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Heath Lodge Community Haven, Boroughbridge

Activities Coordinator

We are seeking fun, organised, and hard-working Activities Coordinator to join our team at Heath Lodge Community Haven.

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Job Role

Harrogate Neighbours is an award-winning organisation with a recent rating of Good from the Care Quality Commission.

Our mission is to offer our staff the time, care, warmth, compassion, and support necessary to make Harrogate Neighbours a true ‘homely’ experience for our clients, and an amazing place to work.

We help our Clients to live independently, to keep their dignity, and increase their quality of life.


Hours: Part Time (20 hours)
Rate of Pay: £11.50 per hour
Start Date: Immediately


What you’ll be doing:

As the Activities Coordinator for Heath Lodge Community Haven, you will work closely with the Registered Manager to coordinate and run activities and events for elderly residents. The role has a real customer service focus, and the person in post will be responsible for planning and coordinating resident activities, ensuring they are inclusive, safe, and enjoyable.

The Activities Coordinator main duties include (but are not limited to):

  • Developing a calendar of events and activities for regular and one-off occasions
  • Organising tailored activities for residents, considering their needs and abilities
  • Arranging materials, space, and staff support, working closely with the Registered Manager
  • Encouraging participation from all residents with the support of the Care Team
  • Providing a warm and welcoming atmosphere for all visitors at Heath Lodge Community Haven

What we need you to bring to our community:

We’re looking for someone who uses their own initiative, someone who is engaging, and someone who is warm and caring, who’s looking to make a difference every day to someone’s life.

What we are looking for:

Essential requirements:

  • Organised and a real planner
  • Experience working with elderly cliental
  • A creative individual
  • IT literate
  • Collaborative approach to tasks and planning
  • Fun, engaging, and kind personality

Desired requirements:

  • Previous experience in a similar role (or a demonstration of transferrable skills)
  • Knowledge and experience of risk assessments
  • Experience making posters and engaging graphics (we use Canva or Microsoft tools)

What we will offer you in return:

We are committed to supporting your career development, whether you are beginning your career in care, or wanting to progress further into specialist areas of care or leadership. Harrogate Neighbours will provide you with a great benefits package which includes:

  • Fully paid induction and shadowing period
  • Permanent salaried employment
  • Bank Holiday Enhancement
  • Paid Diploma in Health & Social Care (Levels 2-4)
  • Group and 1-to-1 Wellbeing Sessions
  • Long service recognition
  • Referral bonuses
  • Access to hundreds of high street discounts – to name a few!

Please note that successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check.

What next:

If you’re ready to join a growing organisation, please apply now to help us to continue building an amazing community at Harrogate Neighbours. We look forward to receiving your application!

Please note, we reserve the right to close this advertisement earlier than the closing date should we appoint a successful. So, please apply as soon as possible!

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