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January

Wellness Program Officer - Bonogin

JOHNATHAN THURSTON ACADEMY - Bonogin, QLD

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work
Source: uWorkin

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Job Description

The Wellness Program Officer’s role is to assist with motivating frail, aged residents towards emotional and physical rehabilitation through recreational and craft activities that promote psychological, social and physical wellbeing. This is a full time, Monday – Friday position. Attendance at weekend community events are an occasional requirement for this position.

The Wellness Program Officer will be required to:

  • Assist and monitor clients participation in Centre based Wellness Activities, including art and craft, exercise, hydrotherapy, personal care and one on one Allied Health Services
  • Transport clients to and from the Centre or appointments as requested
  • Provide assistance to the Wellness Centre Kitchen including meal delivery if needed
  • Help create and maintain an environment that supports the wellbeing needs of people who are aged and frail
  • Recognising clients individual personal care needs by responding to their changing needs
  • Develops relationships that provide companionship and support while maintaining optimum professional boundaries
  • Assist other areas of Community Care including domestic assistance and social support where required.

Selection criteria:

  1. Current drivers licence and car with valid registration and insurance
  2. Certificate 3 in Aged Care, Individual Support or similar 
  3. An understanding of the principles of Wellness relating to Aged Care
  4. Demonstrated skills and ability to communicate effectively and sensitivity with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
  5. Experience in undertaking respite care, personal care and social support is highly regarded.

What's on Offer:

  • A chance to work with a community focused not-for-profit organisation
  • Generous salary packaging available
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Generous leave entitlements

Additional information:

You must be able to satisfy a national criminal history check and obtain a Yellow Card for this role.

*This position is an Identified Position - To perform this role it is essential that the person who holds the position be an Australian Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person. It is therefore a genuine occupational requirement under section 25 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1991 that applicants are Australian Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders. A Confirmation of Aboriginality will need to be provided.

To Apply: send a current CV with a cover letter outlining your suitability for the position by addressing each of the selection

Closing Date: Sunday 31st January 2021

Bonogin, QLD

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work




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