Return to search

NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 12/06/2022.

Band 2 Meaningful Activity Coordinator

Job Reference: 313-A-22-120185-CS

Employer:
Leicestershire Partnership Trust
Department:
St Luke's Hospital Ward 1
Location:
Market Harborough
Salary:
£18,546 - £19,918 pa

Can you demonstrate our values of Trust, Respect, Integrity and Compassion? Do you share in our ambition to create high quality, compassionate care and wellbeing for all?

Then take a step towards LPT...

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT) provides a range of community health, mental health and learning disability services for people of all ages. Delivered through over 100 settings from inpatient wards to out in the community, our 6,500 staff serves over 1 million people living in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.


Can you demonstrate our values of Trust, Respect, Integrity and Compassion? Do you share in our ambition to create high quality, compassionate care and well-being for all? Then come and join us in a newly developed role as Meaningful Activities co-ordinator on our stroke ward at St Luke’s Hospital in Market Harborough.

We are looking for a highly organised meaningful activity co-ordinator with a positive dynamic attitude who can provide activities for stroke patients which complement the specialist care already provided by the stroke team. The post holder will become an integral part of the multi-disciplinary team helping patients to regain their confidence after a stroke by promoting a sense of mental well-being. Qualities desired are:

 

  • A confident speaker and facilitator

  • Knowledgeable of suitable activities and pastimes to support our stroke patients

  • Passionate about stroke rehabilitation

  • Experienced in planning, resourcing and carrying out events and meaningful activities

  • Enthusiastic, motivated and able to demonstrate our trust values.

  • Work under own initiative and as part of a team

 

As an Activity Co-ordinator you will play a vital role in our stroke patient’s recovery by providing meaningful activities to promote appropriate levels of stimulation and well- being whilst also encouraging and maintaining our patient’s current level of function to avoid further de-conditioning whilst in hospital.

We are seeking an individual who can stimulate and inspire our patients to engage in meaningful daily activities. You will be required to work 37.5 hours each week between the hours of 8am- 6pm and implement 7 day working as required.




Details of our benefits, leadership behaviours and other important information are contained in the documents linked to our advert.

For rostered areas, these are set in advance at a team level and you will join an established roster. Your rostered shifts will be confirmed to you when arranging your start date.

We will consider requests to work alternative hours or vary working patterns in line with our flexible working policy.

To make the most of your application, we may consider appointable applicants for similar vacancies in different locations where this is appropriate and meets our mutual requirements.

For all substantive roles new staff (excluding medical staff) are appointed subject to a 6 month probationary period (see Probation Policy).

We aim to develop a workforce that reflects our community. We actively implement equal opportunities in employment and service delivery and seek people who share our commitment. We strongly encourage applications from all sections of the community, particularly from underrepresented groups.

All jobs will require permission to work in the UK.

For all jobs the cost of any DBS disclosure required will be met by the individual. This will be deducted from salary once started.

Applicants ‘at risk’ within the local NHS who meet essential criteria will have preference for interview.


Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.



SAFERJobs To stay safe in your job search we recommend that you visit SAFERjobs (https://www.safer-jobs.com), a non-profit, joint industry and law enforcement organisation working to combat job scams. Visit the SAFERjobs website for information on common scams and to get free, expert advice for a safer job search.

  • Disability Confident Employer
  • Employer Recognition Scheme Gold
  • Mindful Employer Logo
  • Smoke Free Logo
  • Age Positive Logo
  • Stonewall Logo
  • Apprenticeships Logo
  • Stonewall Top 100 Employer 2016