Bank Activities Assistant

Working at Oakland Care will result in some excellent rewards & benefits including:

  • Free meals and drinks on duty.
  • Bank Holiday enhancement pay.
  • Company sick pay (subject to length of service).
  • Refer a Friend Scheme paying up to £1000 per successful referral - for all roles within Oakland Care.
  • Recognition and staff appreciation initiatives.
  • Long service awards.

And much more……….


    Location: Beechwood Grove, 44-48 E Dean Rd, Eastbourne BN20 8EH

    Hours: 0 hours per week

    Pay: £10.90 per hour

    Contract: BANK

    Shift: Days


    This role will mean planning and implementing residents activities and helping the lifestyles Manager to organise essential events, and, help our Residents to keep their confidence to socialise more effectively, working on a new activity idea based on Residents’ hobbies, or getting the rest of the care home team involved - you’ll do so with a sense of kindness above all else.

    We are looking for someone with a background working with vulnerable individuals, ideally developing activity programmes, has creativity, love for music and confident to run group and 1-2-1 activities such as : Art club, knitting club, storytelling, bingo, sport activity and musical activities and much more.

    Beyond that, it’s all about your brilliant, positive energy and natural ability to get along with people. You’ll have great planning, organisational, IT skills, basic photography skills and be able to manage your time effectively. And, whenever you communicate with a Resident or co-worker, you’ll be truly considerate and kind.


    What you will be doing:

    • Support our residents to live life to the fullest.
    • Empower and encourage residents.
    • Assist residents with their lifestyle choices.
    • Understand the needs and preferences of residents.
    • Arrange and facilitate a range of activities.
    • Go out on weekly trip to assist resident.
    • Run group and 1-2-1 activities.
    • support to create new activities and activities pack.
    • set up for events and talks.


    What you need to succeed:

    • Experience of working with people in a person-centred way.
    • Willingness to learn during your time with us and obtain a relevant S/NVQ qualification if you don't already possess one.
    • Excellent communication and team working skills.
    • The ability to work under pressure and with people from different backgrounds. 
    • Work well on everyday task  related to practical activity side.


    “Our mission” is to provide exceptional homes for people to live, love and be loved where everyone is part of our Family

    • Family 
    • Integrity 
    • Respect
    • Exceptional
    • Sustainable


    Apply now

    If you’re ready to start your journey and make a difference, then don’t delay and apply today!

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