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Lifestyle Assistant

BENETAS - Hawthorn, VIC

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Lifestyle Assistant

Gisborne location | Casual | Leading not-for-profit

  • Work for a Leading Not-for-Profit Organisation
  • Great Working Environment and Salary Sacrifice Benefits
  • Casual Position Available
  • Gisborne Location


We currently have an exciting employment opportunity for a passionate and experienced Lifestyle Assistant to join our casual pool team at Gisborne Oaks Residential Aged Care facility in Gisborne.

The successful applicant will be motivated and creative in their efforts to deliver lifestyle activities to add quality and enjoyment to the lives of our residents. 

The primary responsibilities of the position include:

  • Assisting with the provision of recreational and social programs that enhance the well-being of our residents
  • Supporting the Community Engagement Coordinator in the orientation of new team members
  • Assisting each resident individually in accordance with the lifestyle plan document and ensuring information is recorded regularly and accurately
  • Ensuring all programs meet both residents’ needs and accreditation standards
  • Demonstrating an understanding of the cognitive, social and spiritual needs of our residents and their families
  • Engaging our residents and encouraging them to be part of their local community
  • Assisting with meaningful and enriching activities that provide choice to each person.

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 to build strong connections with residents and their loved ones
  • Honest, helpful and dependable - a great asset for the team
  • Willing to obtain a police check and have valid working rights.

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

About Benetas:

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.

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

How to apply

To view the position description and apply for this position, please submit your cover letter and resume at 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 have a current influenza vaccination.