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- Job Listing Date
- 26 Mar 2020
- Work Type
- Part Time
- Community Services & Development, Aged & Disability Support
The Society of Saint Hilarion Inc - Aged Care is a not for profit organisation providing Residential Aged Care services. We are a focal point within the Christian community, are vibrant, inclusive and highly respected, where older people thrive and embrace life. We provide care and services across two sites and also hold a presence in the Community.
If you are a qualified Lifestyle Assistant or Diversional Therapist we would like to hear from you!
Our Lifestyle Assistants embody the SSH person-centred care approach which aims to celebrate our clients as unique individuals. Working alongside the care team, clients’ unique physical, psychological, social and spiritual wellbeing is enhanced through a choice of meaningful lifestyle and wellbeing programs.
This role will:
- Provide opportunities to improve client’s quality of life through facilitating relationship-enabling environments & activities.
- Deliver an integrated approach for community engagement and inclusion that reflects the unique needs of each client.
- Establish relationships and networks within our local community to promote active ageing opportunities.
- Deliver of a variety of programs and activities for improved quality of life for residents.
- Ensure lifestyle programs and activities are documented, evaluated and reviewed to meet expected outcomes.
- Be a proactive member of the clinical and care team that compliments and supports resident wellbeing.
- Compile, evaluate and review individual resident care plans and assessments.
- Provide guidance to volunteers and family members participating and supporting activities.
Successful candidates will have:
- Certificate IV Leisure and Lifestyle (or above) and experience in this or a similar role;
- A high level insight into the health, social or aged care services industries;
- Exceptional ability to engage and communicate with a range of stakeholders and develop partnerships;
- A demonstrated ability to deliver activities and social events.
- Able to problem solve, negotiate, mediate and resolve conflict.
- Ability and willingness to bring new concepts and ideas to the table.
- Extensive knowledge of dementia or mental health in older people (desirable)
- Fluency in a second language (desirable) (Italian language skill and cultural understanding is highly desirable).
- Outstanding computer literacy – including being highly competent in the use of MS Office and/or LeeCare or similar programs.
- Current national police clearance (less then 12 months old) or be willing to obtain one.
Employee benefits include full salary sacrifice offered to not-for-profit organisations and attractive working hours.
Further enquiries can be directed to our People & Culture team at email@example.com
To apply, please click 'Apply Now' and attach your Resume and Cover Letter.
Whilst we appreciate your interest, we are not accepting applications from recruitment agencies at this time.
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