Leisure & Lifestyle Coordinator
Kendal Care Home, Burton Road, Kendal, Cumbria, LA9 7RG

Contract: 37.5 hours weekly
Rota Basis


Key responsibilities

  • To help and encourage residents to socialise within the home
  • To plan and initiate monthly rolling / individual programme, and encourage residents to maintain any pre-existing hobbies.
  • To provide and plan a variety of leisure and lifestyle opportunities that cater for all resident’s tastes
  • Encourage Staff Members, Relatives and Friends to participate in the Homes activities.
  • To assist with fund raising and budgeting for entertainments, materials and outings
  • To discuss the aims and objectives of recreation therapy with other Staff Members
  • Accompany service users, where possible, to off-site leisure and lifestyle opportunities, which may occasionally take place out with normal working hours.
  • To be committed in delivering physical and emotional needs to all residents in a dignified and respectful manor
  • To maintain accurate, concise and timely documentation, reporting on changes of wellbeing to the General Manager or the person in charge
  • To be committed in expanding your knowledge and personal development
  • To work collaboratively with Oomph

Why be a Leisure & Lifestyle Coordinator at Abbey Healthcare

  • Each day is so rewarding, bringing its own new challenges and joy and support into someone’s life.
  • To belong, be part of a team, a family, make new friends, and be supported.
  • Working with and alongside professionals to enhance the quality of each resident’s lives.
  • To develop, learn in a rewarding environment where you are recognised.