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Recreational/Lifestyle Officer

  • Riverside, TAS, Australia, 7250
  • Permanent
  • Progress with purpose at one of Australia’s largest health care providers
  • Get ahead with salary packaging, benefits and professional development in a supportive team environment
  • Position available at Calvary Riverside Views, TAS!
About the role

The Leisure and Lifestyle Officer’s role is to ensure the design, development and implementation of special programs to meet the needs of people with cognitive impairment.  The Leisure and Lifestyle Officer will conduct programs in a manner that recognizes the autonomy and independence of each Resident.

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.
About you
  • 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 Shivani Tripathi - Recruitment Consultant on
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.
Your benefits: 
  • NFP salary packaging benefits, discounted health insurance and gym memberships 
  • Paid parental leave 
  • Professional membership to APNA, paid for by Calvary (Community Care and Aged Care nurses only)
  • 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, hepatitis, diphtheria, tetanus, varicella 

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