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Activities Coordinator

JOB: Community Care Worker

Beverly Lodge, Newtownards



Hourly Rate


Job Type

Job Type:



36 hours



Annual Leave:

5.6 weeks pro rata

Your Benefits :

Access to Employee Mental Health Support Line

Enhanced Bank Holiday rates

Permanent Contract (no zero hours)

Free on-site parking

Free Uniform

Paid Training & Induction

Company Pension

Job Ref: 24MDBL07

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We are recruiting for a full-time Activities Coordinator to join our team at Beverly Lodge, Newtownards.   

Hours: 9.15 am – 4.30 pm Monday -Friday 

Please Note: The successful candidate will be expected to be flexible to work evenings and weekends when required. 

Main Function of the Job

To plan, organise and deliver activities for the residents of the Home.

Main Tasks/Responsibilities

  • Provide varied and appropriate activities for all residents.
  • Organise appropriate outings for all residents.
  • Liaise with Home Manager and Senior staff regarding activities programme.
  • Maintain accurate records of activities provided.
  • Promote the image of the Home with a courteous, mannerly and efficient approach.
  • Assist and participate with occasional fundraising activities (for Comfort Fund)
  • Maintain resident, staff and company confidentiality at all times.
  • Liaise with local community groups, etc, to source crafts, entertainment, etc.
  • Liaise with local clergy from all denominations to provide support within the Home
  • Adhere to all company policies and procedures and legislative guidelines paying particular attention to Health and Safety.
  • Adhere to Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety’s Minimum Standards

This Job Description is not meant to be definitive but is an outline of the post as it is currently perceived and the duties and responsibilities may change in the light of developments.

Essential Criteria

  • Experience working with the elderly.
  • Experience of planning and organising activities.
  • Proven interest in arts and crafts.

Desirable Criteria

  • Relevant training or qualifications.
  • Previous experience working in a similar role.

About Beverly Lodge 

MD Healthcare acquired the home in August 2019 and has been substantially upgraded to improve the environment for the residents. The home is a calm environment that is conducive to well-being and mood enhancement with themed areas throughout the home for therapeutic activity.


If you think you’d like this role, please fill in the application form below to apply, or contact our recruitment department for an application form: 

  • T: 028 9180 1197
  • E: recruitment@optimumcaregroup.co.uk 

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer. We operate a no Smoking Policy.

Please note: Applicants within the last 6 months need not reapply. 

We are delighted you want to be part of our team!

Please fill in the application form below to apply now:

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