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Fonthill House – Fonthill Care (Harry Park) Limited – St Albans

Here at Fonthill we have an exciting new opportunity for an enthusiastic and outgoing person to join the team.

As an Engagement host, your main job will be to encourage our elderly residents to interact, socialise and get involved with additional activities such as games and classes.

We are primarily looking for someone who has a lot of time and patience and can lend an ear to our residents to find out about their interests and use this information to get them involved with things they may like.

The ideal candidate will:

You will be a kind hearted person, understanding and caring. You will have a soft persuasive approach and most of all you will be someone who finds job satisfaction out of making someones day.

Job Duties:

  • Encourage quieter residents to socialise by inviting them to activities you think they may like based on conversations you have had or things you have seen.
  • Assist with meals – some residents require support with eating and we like to monitor food and drink intake.
  • Be proactive! Think up new ideas and activities or group discussions you think our residents may enjoy.
  • Have Patience. Our residents have amazing stories about their lives – reminisce with them and ask about their lives, you will be amazed!
  • Make each person feel special. As well as group time, make sure our residents get plenty of 1-2-1 time.
  • Time Keeping. Learn our meal times, appointment times and our daily/weekly schedule so you know who needs to be where and when.
  • Be observant. You will know our residents so well, if you notice any behavioural changes or think someone might be unwell – ensure you report it to a carer or nurse.
  • Learn with them – teach or remind our residents how to play classic card and board games, be their eyes and ears if need be and help them remember old times.
  • Assist with making drinks or offering snacks to our residents, ensuring any dietary requirements are adhered to.


Fonthill Care encourages personal development and career progression and will provide all the necessary training to ensure that you are able to carry out your duties, including training to NVQ Level 3.

Job Type:

Full-time, Permanent

Additional Information:

We provide extensive mandatory training to all our employees to ensure they are ready to do their job

All applicants must be vaccinated in line with government guidelines.


£10.00 per hour

Job Location:

St Albans, Hertfordshire

Fonthill House - St Albans

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