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Calvary Kooyong precinct - join a new team and new facility
About the role
Calvary Kooyong is a brand new site located in Caulfield. This precinct will co-locate Calvary Bethlehem Hospital, a residential aged care facility, Huntly Suites, and an independent living facility, Hyson Apartments.
As the Lifestyle coordinator, you will be responsible for the design; coordination and implementation of a leisure based activities program to support and enhance the lives of residents at the home, whilst conducting programs in a manner that recognizes the autonomy and independence of each Resident.
We anticipate that the Lifestyle Coordinator for Huntly Suites will commence in November 2022 to support the activity needed for opening. For more information about the precinct, please visit our website.
Your main duties will include:
Develop programs that are tailored to the needs of residents with a view to improving quality of life.
Be aware of residents cultural and spiritual needs.
Develop programs that are tailored to the physical and cognitive ability of residents
Regularly display programs that inform Residents, relatives and staff of proposed activities.
Conduct programs in a manner that recognizes 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.
A Certificate IV in Leisure and Lifestyle
A current First Aid Certificate
Previous experience coordinating lifestyle programs and lifestyle team in a residential Aged Care setting
Experience in conducting dementia specific programs is an advantage
A high level of verbal and written communication skills
A desire to join a team committed to the care of others in a mission based organisation
For further information please contact Olita Dsouza, Recruitment Consultant on Olita.Dsouza@calvarycare.org.au
Why work for Calvary?
At Calvary, our staff matter.
Join our team, learn with purpose and drive positive impact in one of Australia’s largest healthcare providers across Public and Private Hospitals, Residential Aged Care and Home Care.
With over 130 years’ experience and 18,000 staff and volunteers, we offer an inclusive and welcoming culture where you are valued, drawing on your own strengths, identity and background alongside a team of professionals who care for our patients, residents and clients.
NFP salary packaging benefits, discounted health insurance and gym memberships
Paid parental leave
Training, development pathways and career opportunities
Flexible hours that make sense for you
Apply now to start your career in an organisation that is making a positive difference in the community.
Please note the following:
As part of the application process, you will be required to complete pre-employment checks which may include, but is not limited to reference checks, work rights, criminal history check, NDIS/WWCC/WWVP checks, and a health evaluation to ensure 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, tuberculosis screening.
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