Lifestyle Officer| Penrith | PPTPenrith LocationPart-Time Position, 22.8 hours per fortnightCovering Maternity Leave until May 2021At Southern Cross Care we believe that our purpose is to empower older people to ‘live life to the full'. We offer a full continuum of personalised, expert services and adapt to meet the needs of each person and their family, providing aged care services through home care, retirement living and residential facilities. At SCC people are at the heart of everything we do. We have a passion to provide the best care to our clients and to ensure we care and support our employees in achieving this goal.To join our dynamic and caring team, you must have:  Certificate IV in Leisure and Health or studying towards (desirable)Experience in programming a variety of activities of interest to residents with varying needs and support requirements (desirable)Proven experience in facilitating group activities, special events and outingsKnowledge and skills to be able to assess and evaluate resident's leisure and lifestyle preferences, progress and ongoing support needsEffective verbal and written communication skillsThe role:Assess and document resident’s leisure based needs, wants and preferencesDevelop, maintain and implement a comprehensive program of activities designed to enhance the psychological, social, emotional, physical wellbeing and overall quality of life for our residents.Monitor and evaluate planned programs and resident engagementMaintain relevant documentationEmployment benefits on offer:Fringe benefit salary packaging (up to $15,900 tax free benefit)Meals and Entertainment cardPaid learning and development cultureCareer opportunities    20 AUD Australia - NSW Sydney Parramatta & Western Suburbs Penrith 2750