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Lifestyle Carer

Apply now Job no: 500386
Work type: Permanent Part-Time
Location: South Coast
Categories: Carer - Facility, Lifestyle
  • Enrich the lives of our loved residents
  • South Nowra Location
  • Part time opportunity

About Us:

As a Christian organisation, with a heritage of service spanning 160 years, we serve older people and those who are vulnerable or marginalised by providing a range of accommodation, care and community services.

To find out more please visit: https://www.anglicare.org.au/

About the Role:

Jean Ross House residential care home based in South Nowra, is seeking a Lifestyle Carer to join their dedicated team. Reporting to the Lifestyle Coordinator, you will assist with the design and implementation of individual and integrated programs based on the resident’s needs.

Ideal candidates will be engaging, have excellent communication skills and be able to facilitate one on one and group activities.

Key responsibilities (not limited to):

• Contribute to the residents’ assessments including their life history that will form an integrated care plan;
• Ensure effective communication using the appropriate tools to ensure that the resident preferences and social needs are met;
• Contribute to enriching the lives of individuals and their families through leisure, lifestyle and spiritual activities;
• Assist and encourage residents to create a home like environment within their accommodation so that they can relate to their new environment personally;
• Assist the residents with activities of daily living which may include but are not limited to toileting.

Skills, knowledge and experience needed:

• Certificate IV in Leisure & Health or willingness to work towards this
• Experience in conducting recreational activities within aged care (desirable)
• Strong time management and organisational skills
• Good verbal and written communication
• Current First Aid Certificate.

Ideally you will have a flair in encouraging people and have a passion for music, arts and crafts and sharing your talent.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates are encouraged to apply.

Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as applications may be reviewed prior to the closing date.  Closing Date is subject to change without notice.

Anglicare - Jesus Christ honoured, lives enriched and communities strengthened

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Applications close: AUS Eastern Standard Time

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