Recreation Officer - Leatherhead
  • Hours 37.5 hours per week (FTE) - ability to work flexible and unsocial hours
  • Salary £17,850.12
  • Closing date Friday, 15 December 2017
  • Location
  • Contact
    Name: Karen Perkins, HR Business Partner
    Telephone: 01372 841302
    Contact address:
    QEF Independent Living Services
    Oaklawn Road
    KT22 0BT


To plan, organise and implement an imaginative and creative leisure and recreational programme for the residents which caters for a range of abilities


  • Identify the needs of the residents and tailor the recreational and leisure activities to suit them
  • Complete thorough risk assessments associated with the activities and take responsibility for the health, safety and welfare of the residents and for the safe use of sport/leisure equipment
  • Liaise with outside leisure and sports organisations to include residents in local activities
  • Actively participate in the activities, both in the home and the community, offering support to residents
  • Seek feedback from residents on their interests and include in the programme, where appropriate
  • Communicate recreational and leisure activities by poster, newsletter and weekly activity sheet
  • Drive clients in the organisations vehicles to activities and local appointment and check the safety of the vehicle before each journey
  • Ensure that all relevant information relating to the residents (e.g. concerning behaviour, personal development, medical incidents etc.) is relayed to appropriate staff members and recorded in accordance with QEF policy and procedures
  • Maintain accurate, concise, up to date and timely records and reports as required by the service in electronic and hard copy, whilst maintaining confidentiality as appropriate
  • Participate in staff meetings and contribute to the continuous improvement of the service

For further details please see Job Description/Person Speficiation and application form to apply for this role.

Successful applications are subject to an Enhanced DBS (formally CRB) disclosure. Successful candidates will receive full paid induction.