Southern Cross Care is looking for a Lifestyle Officer for a full time time role in Young, NSW. The successful candidate will work with residents to meet their leisure and spiritual needs and preference and empower them to 'live life to the full'About the role: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 documentation About 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 Employment benefits on offer:Fringe benefit salary packaging to maximise take home payPaid learning and development cultureCareer progressionPlease note that from 17 September 2021, COVID-19 vaccination will be mandatory for all aged care workers working in residential aged care facilities, with a minimum first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine required by this time. This follows an announcement by National Cabinet and applies to staff, including volunteers, who are responsible for resident care, support and services for residents, maintenance, and administration.About UsSouthern 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. We offer a full continuum of integrated care services for older people, from home care, through to retirement living and residential care.We have a passion for providing the best care for our residents and to ensure clinical excellence in achieving this goal. We take personal responsibility for providing the best residential care and support 20 AUD Australia - NSW Wagga Wagga & Riverina Young 2594