Lifestyle Assistant

Job posted: 10/09/2021
Applications close: 24/09/2021 (Midnight)
6 days remaining

6 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Barwon Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Aged Care

Reference: 171570

Reference: 171570

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Aged Care

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

  • Career exposure within Victoria’s largest regional healthcare service

  • Gain satisfaction from the positive difference that our programs make

  • Permanent Part Time – 18 hours per fortnight

About the facility 

Barwon Health’s McKellar Centre is a recently upgraded facility located only minutes from the centre of Geelong. It is situated on a vibrant community asset with parkland surrounds and incorporates state of the art equipment. Wallace Lodge, located at the McKellar Centre, is a 108 bed, high level, aged care residential facility. We offer focused professional development with dedicated nursing educators on site, set within new state-of-the-art facilities.

About the role 

We are looking for an energetic Lifestyle Officer who ideally has experience working with residents who have dementia and/or mental health diagnosis. The ideal candidate is a kind person who is able to work in a challenging environment and provide person first care to our residents.  The successful applicant will work within a team of dedicated lifestyle officers and nurses who will provide support within a multidisciplinary team.

As the successful applicant you will;

  • Plan and implement a high quality activity program within the Residential Aged Care Service that reflects the current resident’s needs.

  • Provide activities in line with the approved activity plan

  • Liaise with the facility lifestyle team to develop future activity plans which reflect the current resident’s needs.

  • Complete and maintain all documentation as required.

  • Ensure all work is completed accurately, on time and in accordance with Barwon Health policies and procedures.

About the culture

You will work with a team who maintains sound knowledge and experience. You will have support and guidance from fellow team members and management who exhibit our Barwon Health values, respect, compassion, commitment, accountability and innovation.

Barwon Health staff benefits

  • Flexible working arrangements

  • Professional development

  • Access to employee wellness facility

  • Salary packaging

  • Social club

Diversity and Inclusion

At Barwon Health we are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce where we value each person’s uniqueness. We embrace diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, whilst providing high-quality health care to all members of our community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, cultural background, disability, or sexual orientation.

At Barwon Health we are committed to providing positive employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.

We at Barwon Health strongly encourage people with disability and diverse backgrounds to apply for our roles.

If we can assist you with any reasonable adjustments in order to submit your application for this role, please contact the Talent Acquisition team via email at talent.acquisition@barwonhealth.org.au noting your preferred method of communication and contact details and a member of the team will be in touch.

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Lifestyle Assistant

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Ana Hourihan - (03) 4215 6193

Lifestyle Assistant