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Lifestyle Assistant - Day Centre

Glen Eira City Council - Melbourne, VIC

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work
Source: uWorkin


Job Details

  • Be part of a Council that strives for innovation, is high performing and values based
  • Permanent part time (20 hours/week) opportunity available
  • $29.74 per hour + Super

About The Role

Working as part of the Community Care team, the Program Worker (Lifestyle Assistant) is required to liaise with staff in the Social Support team and across Council. Under the direction of the Team Leader, the Program Worker is responsible for planning and organising outings and carry out regular transport arrangements, including driving, as required.

Other Responsibilities Include
  • Assist with development and implementation of individual and group activities, according to procedures
  • Maintain the strictest confidentiality regarding clients/families
  • Preparation and cleaning of all activity areas, equipment and materials used

The Roster For This Role Will Be

Week 1: Monday & Friday 0830 - 1530 & Wednesday 0830 - 1600
Week 2: Monday & Tuesday 0830 - 1530 & Friday 0830 - 1600

About You

We are looking for customer focused individuals with excellent communication skills who can relate to a variety of people in particular vulnerable community members and who can display empathy to individual customer circumstances.

Other Requirements Include
  • Certificate IV Leisure & Health, Certificate IV in Aging Support III or IV in Community Services (Aged Care) including the personal care module or equivalent certificate or working toward obtaining
  • Excellent customer service skills including the ability to communicate clearly and effectively verbally and in writing
  • Experience in program development and implementation for older people, people with dementia and other disabilities
  • Ability to work above mentioned roster

Please note the successful candidate must be willing to undergo a police records check for the purpose of employment.

About Glen Eira City Council

Glen Eira City Council aims to be an organisation that is high performing, values based and one that strives for innovation. We are proud of our achievements and have been recognised as an Employer of Choice in The Australian Business Awards 2019. We endeavour to recruit people with who share our values, are proud of the work they do and have a desire to make a difference to our community.


We have a great culture that is valued by all our staff. Team work, collaboration and innovation are a key focus at Glen Eira City Council. We will offer you:
  • A supportive team environment where your ideas are welcomed
  • Extensive Learning and Development programs
  • A job that is challenging and exciting
  • Reward and recognition programs
  • Comprehensive leave entitlements
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Corporate gym memberships

How To Apply

As part of the online application form you are required to:
  • Attach your resume
  • Attach a separate cover letter
  • Address the screening questions. (Please note the questions will appear after your application has been submitted.)

For further information please contact Audrey Bermingham on 9524 3333 or at abermingham@gleneira.vic.gov.au .

Glen Eira City Council prides itself on being an equal opportunity employer and a child safe organisation. As a Council, we are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace that values the safety and wellbeing of children and young people, as well as all our employees.

We encourage applications from people of all diverse abilities, skills, languages, cultures and backgrounds including: people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and LGBTIQ and gender diverse people. We value the knowledge, skills and talents that all people can share with our workforce and community.

Glen Eira City Council is committed to reconciliation and supports Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander aspirations. If you are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander and require advice and support with the recruitment process, contact our Aboriginal Civic and Cultural Officer on T: 03 9524 3333 or E: MBickford@gleneira.vic.gov.au

Melbourne, VIC

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work


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