Lifestyle Co-ordinator

Lifestyle Co-ordinator Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Lifestyle Co-ordinator to join our team.


  • To attend all statutory and mandatory training as required by the Company in order to fulfil your duties;
  • To attend appropriate training courses and/or programmes to enhance personal and professional knowledge and skills;
  • To maintain standards of infection control within the home and to assist residents to maintain their own infection control needs;
  • To liaise with the senior person in charge on a daily basis;
  • To assess and evaluate social care plans on a monthly basis;
  • To ensure that the social care plan for each resident is in place within three weeks of the date of admission and reviewed regularly;
  • To build friendships with our residents that help them adjust to life in a care home;
  • To ensure the spiritual and worship needs of residents are met;
  • On a monthly basis review the plan with the resident and relatives and adjust if necessary;
  • Produce a weekly social events programme and ensure that it is advertised within the home;
  • To undergo the necessary training to become a ‘Dementia Friend’
  • Enable our residents to stay in touch with friends and family by visits, phone, Skype, letters and email;
  • To involve residents in social events organised by the local community and encourage community groups to have involvement in the life of the home;
  • To build relationships with the local community , inviting them into the home to take part or run events and help residents maintain their hobbies;
  • To assess on a regular basis the effectiveness of the programme of social events and recreational pursuits.


  • Sense of Fun, Flexibility and ideas for things to do daily;
  • An ability to motivate and engage with people and create an environment that encourages participation and involvement;
  • Creative with a range of practical skills like arts & crafts;
  • NVQ Level 2 in Health and Social Care or above (Adult) is preferred but not essential;
  • Previous experience in a caring role or a similar background is required. You will need to have experience of looking after the Elderly;
  • Team-working with all staff members, sharing the best practice approach;
  • Experience working in a care setting;
  • Good basic education, including English and Maths;
  • Be used to close contact and be able to deliver personal care if required;
  • Mature, sensible outlook with common sense commitment, initiative and a desire to make the lives of elderly people better;
  • A minimum of SVQ Level 2.