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The Salvation Army
  • Work TypesFull Time
  • CategoriesAged Care and Seniors Rights, Care and Support Work
  • SectorsNot For Profit (NFP)
  • LocationsSydney
  • Creation date
    Job posted on: 03 Dec 2019
  • Application deadline
    Applications close: 18 Dec 2019
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Lifestyle Coordinator - Aged Care

The Salvation Army
The Salvation Army
  • Work TypesFull Time
  • CategoriesAged Care and Seniors Rights, Care and Support Work
  • SectorsNot For Profit (NFP)
  • LocationsSydney
  • Creation date
    Job posted on: 03 Dec 2019
  • Application deadline
    Applications close: 18 Dec 2019

Start your career with The Salvation Army today!

We are looking for compassionate people who share our mission and values, if you have the passion and drive to commit yourself to a challenging and rewarding role; we invite you to review our current vacancies.

About us:

The Salvation Army is one of Australia’s largest and most-loved charities, helping thousands of Australians every year find hope in the midst of all kinds of personal hardship. The Salvation Army offers the opportunity to use your professional skills and expertise to make a real difference in the lives of people who need help most.

About the Role:

We are currently seeking a bright, happy, kind and enthusiastic person to join our team on a permanent full time basis in the role of Lifestyle Coordinator at our Weeroona Aged Care Centre. Located in the historic town of Bass Hill, our centre is located just minutes away from public transport, Bass Hill Plaza, Chester Hill Square and local services.

This role is responsible for supporting the delivery of recreational programs for our residents to promote their psychological, social, and physical wellbeing.

About You:

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • An understanding, empathy, appreciation and the ability to promote the Christian values and ethos of The Salvation Army
  • Demonstrated experience working with the aged and an understanding of aged related conditions
  • Experience of and a desire to work with people living with dementia
  • Proven ability to monitor and review recreational needs of aged residents to develop suitable, innovative activities and programs
  • Certificate III in Aged Care and/or Cert IV in Lifestyle and Leisure
  • Empathetic approach, enthusiasm and patience - ability to use initiative to create positive experiences for residents
  • Able to communicate well with residents, families and other employees, including to sensitively explore resident needs or encourage resident participation
  • Committed team player with the ability to work independently with limited supervision
  • Computer literate and experienced using Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel etc.)
  • Current First Aid Certificate

The Salvation Army is an Equal Opportunity Employer who provides an inclusive work environment and embraces the diverse talent of its people.

The Salvation Army is a child safe organisation that is committed to ensuring the wellbeing of children and young people, and protecting them from harm. All child facing roles will require the successful completion of a Working with Children Check. Applicants for all other roles require a mandatory National Police Check.

We value Integrity, Compassion, Respect, Diversity, and Collaboration.

If you require further information about the role, please contact Amy France on 02 9779 9433.

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