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Activities Support Lead to join the activities team and lead on activities which promote Yidishkeit. 

Monday to Thursday 24 hours per week 9.30am – 4pm

£10.45 per hour

Closing Date Monday 28th October 19

Main duties and responsibilities:

  1. To help raise the profile of volunteering at the FED
  2. To support the integration of volunteers within teams at the Heathlands village with the aim of enhancing the wellbeing and lived experience at the village
  3. To work closely with the TFY volunteer team to help market volunteering opportunities at the village and to identify, recruit, induct and train suitable volunteers.
  4. To be responsible for the matching and placement of volunteers within the village
  5. To provide ongoing support to volunteers, both one to one and in a group setting.
  6. To work closely with the activities team in co-ordinating and facilitating activities and events for residents and service users
  7. To work closely with residential and nursing team leaders and care staff to enhance the wellbeing of residents through the use of volunteer support
  8. To help ensure that a Jewish ethos underpins the delivery of activities and reinforces the identity of Heathlands Village as a Jewish home
  9. To support a programme of events that offers culturally appropriate activities in partnership with our residents and promote intergenerational work on site.
  10. To help arrange specific activities that reinforce and celebrate Jewish religious festivals
  11. To help develop activities and support for service users who are holocaust survivors or refugees in partnership with other FED teams and agencies.
  12. To contribute to developing new ideas and activities for the department
  13. To use a person centred approach at all times.
  14. To support Non-Jewish staff in developing greater understanding and awareness of cultural and religious issues.
  15. To liaise with the Religious Director as and when required.
  16. To carry out assessments, including risk assessments as required.
  17. To produce written reports when required.
  18. To help produce marketing material, including newsletters, leaflets and posters.

For an application pack please contact HR on 01617724800 –

Activities Support Lead JD 2019

Activities support lead Person specification

GEN Application Nov 18