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Leisure and Lifestyle Assistant

Advertiser: Japara Healthcare3 out of 53.0 overall rating (43 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
13 Nov 2019
Location
Melbourne, Bayside & South Eastern Suburbs
Work Type
Part Time
Classification
Healthcare & Medical, Other

Leisure and Lifestyle Assistant

About JAPARA: 
JAPARA, one of Australia's largest and most respected Aged Care providers with 50 Facilities around Australia, is a highly professional organisation where staff are valued and where we all contribute to a warm, inclusive and supportive team culture. At Japara everything begins with respect and then inspires everything we do.

Various part time and casual positions available across 7 days.

About the role: 
Reporting to the Home Manager at Elanora Aged Care Home, located in Brighton VIC, we currently have an opportunity for a Leisure and Lifestyle Assistant to join our team on a part time and casual basis.

This position is responsible for:

  • Developing individual programs for residents, including the incorporation of birthdays, family and cultural celebrations
  • Supervising, training and assisting Leisure and Lifestyle Assistants in the delivery of social and cultural programs
  • Meeting resident needs and wants on an ongoing basis in relation to the Lifestyle and Leisure program
  • Promoting and facilitating volunteer participation within the program
  • Implementation of organisational policies and procedures and Japara’s lifestyle strategic principles
  • Understanding and integrating the values and philosophy of the organisation into work practices

The successful applicant will possess:

  • Previous experience coordinating lifestyle programs and lifestyle team in a residential Aged Care setting
  • A high level of verbal and written communication skills
  • A Certificate IV in Leisure and Lifestyle
  • A current First Aid Certificate
  • Experience in conducting dementia specific programs is an advantage

Please note: You may be required to undertake a pre-employment medical screening

*All applicants must provide evidence of their right to work in Australia and a valid National Police Check*
 

Our vision is to enrich every life we touch

About JAPARA: 
JAPARA, one of Australia's largest and most respected Aged Care providers with 50 Facilities around Australia, is a highly professional organisation where staff are valued and where we all contribute to a warm, inclusive and supportive team culture. At Japara everything begins with respect and then inspires everything we do.

Various part time and casual positions available across 7 days.

About the role: 
Reporting to the Home Manager at Elanora Aged Care Home, located in Brighton VIC, we currently have an opportunity for a Leisure and Lifestyle Assistant to join our team on a part time and casual basis.

This position is responsible for:

  • Developing individual programs for residents, including the incorporation of birthdays, family and cultural celebrations
  • Supervising, training and assisting Leisure and Lifestyle Assistants in the delivery of social and cultural programs
  • Meeting resident needs and wants on an ongoing basis in relation to the Lifestyle and Leisure program
  • Promoting and facilitating volunteer participation within the program
  • Implementation of organisational policies and procedures and Japara’s lifestyle strategic principles
  • Understanding and integrating the values and philosophy of the organisation into work practices

The successful applicant will possess:

  • Previous experience coordinating lifestyle programs and lifestyle team in a residential Aged Care setting
  • A high level of verbal and written communication skills
  • A Certificate IV in Leisure and Lifestyle
  • A current First Aid Certificate
  • Experience in conducting dementia specific programs is an advantage

Please note: You may be required to undertake a pre-employment medical screening

*All applicants must provide evidence of their right to work in Australia and a valid National Police Check*
 

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