Why join us?We have a long history of providing exceptional care that empowers older people to live a full life.  As a not-for-profit aged care provider, we're able to invest in providing an exceptional experience to our clients as well as support and develop our frontline staff to achieve this.  When you join us, you will be provided with a competitive rate of pay, not-for-profit salary packaging benefits and the support of a wonderful leadership team and colleagues.The Role:We are looking for enthusiastic Lifestyle Officers to join the team at John Woodward residential aged care facility in Merrylands NSW. This position will support the delivery of meaningful life programs to our residents and enable them to live their life to the full. There are multiple part time and full time shifts on offer for the right candidate!Please click on the link to learn more about the John Woodward facility and view its warm community settings.https://www.sccliving.org.au/our-services/residential-aged-care/find-a-community/john-woodward-residential-aged-careYour key responsibilities will be to:Undertake resident assessments and complete associated documentationDesign and facilitate the implementation of individualised leisure and lifestyle programs according to clients’ social, emotional, cultural, spiritual, physical and cognitive needs and abilities. This includes the provision of one-to-one activities, group activities and special events.Assist residents to achieve maximum independence, maintain friendships and participate in the community through planned group and individual leisure-based activities.Monitor and evaluate the program on a regular basis to ensure that it is meeting the needs of the residents, including suggestions on any improvementsFacilitate the outing/bus trip program and complete associated documentation.Actively seek feedback and suggestions from residents and use this to guide quality improvement.Support the Leisure and Lifestyle Department to meet accreditation requirements. The Requirements:Diploma or Certificate IV in Leisure & Lifestyle qualifications (or working towards this)Passion for delivering high quality care that makes a difference for our residents.Eagerness to grow and develop your aged care career.Relevant experience in aged care (desirable)Excellent customer service & resident relation skills.Strong verbal, written and communication skills and commitment to continuous quality improvement.Able to provide evidence of Covid-19 vaccinations. About UsSouthern Cross Care (NSW & ACT) is a leading not-for-profit high-quality aged care provider. For over 50 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. 25 AUD Australia - NSW Sydney Parramatta & Western Suburbs Merrylands 2160