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January

Lifestyle Coordinator

Mercy Health - Dandenong, VIC

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
Source: uWorkin

JOB DESCRIPTION

ABOUT THE ROLE:

The primary goal of the lifestyle co-ordinator is to facilate the process of empowerment and enable the residents to make choices and decisions which maximise their participation in leisure experiences that suits the residents individual needs and maintains their dignity.

  • Part Time
  • Make a difference in aged care by coordinating a meaningful lifestyle program that overcomes boredom, inactivity, isolation and depression with our residents.
  • Create, facilitate and evaluate individual and group lifestyle programs to ensure that our residents have the best day possible each and every day.
  • Provide leadership, training and support to a team of Lifestyle Assistants and volunteers
  • You will be supported and guided by the Service Manager.

ABOUT YOU:

  • Certificate IV in Lifestyle & Leisure (Diversional Therapy), or similar
  • A minimum of 12 months experience in a lifestyle or personal care role in an aged care environment
  • First Aid Level II certificate
  • Highly motivated and engaging personality with a desire to teach and make a difference within the home
  • Demonstrated leadership and communication skills and an excellent relationship-builder
  • Previous experience delivering recreational activities and the ability to work within a team

ABOUT US:

Mercy Health is a Catholic organisation grounded in a 2,000-year tradition of caring for others. Founded by the Sisters of Mercy, Mercy Health is made up of more than 9,500 people who provide acute and subacute hospital care, aged care, mental health programs, maternity and specialist women’s health services, early parenting services, home care services and health worker training and development.

Mercy Health is proud to be recognised as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality by the WGEA.

WHAT WE OFFER:

Mercy Health recognises that many people want to work somewhere that is more than ‘just a job.’ At Mercy Health, we pride ourselves on our values-based culture, and offer a generous range of benefits to support you to maintain a healthy work/life balance. These include:

  • Salary packaging benefits
  • Opportunity to purchase additional leave
  • Health and Wellbeing programs
  • Camp Australia School Holiday Program
  • Career progression and development opportunities
  • A range of discounts available across a diverse portfolio of financial, healthcare, travel and other services

We focus on caring for our staff members and those important to them. We support all staff to be their authentic selves at work through Whole Self @ Mercy Health - our network group for LGBTIQ staff and allies.

At Mercy Health we pride ourselves on embracing diversity and foster an inclusive culture where individual differences are respected and celebrated. We encourage applications from people of all ages, abilities and cultural backgrounds including Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Peoples.

To be the successful candidate you must meet the position requirements as well as provide a current Police Record Check. Mercy Health may conduct additional background checks subject to current legislation.

If you have any questions or require any adjustments to ensure a fair and equitable interview and selection process please contact us on the details below.

Dandenong, VIC

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical




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