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Activities Coordinator


£9.22 Per Hour
Closing Date:
12th July 2020

The Holt Retirement Home

Main Street
Hutton Buscel
North Yorkshire
YO13 9LN

01723 862045

Located in the village of Hutton Buscel, The Holt Retirement Home, currently has an amazing opportunity for you to join their supportive and committed team as an Activities Coordinator.

The hours are Monday to Friday - 9.00am to 3.00pm, with adjustments made if certain events are booked for weekends and/or evenings. Experience in a similar position is preferable, however, this is not essential. A job share for this position may be considered.  

Main Responsibilities  

  • To lead and encourage residents to join in meaningful activities whilst maintaining their independence, choice and dignity.  
  • To create a stimulating and varied programme of leisure activities and social events, inside and outside of the home, for residents to enjoy.
  • To engage the local community into the lives of residents by initiating contact with local community groups enabling residents to partake / continue with hobbies and interests as desired.  
  • To regularly speak with each resident in order to identify their social and recreational requirements according to their likes/dislikes, abilities and personal preferences.  
  • To ensure the activities profile for each resident is in place within 4 weeks from the date of admission and it is kept up to date and regularly reviewed.  
  • To ensure that all residents receive some form of social activity each week particularly those that do not wish to participate in group activities that may be beneficial and stimulating.  
  • To formulate and maintain a stimulating programme of activities for groups of residents and for individuals.
  • To produce a monthly programme of activities and social events and ensure it is advertised within the home and communicated to all residents and families. 
  • To liaise with relatives and staff regarding special individual requirements, such as birthdays, anniversaries, cultural and religious festivals and celebrations, and to be aware of the religious calendar that may affect activity pursuits, relevant to our residents.  

The duties and requirements are not exhaustive and amendments and additions may be required in line with future policy changes.

If you are committed, we would love to hear from you so please apply now by sending your CV with a covering email quoting reference Activities Coordinator to


Mrs Lucy Askew

Registered Manager

The Holt Retirement Home
Main St
Hutton Buscel
North Yorkshire
YO13 9LN

01723 862045