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Lifestyle Assistant

Advertiser: The Society of Saint Hilarion Inc Aged CareMore jobs from this company

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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 

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.

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • Do you have experience working with people with dementia?
  • Do you have a current Police Check (National Police Certificate) for employment?
  • What's your highest level of education?

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