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Activities Coordinator

We are seeking applications for the position of an Activity Co-ordinator for a permanent full-time role.

The Activity Co-ordinator is a pivotal post with responsibility to provide person centred, therapeutic and recreational activities to adults and older persons with severe and enduring mental health needs.

The Activities Co-ordinator will work closely with the nursing, care and multi-disciplinary team to promote each residents well-being and quality of life through our therapeutic and recreational activities programme.

This is a great opportunity to be an active part of a committed multidisciplinary team and to make a significant contribution in the area of mental health.

The closing date for this role is 18th January 2021.

To apply directly, please visit our website; https://www.bloomfield.ie/careers/current-vacancies/

Person Specification

The successful candidate will have completed a QQI Level 5 (8 modules) in Healthcare or equivalent and will have a minimum of 6 months experience as an Activities Co-ordinator; Occupational Therapy Assistant; or Healthcare Assistant. Previous experience in a psychiatric environment is an advantage.

Mandatory Healthcare modules required are: Communications, Work Experience, Care Skills, Care Support, Safety & Health at Work.

Elective modules are: Recovery Mental Health, Social Studies, Care of the Elderly, Nutrition, Activities of Living Patient Care, Infection Prevention & Control, Human Growth and Development, Social Studies, Intellectual Disabilities Studies, Person Centred Focus to Disability, Nutrition, Care Provision and Practice

We offer first class training and a professional work environment with excellent career opportunities to progress and advance your career.

Our benefits include:

·        Fixed roster patterns

·        Generous shift premiums (25% night duty, double time Sundays and bank holidays)

·        Contributory pension

·        Further education supports available

·        Comprehensive training

·        Free onsite staff parking

·        Subsidised restaurant

·        Employee assistance programme

·        Career development

·        Flexible working arrangements

·        Uniforms supplied on commencement of employment

·        Dublin Bus & Irish Rail Tax Savers Scheme
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