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April

Lifestyle Assistant

Medical & Aged Care Group - Traralgon, VIC

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
Source: uWorkin

JOB DESCRIPTION

Coburg North, Victoria

  • Friendly multicultural team and great working environment
  • Education, training and career opportunities
  • Staff reward and recognition programs
  • Casual shifts
  • Culture of Italian residents
  • Located in Coburg North, Victoria

Excellent opportunity for enthusiastic and experienced aged care staff who have a can-do attitude, to join our team

About us ...

Medical & Aged Care Group (MAACG) is a family owned business. From humble beginnings in 1995, we've become one of Australia's leading privately owned companies providing aged care services. We have grown our business with a special focus on building relationships—both with our residents and their families, as well as staff. The result is a collection of homes within Victoria filled with vibrant and connected communities.

We are devoted to creating a warm and friendly environment, staff and residents alike share a strong sense of family.

Northern Gardens Aged Care has 60 aged care residential beds and is located in Coburg North, Victoria. We pride ourselves on delivering the best care for our residents and firmly believe that happy staff equates to happy residents.

This is a fabulous opportunity to work in our residential home with excellent support from management and high staff morale.

About the Role ...

Lifestyle Assistants report to the Lifestyle Team Leader and provide & assist with lifestyle activities which support the emotional well-being of the residents. Lifestyle planned activities can range from music, reading, cultural and spiritual support, craft, gardening, games, inhouse entertainment, pet therapy and many more. The Lifestyle Assistant runs the program of activities and is hands on.

We have week day casual shifts available, across Wednesday, Friday and weekend afternoons with a possibility of other Carer shifts also.

About you ...

You are a highly organised energetic and self-motivated individual - someone who can manage their time, follow the activities schedule and be flexible with their workloads. You'll have a high level of teamwork with colleagues and your Team Leader and empathy and compassion too.

In addition, Personal Care Assistant shifts available also for the right applicant interested in picking up carer shifts. You will need a Certificate III in Individual Support for Aged Care.

To be successful in this role you would need to possess the following: 

Essential skills and competencies:

  • Experience preferred of at least 6 months as a Lifestyle Assistant
  • Teamwork with colleagues
  • Effective communication skills (written & verbal English)
  • Friendly and positive engaging personality
  • Excellent experience as a Lifestyle Assistant or similar in aged care
  • A passion for working in aged care with lifestyle activities
  • Certificate in Lifestyle 
  • Computer and documentation skills
  • Understanding of Hygiene and Safety practices in aged care
  • Current police check
  • Flu Vaccination

Desirable Experience and Qualifications:

  • Able to speak read and write Italian 
  • Food Safety Certificate
  • Certificate III Individual Support Aged Care
  • An understanding of the Aged Care Standards, accreditation, continuous improvement and ACFI requirements.

If you have proven experience within a residential aged care setting or hospital environment providing care to the elderly, we offer a great team to work with and a supportive working environment ... and we want to hear from you!

Simply complete the application process by clicking the Apply Now button and we’ll be in touch.

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Traralgon, VIC

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical




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