Activity Co-ordinator
Ref: CYG12367


  • Location
  • Cygnet Victoria House, Barton Street, Darlington, County Durham, DL1 2LN
  • Salary
  • Up to £8.90 per hour
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  • Closing date
  • 31/01/2021
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    Activities Co-ordinator

    As Activities Coordinator, you’ll help maintain a stable, happy & caring environment for our clients.

    It’s challenging, satisfying work and you’ll reap the rewards of making a difference, every day.

    So if you’re organised and committed to putting the welfare of our clients first, get in touch! 

    Cygnet Victoria House is a 25 bed mental health inpatient service for men. The service, split across two wards, provides a safe and stabilising environment for men who are experiencing an acute episode of mental illness and require an emergency admission.

     

    Your Day-to-Day…

    • Develop, plan, implement and oversee activities, outings & events for clients
    • Provide fun & constructive leisure time for clients, as well as appropriate physical and emotional support
    • Ensure the provision of staff, space and materials for all activities
    • Supervise, oversee & develop colleagues
    • Oversee the creation of promotional materials for events.

     

    You are...

    • An excellent role model who knows what good care looks like 
    • Highly organised, with a positive attitude
    • A confident public speaker and facilitator
    • Knowledgeable of suitable activities and pastimes to support mental health service users/patients
    • Positive in your approach to working with challenging behaviours
    • Experienced in planning, resourcing and carrying out events and activities.

     

    Why Cygnet? We’ll offer you

    • Strong career progression opportunities, including into management roles
    • Monthly reflective practice, expert supervision & peer support
    • Opportunities for learning & development
    • Employee referral scheme
    • Pension scheme
    • “Cycle to Work” scheme & employee discount savings.

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