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Employment Type
Part Time
Location
Kingsville
Position Summary

About the role:

We are looking for an experienced and proactive Lifestyle Assistant to play a vital role in supporting our Lifestyle Coordinator at our Kingsville residential facility in the planning and delivery of appropriate and varied lifestyle programs to enhance and support the individual needs of our residents.

You will promote and participate in quality activities, and provide outstanding customer service maintaining friendly, supportive and professional relationships with residents, their relatives and friends. Support colleagues by sharing knowledge and expertise.

You will be responsible for:

  • Participating in the development and delivery of lifestyle programs to our residents, ensuring residents are able to participate and enjoy the programs.
  • Assist with assessments, review and the ongoing evaluation of residents cultural, recreational and leisure needs and lifestyle interests.

About you:

You are passionate about what you do and want to make a difference in the lives of our residents, to support them to live life to their full potential.

This is the place for you if you have:

  • Certificate IV in Leisure and Lifestyle or currently undertaking studies towards same
  • Eexperience and knowledge in residential aged care with a commitment to high standards of care for residents and their families
  • Ability to drive a 12 seater bus (desriable)
  • Are known for your caring and compassionate nature 
  • Experience as a Personal Care Worker in Aged Care (highly regarded)
  • Thrive in a team and also appreciate the one to one interactions
  • Committed to being part of a workplace culture based on the BEST way of life (Believe, Excel, Support and Trust)
  • Are willing to work within the ethos of the Uniting Church

You will need:

  • A current Working With Children’s Check
  • Full Australian working rights
  • A current Police Records Check or be willing to undertake this process
  • A current flu vaccination and be prepared to meet this annual requirement

About Us:

At Uniting AgeWell we promote and support our people to be their BEST and give their BEST so they can help our communities to live well with choice and peace of mind.  This is underpinned by our Values and Customer Promise and Charter.

  • Be a part of a values based organisation
  • Work in your local community and make a difference to the lives of our residents
  • Career pathways, education and training opportunities
  • Benefits, including salary packaging
  • A mandatory annual flu vaccination is provided

At Uniting AgeWell (UA), our focus is on supporting older people to experience a sense of wellbeing, choice and independence in their lives, to feel valued members of their community and to have easy access to the community or residential services they need to live the life they want. With a range of services in many locations in Victoria and Tasmania, our 2,900 staff and 600 volunteer staff are committed to high quality services and care.

If you are inspired to make a positive difference and would like to be considered for this opportunity, please complete your online application.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Selection Criteria
  • Essential : Are you willing to meet the requirement for a mandatory annual flu vaccination?
  • Essential : What does working within the ethos (values) of the Uniting Church mean to you?
  • Essential : Please outline your experience working in aged care or a community setting.
Position Description
Lifestyle Assistant PD FINAL 19012021.pdf
Application Guide

Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm on the closing date.
Please ensure your application is added before this time as we do not accept late applications.

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