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Activities Coordinator

Advertiser: Goodwin Aged Care3.1 out of 53.1 overall rating (14 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
4 Jun 2018
Location
ACT
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Healthcare & Medical, Nursing - Aged Care

Activities Coordinator

  • Work with a multi-award winning, quality aged care provider
  • Financial and personal rewards
  • Dynamic and varied role
  • Monash

As Canberra's longest-standing aged care provider, and one of the largest private employers in ACT, Goodwin offers a range of career paths for an exciting future of your choice. Our residential care facilities, retirement villages and home care services across Canberra offer extraordinary experiences and personal rewards - and there are significant employee benefits at Goodwin such as discounts from local companies, training, workplace incentives, family and lifestyle provisions. The latest opportunity to join the team is as Activities Coordinator role.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement programs and activities to support residents to maintain active and healthy lifestyles ensuring the programs and activities respond to resident preferences and include opportunities for additional and new interests
  • Ensure residents can access programs and services that support their individual and changing needs and preferences, including the inclusion of new residents
  • Ensure residents maintain social connections with their communities – within the facility, with family and friends, the local community and wider community
  • Inducting and settling new residents into the facility
  • Ensure activity care plan and assessment reviews are completed and the quality of support delivered to residents meets the required standards
  • Ensure activity-related assets are well maintained and usage is maximized
  • Development and motivation of the activities team through a high-level customer service culture and with a commitment to continuous improvement
  • Undertake skills and competency training and attend required training and meetings

Selection Criteria:

  • Certificate Level IV or above in Recreation, Leisure, Lifestyle or Health Services
  • Experience in the provision of an activities and events programme
  • Competency in The Montessori Methods for Dementia is desirable
  • Programme development and organisational skills
  • Demonstrated innovation, inventiveness, flair and fun programme of activities
  • Sound level skills in office systems, procedures, documentation
  • Ability to work with limited supervision
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to communicate with range of stakeholders
  • Bus license is preferred or the willingness to obtain

You must be an Australian Citizen or have work rights for Australia to be eligible to apply. All Goodwin employees undergo Criminal Background Check as a pre-requisite to employment.

If this sounds like you and you're excited by an opportunity to work with Goodwin, contact John Penca on 6178 7202 for full application information or apply now.

Applications close 30 June 2018

  • Work with a multi-award winning, quality aged care provider
  • Financial and personal rewards
  • Dynamic and varied role
  • Monash

As Canberra's longest-standing aged care provider, and one of the largest private employers in ACT, Goodwin offers a range of career paths for an exciting future of your choice. Our residential care facilities, retirement villages and home care services across Canberra offer extraordinary experiences and personal rewards - and there are significant employee benefits at Goodwin such as discounts from local companies, training, workplace incentives, family and lifestyle provisions. The latest opportunity to join the team is as Activities Coordinator role.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement programs and activities to support residents to maintain active and healthy lifestyles ensuring the programs and activities respond to resident preferences and include opportunities for additional and new interests
  • Ensure residents can access programs and services that support their individual and changing needs and preferences, including the inclusion of new residents
  • Ensure residents maintain social connections with their communities – within the facility, with family and friends, the local community and wider community
  • Inducting and settling new residents into the facility
  • Ensure activity care plan and assessment reviews are completed and the quality of support delivered to residents meets the required standards
  • Ensure activity-related assets are well maintained and usage is maximized
  • Development and motivation of the activities team through a high-level customer service culture and with a commitment to continuous improvement
  • Undertake skills and competency training and attend required training and meetings

Selection Criteria:

  • Certificate Level IV or above in Recreation, Leisure, Lifestyle or Health Services
  • Experience in the provision of an activities and events programme
  • Competency in The Montessori Methods for Dementia is desirable
  • Programme development and organisational skills
  • Demonstrated innovation, inventiveness, flair and fun programme of activities
  • Sound level skills in office systems, procedures, documentation
  • Ability to work with limited supervision
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to communicate with range of stakeholders
  • Bus license is preferred or the willingness to obtain

You must be an Australian Citizen or have work rights for Australia to be eligible to apply. All Goodwin employees undergo Criminal Background Check as a pre-requisite to employment.

If this sounds like you and you're excited by an opportunity to work with Goodwin, contact John Penca on 6178 7202 for full application information or apply now.

Applications close 30 June 2018

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