Activity Coordinator

Cygnet Health Care
Darlington, County Durham, North East
Closing date
10 Jun 2022

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Job Sector
Care & Social Work
Contract Type
Full Time
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We are looking for an outstanding Activities Coordinator with a passion for delivering excellent care.

You’ll be working up to 40 hours a week at Victoria House.

Cygnet Victoria House is a 26 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.

The ethos of our service is about assessing and treating service users in the least restrictive environment and planning for discharge in a robust and timely fashion. With a focus on stabilisation, we will support service users to manage their mental health, reinforce daily living skills and prepare for independent life back in the community.

At Cygnet, our perks go way beyond pension schemes and excellent professional development.

You’ll also enjoy shopping, travel and leisure discounts – as well as a range of healthcare and financial benefits – to support you to be happy both in and out of work.

Apply now to enjoy excellent career prospects while reaping the rewards of making a difference to others – every day. 

Your day-to-day…

Develop, plan, implement & oversee activities, outings & events for the people in our care  
Provide fun & constructive leisure time, as well as appropriate physical & emotional support 
Ensure the provision of staff, space & materials for all activities
Supervise, oversee & develop colleagues 
Oversee the creation of promotional materials for eventsWhy 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 savingsYou are... 

An excellent role model who knows what good care looks like 
Highly organised, with a positive attitude 
A confident public speaker & facilitator 
Knowledgeable of suitable activities & pastimes to support mental health service users
Positive in your approach to working with challenging behaviours 
Experienced in planning, resourcing & carrying out events & activitiesSuccessful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

Cygnet Health Care has been providing a national network of high-quality specialist mental health services for more than 30 years. In this role you’ll have the chance to make a real impact on patients, service users & their families
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