Recreation & Activities Manager

  • Full Time
  • Northern England
  • £30000


Are you passionate about the provision of Activities and Recreation in a Care environment?

Are you professional, creative and energetic and keen to look at a unique opportunity to join a caring, fun and forward-thinking business?

We are currently seeking candidates to join a friendly and passionate team all working towards the same goal – to help those we care for to love every day.

brighterkind is a dynamic care home group that is delivering a new approach to care, putting residents’ happiness and health at the heart of our philosophy.

Operating in excess of 70 care homes throughout England, Scotland and the Channel Islands and employing more than 4,000 people, the company are already the 5th largest provider in the UK. Focused on becoming the brand of choice within the care sector, their aspiration is that in time, brighterkind becomes a byword for unrivalled levels of personal and nursing care, offering outstanding recreation and activities, and delivering a high-quality food and dining experience to all our residents. Put simply, their aim is to establish themselves as the best known and most highly respected operator in the sector. The organisation has recently won the 2017 Residential Care Provider of the Year category at the Health Investor Awards and the 2017 Napa Activity Co-ordinator of the Year.

This really is an exciting time to join the Recreation and Activities team, as their sector-leading Magic Moments and Wishing Wells Programmes have now been established. Therefore, the company are now moving into the next exciting and dynamic stage of development. Furthermore, offering a challenging and rewarding environment for proactive and innovative individuals to flourish and develop.

Whilst managing the R&A offering on a regional basis this role will assume full regional responsibility for the management of the R&A strategy and programme delivery, which consistently exceeds customer expectations.

In addition the company require an energetic, committed yet approachable team member. Hence, the person who fulfils this role will add real value with their obvious passion and commitment to both residents, families and staff alike, but will have the ability to multi-task in a high-pressure environment with care and compassion. Your talent and ability will be a reflection of the brighterkind culture and values and will help showcase the best of the organisation.

This role will require significant travel across an extensive portfolio of homes, so applicants should be mindful of this when applying. A company vehicle is provided within the benefits package.

Furthermore, If you possess these skills and the drive to succeed in this role we would love to hear from you

The company offers unrivalled employee benefits as our staff are at the heart of achievements and future vision. Rewarding commitment and long service are important to us and all employees are entitled to the following benefits and incentives.

  • Competitive salary
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Company vehicle
  • Annual Bonus
  • Ongoing personal development plan and career progression
  • Team Meal Offering
  • Free uniform
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • High street discount vouchers
  • NEST workplace pension contributions
  • Long service awards and vouchers

All offers of employment are subject to satisfactory references and a DBS check.