Lifestyle Assistant - Andrews House

Job posted: 17/03/2023
Applications close: 02/04/2023 (Midnight)
4 days remaining

4 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Gippsland

Job type: Casual

Organisation: West Gippsland Healthcare Group

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Aged Care

Reference: 11513

Reference: 11513

Occupation: Aged Care

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Gippsland


Lifestyle Assistant

Andrews House Residential Aged Care Facility – Trafalgar

Casual opportunities available

Leisure and Lifestyle Assistant Grade 1 (IN31)

An opportunity has arisen to join the West Gippsland Healthcare Group in the role of casual Lifestyle Assistant at Andrews House - our Aged Care Facility in Trafalgar. The Lifestyle Assistant is recognised as a key support person for the Lifestyle Coordinator.

A major focus of the role is the delivery of specific programs, both group and individual, for the residents within the aged care home. Lifestyle programs are designed to maintain the independence of residents and to improve, maintain and enhance the quality of life of residents through a number of therapeutic, social, emotional, cultural, spiritual and physical activities.

We have casual opportunities available. Casual positions are used to backfill shifts and do not include regular hours.

Our preferred candidates will have:

  • Experience in developing, planning and leading group programs
  • Knowledge of OH&S principles and Aged Care Standards
  • Certificate III in Lifestyle and Leisure
  • Experience working in an Aged Care Residential setting

IMPORTANT: All workers in Aged Care facilities are required to have three doses of COVID vaccination and 2023 influenza vaccination (unless a valid exemption applies).  Evidence of this vaccination will be required to be provided as part of this application.

About our organisation

The West Gippsland Healthcare Group is a customer focused health organisation providing acute medical and surgical, obstetric, emergency, residential care and community health services to 45,000 people in the rural, urban residential, agricultural and industrial areas located within the Baw Baw Shire and beyond. The administrative headquarters are located at West Gippsland Hospital in Warragul, approximately 100kms east of Melbourne. These positions are based at Andrews House Aged Care Facility in Trafalgar.

Working with us

All appointments with the West Gippsland Healthcare Group are subject to the satisfactory return of professional reference checks, an NDIS Worker Screening Clearance and a current Employee Working with Children Check. All employees must hold current entitlement to work within Australia.  A six month probationary period applies to all new appointments.

Further details and how to apply

Applications can be submitted via our recruitment portal (wghg.mercury.com.au) and must include a current CV, and a covering letter outlining your interest in and suitability for the role.  Shortlisted applicants will be asked to provide at least 2 professional referees.

If you have any further queries, please contact Lucy Lewis, Manager – Andrews House on 03 5637 4100.

Applications close on Sunday 2nd April 2023

As an inclusive employer, committed to improving diversity and equity in our workforce, we encourage applications from all parts of our community, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally diverse backgrounds, LGBTI people, and people with lived experience of disability.

As a Child Safe organisation, West Gippsland Healthcare Group promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all children, including those with disability.

Lifestyle Assistant - Andrews House

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Lucy Lewis - (03) 5637 4101

Lifestyle Assistant - Andrews House