Lifestyle Officer |Permanent Part time | South CoogeeThe BenefitsTax benefits to maximise your take-home payPaid training & developmentReward & recognition programRenowned not-for-profit providerFriendly and inclusive teamAbout us:Southern Cross Care (NSW & ACT) is a leading not-for-profit high-quality aged care provider. For 50 over years, our name has been trusted by the community to provide care and support services for thousands of people in over 40 locations across NSW and the ACTAt 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 leisure and spiritual 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.What you will do:Every day we work to earn the trust of the people we care for. We recognise and accept each unique person and support their physical, emotional, intellectual, social and spiritual wellbeing.  In this rewarding role you will work in a team environment where every day will be different.  With your can do attitude, you will coordinate and attend to the leisure and lifestyle needs of residents in accordance with their social assessments ad care plans and ensuring they are able to "Live Life to the Full" in our home-like environment. This is a permanent part time position working 62 hours per fortnight based in our South Coogee facility.As a Lifestyle Officer you will:Assess and document resident’s leisure and spiritual needs, wants and preferencesDevelop, maintain and facilitate a comprehensive program of activities (individual and group) designed to enhance the psychological, social, emotional, physical and spiritual wellbeing and overall quality of life for our residents.Engage residents in programs and activities that support their spiritual and emotional wellbeingMonitor and evaluate planned programs and individual resident engagementMaintain relevant documentationAbout you:You will need or be working towards a Certificate IV in Leisure and HealthExperience in programming a variety of activities of interest to residents with varying needs and support requirementsExperience in facilitating group activities, special events and outingsExperience in engaging residents in individual leisure and spiritual activities and programsKnowledge and skills to be able to assess and evaluate resident's leisure, spiritual and lifestyle preferences, progress and ongoing support needsEffective verbal and written communication skills 25 AUD Australia - NSW Sydney CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs South Coogee 2034

Lifestyle Officer

  • Join Southern Cross Care in this rewarding role
  • Enjoy the stability of a permanent part time position
  • South Coogee location

Lifestyle Officer |Permanent Part time | South Coogee

The Benefits

  • Tax benefits to maximise your take-home pay
  • Paid training & development
  • Reward & recognition program
  • Renowned not-for-profit provider
  • Friendly and inclusive team

About us:

Southern Cross Care (NSW & ACT) is a leading not-for-profit high-quality aged care provider. For 50 over years, our name has been trusted by the community to provide care and support services for thousands of people in over 40 locations across NSW and the ACT

At 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 leisure and spiritual 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.

What you will do:

Every day we work to earn the trust of the people we care for. We recognise and accept each unique person and support their physical, emotional, intellectual, social and spiritual wellbeing.  In this rewarding role you will work in a team environment where every day will be different.  With your can do attitude, you will coordinate and attend to the leisure and lifestyle needs of residents in accordance with their social assessments ad care plans and ensuring they are able to "Live Life to the Full" in our home-like environment. This is a permanent part time position working 62 hours per fortnight based in our South Coogee facility.

As a Lifestyle Officer you will:

  • Assess and document resident’s leisure and spiritual needs, wants and preferences
  • Develop, maintain and facilitate a comprehensive program of activities (individual and group) designed to enhance the psychological, social, emotional, physical and spiritual wellbeing and overall quality of life for our residents.
  • Engage residents in programs and activities that support their spiritual and emotional wellbeing
  • Monitor and evaluate planned programs and individual resident engagement
  • Maintain relevant documentation

About you:

  • You will need or be working towards a Certificate IV in Leisure and Health
  • Experience in programming a variety of activities of interest to residents with varying needs and support requirements
  • Experience in facilitating group activities, special events and outings
  • Experience in engaging residents in individual leisure and spiritual activities and programs
  • Knowledge and skills to be able to assess and evaluate resident's leisure, spiritual and lifestyle preferences, progress and ongoing support needs
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills

How to Apply

This is a great opportunity, so please don't delay your application, apply today. If you'd like more information or to have a confidential chat about this opportunity, feel free to contact us via the details below:

Name: Persa Tzakis

Email: ptzakis@sccliving.org.au

 

  • Posted Date 09 Jan 2021
  • Location South Coogee
    NSW / Australia
  • Industry Community Services & Development
  • Job Type Part Time
  • Salary Competitive salary and salary packaging benefits