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Lifestyle Assistant - Logan

Anglicare Southern Queensland

About the Position

Anglicare’s Logan Community Aged & Disability team provides support and services that enable our clients to maintain their independence - living happily and healthily within their own homes. We recognise that one size does not fit all, and working together is the key to great outcomes.

We have an opportunity for a Part Time Lifestyle Assistant to join us working with a multi-disciplinary team of professionals. The Lifestyle Assistant’s primary responsibility is to assist with the planning, implementation and evaluation of activities and lifestyle programs which enable clients to participate in a variety of experiences to improve their quality of life, taking into account the physical, psychosocial and spiritual needs of each individual.

About You

An experienced Aged Care or Disability Services professional, you will bring the following skills, experience and attributes:

  • Proven background in planning, conducting and evaluating activity and diversional therapy programs
  • Excellent driving habits, with strong knowledge of the Gold Coast and surrounding areas for client pickups and drop-offs
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate with a variety of people including staff, management and clients in a professional and friendly manner
  • Commitment to ongoing quality improvement and professional development of the service and yourself
  • Dedication to working within the Aged Care, Community and Disability sectors to improve and enhance the lives of clients
  • Ability to work effectively within a collaborative team environment and to manage your own workload

To be successful in this position you will have:

  • A Certificate IV in Leisure and Health
  • Valid Blue Card (Working with Children) with Yellow Card exemption
  • A current National Police Certificate
  • Queensland Driver Licence and your own reliable vehicle
  • Capability to meet the physical requirements of the role
  • Availability from Monday to Friday

What We Offer

Anglicare is committed to building a highly skilled workforce, assisted by a dedicated management team. We support our staff with learning and development initiatives, an employee benefits program and progressive human resources management strategies, and are recognised as a leading employer in the non-profit sector. You will also enjoy:

  • Working with a supportive team of passionate and dedicated professionals
  • Providing quality of life for people within your local community
  • Ongoing training and support to assist with your personal and professional development

How to apply

Please click here to apply.  

Send us your current resume and a cover letter explaining your interest in being a Lifestyle Assistant with Anglicare SQ. If you are successful in progressing to the next stage, you will be sent a link to complete a short, 15-minute online assessment (after the closing date) and shortlisting will take place soon after.

For further information please contact Jenny Marshall 0466 569 723.

Applications close 03 April 2020.

Anglicare is committed to building an inclusive and diverse workforce and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, those from cultural and linguistically diverse backgrounds, LGBTIQ+ communities, people with disabilities and people with a lived experience of mental health issues. We promote a child-safe environment and are committed to providing on-going care and protection.

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