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Creative Activities Therapist Needed in Omagh
Are you creative, warm, organised and friendly? We are in need of a full- time Activity Therapist at Hillcrest Residential Dementia Facility in Omagh.
The Role of The Creative Activities Therapist
This is a creative job, with lots of scope to bring your talents and skills to the fore. You will be responsible for planning, delivering and evaluating creative, stimulating and relaxing activities for the residents of the residential Dementia Floor at Hillcrest.
You will have strong organisational skills, be an excellent communicator and be committed to improving your skills through releveant research and training.
Some experience of working with older people is desirable but not necessary. You will be supporting the work of the carers, working closely with them to ascertain the needs of individual residents; in order to be able to provide personalised activities.
The activities, outings and events you organise will enrich the lifes of the residents and support their independence and dignity.
About Hillcrest Residential Dementia Facility
Opened in 2009, Hillcrest Residential Dementia Facility is the newest addition to Springlawn Nursing Group. This specialist dementia care unit features 17 large en suite bedrooms on the ground floor.
This small and secure unit includes a cosy kitchen where clients can bake and gather for tea and a chat. It also has an enclosed garden, and clients can tend the fruit, vegetables and flowers in the raised beds. Or they can simply sit and enjoy the environment.
As part of our dementia care philosophy, residents are surrounded by picture and objects from their past. A dedicated activity therapist encourages residents to take part in various activities like bowls, arts, crafts and flower arranging. Our therapist also takes residents out on day trips to Omagh and surrounding villages.
How To Apply
For a complete list of the duties and an application form to apply, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Rate of pay will be discussed at interview stage.