Careers At VMCH
Leisure and Lifestyle Assistant
Job no: 498906
Work type: Part time
Categories: Aged Care
- Part-time, ongoing position, 33 hours per fortnight
- Wantirna location
- Not for Profit – Excellent salary packaging benefits
About the role
The Leisure and Lifestyle Assistant is responsible for encouraging and supporting residents to participate in a wider range of interests and activities in line with their individual needs and care plan.
- Prepare support activities according to the resident’s care plan and preferences
- Involve residents to in identifying activities that maximise engagement and promote healthy lifestyle practices
- Promote and facilitate opportunities for participation in activities that reflect the resident’s individual physical, social, cultural and spiritual needs
- Organise activities for people living with dementia and other complex needs, which aim to maintain independence.
- An understanding of, and sensitivity to, the issues related to services to older people
- Ability and commitment to lead and work as part of a team
- Initiative and ability to work without supervision
- A passion to promote a positive lifestyle environment.
To be successful you will have
- Diploma or Certificate 3 in Leisure and Health, or equivalent
- Current First Aid Certificate Level 2
Villa Maria Catholic Homes (VMCH) are a Catholic not-for-profit organisation, providing services to 7,600 people across Victoria. Our services include affordable housing options, residential aged care, retirement living, community and disability services and specialist education.
As an employee of VMCH you will be provided with ongoing professional development and career pathways, a positive & supportive workplace culture and excellent salary packaging benefits. Join the team making a difference to the lives of older Australians, people with disability, families and carers.
To work at VMCH, you will be required to supply proof of work rights and an Australian Criminal History Check.
You may also be required to supply an International Police Check.
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