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February

Lifestyle Assistant - Broughton

Benetas - Camberwell, VIC

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work
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JOB DESCRIPTION

Lifestyle Assistant

  • Permanent Part TimePosition, Camberwell Location
  • Work for a Leading Not-for-Profit Organisation
  • Great Working Environment and Salary Sacrifice Benefits

Benetas is dedicated to supporting older Victorians, their friends and carers, through a range of aged care and in-home services. We care about our people’s health and wellbeing and invest significantly in their development. We respect and value differences and encourage people of all ages and backgrounds to apply. Benetas is a recognised leader in Gender Equality, having been awarded an Employer of Choice citation for 14 years in a row.

We currently have an exciting employment opportunity for a passionate and experienced Lifestyle Assistant to join our high performing team at our magnificent heritage listed “Tara” mansion in the heart of Camberwell.

This position is permanent part time for 16 hours per fortnight (PM shift 13:00 – 17:00 Monday & Tuesday). Successful candidate must be flexible and able to work up to 76 hours per fortnight to cover staff on annual leave.

The primary responsibilities of the position include:

  • Assist with the provision of recreational and social programs that enhance the wellbeing of our residents
  • Support the Community Engagement Coordinator in the orientation of new team members
  • Assist each resident individually in accordance with the lifestyle plan document and ensure information is recorded accurately
  • Ensure all programs meet accreditation standards and resident needs
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the cognitive, social and spiritual needs of our residents and their families
  • Engage our residents and encourage them to be part of their local community
  • Assist with meaningful and enriching activities that provide choice to each individual

To be successful in this position, you will be:

  • Formally qualified in Community Development, Recreation or Disability Studies (i.e. Certificate IV in Lifestyle and Leisure)
  • Experienced in providing recreational and social programs in aged care facilities or a similar setting (highly regarded)
  • Proficient to work autonomously and within a team environment
  • Empathetic and can build strong connections with residents and their loved ones
  • Honest, helpful and dependable


Benefits:

  • A safe and supportive work environment where people are valued and encouraged to share their ideas
  • A strong learning culture where you are in the driver’s seat of your ongoing professional development
  • Rewarding work that supports our clients to have a positive experience of ageing
  • Competitive Salary (with salary packaging and meal & entertainment benefits)
  • Working in a trusted and values based organisation focused on quality and growth

Please note, Benetas rosters according to operational requirements, which may include shifts up to 10 hours in length.

How to apply

To apply for this position, please select the Apply Now option where you will be redirected to our careers page. Alternatively to view the position description or submit your cover letter and resume visit http://www.benetas.com.au/meet/join-team-benetas

Please note we may consider applications on an ongoing basis and therefore encourage you to apply at your earliest opportunity.

Applicants must have valid working rights and be willing to undergo a police check and the NDIS Clearance.

All employees working across our residential sites are required to be immunised with the Influenza Vaccination

Camberwell, VIC

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work




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