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Leisure & Lifestyle Assistant

  • Caulfield, VIC, Australia, 3162
  • Doncaster East, VIC, Australia, 3109
  • East Melbourne, VIC, Australia, 3002
  • Windsor, VIC, Australia, 3181
  • Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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  • Casual
  • Closing on: Feb 28 2023

Leisure & Lifestyle Assistant

Bring a smile to the faces of our residents!

  • Make a difference at one of Australia’s leading health care providers
  • Generous salary packaging benefits, ongoing professional development and supportive team environment
  • Casual shifts available at Calvary Central Park

About the role

From the beautifully landscaped gardens up to the panoramic city views, Calvary Central Park is a contemporary aged care home in Melbourne. The Leisure and Lifestyle Assistant plays an important role in supporting our residents to receive lifestyle programs that meet their individual, social and cultural needs.

Key Responsibilities

As Leisure and Lifestyle Officer’s you will ensure the design, development and implementation of special programs to meet the needs of our residents.

This is a diverse and exciting role that will allow you to use your amazing communication skills to;

  • Develop and conduct programs tailored to individualized needs
  • Participate in the organisation of functions
  • Assess, develop and review care plans for resident’s activities and
  • Encourage residents towards a higher quality of life through participation of meaningful activities

What you bring 

  • Certificate III in Individual Support (Aged Care) NB not essential if Cert IV Leisure and Health obtained
  • Cert IV in Leisure and Health or willingness to obtain if successful
  • Current First Aid Certificate
  • Experience in the planning, implementation and evaluation of activities and programmes for frail people with cognitive impairment and other disabilities.
  • Current Covid-19 vaccinations including booster are mandatory unless assessed exempt
  • A desire to join a team committed to the care of others

For further information please contact Olita DSouza on olita.dsouza@calvarycare.org.au

About Calvary

We are a leading provider of quality, integrated care that puts our patients, residents and clients at the centre of everything we do. Calvary offers flexible careers in clinical, allied health, hospitality, ICT and health administration, mission, leadership, management and more. Founded in Australia in 1885, we’re one of the largest providers of health, aged and community care with over 18,000 staff and volunteers, 14 Public and Private Hospitals, 72 Residential Care and Retirement Communities and 19 Community Care Centres.

As an equal opportunity employer, we value diversity and are committed to fostering a workplace that is respectful, welcoming and inclusive where people are supported to draw strengths from their identity, culture and community. We value the integral dignity of each person and we encourage applications from First Nations peoples, people living with a disability, LGBTIQ+ people, people who have come to Australia as migrants or refugees and veterans.

Why work for Calvary?

Joining us is your opportunity to learn with purpose and drive positive impact to our community in a stimulating work environment. We offer paid parental leave, salary packaging, career progression, flexible working hours and training and skills development. Calvary is also proud to be recognised as a leader in gender equality.  Further details are available here: https://www.calvarycare.org.au/careers/benefits/

If you are looking for a rewarding career in an organisation that supports the community, apply now!

Please note the following:

  • Only applicants with a valid right to work in Australia will be considered.
  • As part of the application process, you may be required to participate in a health evaluation, which could include face to face assessment and drug and alcohol testing, to ensure your suitability for the role.
  • Calvary has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination requirement for all workers. You will also be required to provide evidence of other immunisation as required for your role including TB screening
  • Please note we are unable to accept emailed applications or resumes and phone calls from recruitment agencies.

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