Lifestyle Officer| Merrylands | Part time  The BenefitsTax benefits to maximise your take-home payPaid training & developmentReward & recognition programRenowned not-for-profit providerFriendly and inclusive teamAbout Us: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 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.John Woodward Residential Aged Care is 123 bed facility located in Merrylands NSW. We are currently looking for 3x Lifestyle officer on a Permanent part time rotational roster for 40-44 hours a fortnight. This purpose if this role is to maintain and implement a comprehensive program of activities designed to enhance the quality of life of residents. Shift Patterns: Wednesday to Friday : 9am -4pm, Saturday 10am-2pmFriday, Saturdays and Monday : 9am to 3pm, Sunday 10am-2pm 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 documentation 25 AUD Australia - NSW Sydney Parramatta & Western Suburbs Merrylands 2160