skills and previous relevant experience.
What’s in it for you?
This work is highly rewarding, as you’ll get to know the residents well and have the satisfaction of helping them to enjoy a rich, fun and fulfilling life. Working at the Residence means that you’ll be part of a great team of supportive colleagues. You’ll be given the assistance you need to improve your skills and progress in your career. You’ll also be doing a job that you can be proud of, in a place that is acknowledged as one of the leading care homes in Edinburgh. When you finish at the end of each day, you can be confident that you will have made a real positive difference to many people’s lives.
Where you will be working
Cramond Residence is located in a leafy suburb of Edinburgh close to the Firth of Forth. It is a very luxurious place to work and has the ambience of a high-class hotel. You’ll find that all of the accommodation, equipment and other aspects of the residence are best-in-class – right down to the smart uniform you’ll be provided with. The team at Cramond Residence offers a wide range of respite, recuperative, residential and dementia care – and you’ll be involved in delivering it.