Activity Co-ordinator
Ref: CYG05386

  • Location
  • Gledholt , Cambian Gledholt, 32 Greenhead Road Huddersfield HD1 4EZ
  • Salary
  • £9.15 per hour + Benefits
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  • Choose a career that inspires people. 

    Progress your career as a valued member of one of the most respected and supportive teams in the healthcare sector. In helping us deliver outstanding healthcare you’ll be making a real difference to residents and their families every single day, with support from the organisation and your colleagues every step of the way.

    As part of our vibrant culture you’ll build lasting professional relationships that will take you further, whatever your career goals.

    You will:

    • Have autonomy with which to develop and tailor a programme with support of the Therapy team.
    • Facilitate inclusive ward-based leisure activities for all patients to engage in.
    • Support individuals with structured occupational activities outside of the hospital, whilst demonstrating an understanding of individual risk.
    • Promote independent thinking, group work and social inclusion.
    • Work alongside the multi-disciplinary team (MDT) to support patients throughout the stages of their recovery during an acute admission.
    • Liaise with the clinical team to ensure you are aware of current clinical issues.
    • Help to maintain a safe and therapeutic environment.
    • Complete accurate records within clinical notes and maintain confidentiality.
    • Have a duty to prevent abuse and neglect and report any concerns immediately through the appropriate safeguarding channels.

    You have:

    • The ability to work independently and with initiative
    • An appreciation of symptoms of mental illness and how this can impact on behaviour
    • An ability to be a positive role model.
    • An appreciation of risk and risk management
    • The ability to adapt to varying situations
    • An understanding of the importance of offering a consistent and structured therapy programme to promote meaningful occupation.

    We’ll offer you:

    • An opening to undertake further learning with our excellent apprenticeship scheme
    • Flexible working with opportunity for overtime
    • Regular coaching & appraisal
    • Expert supervision & peer support
    • DBS paid
    • Employee referral scheme
    • Employee discount savings

    Working hours: 42 hours per week. 12 hour day shift – 8.00am to 20.00
    Please note: successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

    If you are keen to find out more then please contact Ahlam Mahamed on 0121 72 8811 or via

  • Location Information

  • Gledholt is a nine bed enhanced community residential home providing outcome focused care for adults with learning disabilities, who may have behaviours that challenge and associated complex needs.

    Gledholt offers modern purpose-built residential accommodation with spacious communal areas and an enclosed outdoor garden within a homely family-style environment. Located in the suburbs of Huddersfield in West Yorkshire, the home is within close proximity to local services and amenities, including major transport links.

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