Lifestyle Carer


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• Permanent part-time position - 15 hours per week
• Warm and welcoming residential aged care home based in Forestville
• Make a genuine difference in the lives of the elderly

Located on the edge of the Garigal National Park in Forestville, Brian Watt Lodge has an exciting opportunity available for enthusiastic Lifestyle Carer to join their dedicate team on a permanent part-time basis - 15 hours per week. This opportunity will see the successful candidate working Friday(0900- 1630) as well Saturday and Sunday (1000 - 1400).

If you are an energetic “people person” with the inherent ability to inspire and encourage others, apply now!

About the Role:
Reporting to the Lifestyle Coordinator, you will contribute to the well-being of our residents by assisting with the design and implementation of individualised and integrated programs whilst facilitating our Rhythm of Life® program - giving residents a choice in how they spend their day from meals to activities, outings and more.

Key responsibilities (not limited to):
• Ensures an integrated village calendar, activities and events are well communicated to residents and families and that the activities included are evaluated on completion.
• Contributes to enriching the lives of individuals and their families through leisure, lifestyle, learning and spiritual activities.
• Assist and encourage residents to create a home like environment within their accommodation so that they can relate to their new environment personally.
• Contributes to all aspects of regulation and compliance for accreditation under Standard Three. Participates in the audit and continuous improvement process.
• Contribute to Anglicare’s safety culture by keeping the workplace safe, complying always with safe work practices, participating in workplace consultation activities, actively participating in safety activities, including hazard and incident reporting as prescribed in WHS policies, procedures and legislation.

To be successful in this role you will bring:
• Certificate IV in Leisure & Health or willingness to work towards this
• Aged care experience preferred, including basic knowledge of the aged cared 'Quality Standards'
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Strong time management and organisational skills
• A flair for planning and conducting activities suitable for the elderly
• A genuine desire to enrich the lives of our residents and their families through leisure, lifestyle and spiritual activities
• A commitment to the Christian beliefs, values and ethos of Anglicare.

Benefits of joining Anglicare:
• Build a career within a Christian NFP organisation dedicated to supporting communities
• Join an inclusive culture with learning and development opportunities.
• NFP salary packaging available - up to $15,900 of your salary tax free!

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates are encouraged to apply.

About Us:
As a Christian organisation, with a heritage of service spanning 160 years, we serve older people and those who are vulnerable or marginalised by providing a range of accommodation, care and community services.

To find out more please visit: https://www.anglicare.org.au/

Anglicare - Jesus Christ honoured, lives enriched and communities strengthened

Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as applications may be reviewed prior to the closing date. Closing Date is subject to change without notice.

Anglicare is committed to ensuring the safety and wellbeing of children and young people and has zero tolerance of child abuse.

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Job details
Date posted
18 May 2022
Expiring date
30 Jun 2022
Child Welfare, Youth & Family Services
Contract type
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Part time
Job mode
Standard/Business Hours
Not for profit / Charity

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