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Leisure & Lifestyle Assistant

  • Mt Eliza, VIC, Australia, 3930
  • Casual
  • Closing on: Dec 18 2022
  • Make a difference at one of Australia’s leading health care providers
  • Generous salary packaging benefits, ongoing professional development and supportive team environment
  • Calvary George Vowell, located in Mount Eliza

About the role

Calvary George Vowell residential aged care home is a stunning, 8-hectare property providing leading aged care services in a contemporary and stylish setting located in Mount Eliza. We are looking for an enthusiastic Leisure and Lifestyle Assistant to join our team on a casual basis. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop programs that are tailored to the physical and cognitive ability of residents
  • Participate in the organisation of functions and explore options for, and develop the use of, available community facilities and resources.
  • Encourage residents towards a higher quality of life through participation of meaningful activities and act as an advocate for residents.
  • Regularly display programs that inform Residents, relatives and staff of proposed activities.
  • Conduct programs in a manner that recognises the autonomy and independence of each resident.
  • Encourage positive interaction, improved self-esteem and a sense of achievement in residents by assisting them to participate fully in their chosen activities.

What you bring 

  • Experience in the planning, implementation and evaluation of activities and programmes for frail people with cognitive impairment and other disabilities.
  • Ability to document assessments, care plans and progress notes to meet legislative, funding and quality improvement requirements. 
  • Ability to work and communicate with people of all ages and cognitive ability and to obtain their trust and co-operation. 
  • A desire to join a team committed to the care of others in a mission based organisation

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 influenza
  • Please note we are unable to accept emailed applications or resumes and phone calls from recruitment agencies.

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