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Activities Co-ordinator

As a Care Home Activities Co-ordinator, you’ll be responsible for creating a programme of activities for the residents of the care home.

Hannah in a commercial kitchen wearing PPE behind a trolley with ice cream on

Being an Activities Co-ordinator

You’ll spend time getting to know the residents and their families to enable you to devise a tailored programme of activities. The programme will focus on supporting the wellbeing, independence and social engagement of the residents and will involve group activities along with individual hobbies and interests.

About the workplace

Residential care homes offer people a homely and welcoming environment where they can get that extra care and support, they need.

Hannah's story

Working in the care sector felt important to Hannah and it is the first job she has had that utilises her degree in fine art.

Getting started as an Activities Co-ordinator

To be successful in this role you'll need:

  • organisational skills
  • creativity and flexibility
  • attention to detail
  • good communication skills
  • good networking skills
  • a good team player
  • ability to think outside the box.

You might want to consider the Introduction to social care programme that covers the essentials you need to start working in social care.

Required Qualifications

Find the required or recommended qualifications for this role with Social Care Wales.

Find a job in care

If you’re thinking of a career in care, take a look at our jobs portal to get an idea of the type of roles available.

Training programmes

If you’re considering a career in care, we have a range of training programmes available to help you get started.