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May

Lifestyle Assistant - Colton Close (Glenroy)

Benetas - Hawthorn, SA

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work
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JOB DESCRIPTION

Community Engagement Assistant - Part Time

We currently have an exciting employment opportunity for a passionate and experienced Community Engagement Assistant (Lifestyle Assistant) to join our high performing team at Colton Close

This position is part time and permanent for a minimum of (45hours per fortnight ).

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 both residents’ needs and accreditation standards
  • 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 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

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 15 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.

The successful candidate will be required to undergo pre-employment checks which include a National Police Check.

All Applicants must have valid working rights, and all employees are required to be immunised with the Influenza Vaccination.

Hawthorn, SA

Voluntary, Charity & Social Work




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