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Leisure & Lifestyle Coordinator

Baptcare
  • Westhaven Community, Footscray
  • Full Time

About us:

Baptcare is a purpose driven and faith-based organisation working across Victoria and Tasmania, providing residential and community care for older people and support to children, families, and people with disability, financially disadvantaged people and people seeking asylum.

About the role:

We have the exciting role of Leisure and Lifestyle Coordinator available for candidates interested in leading the Leisure and Lifestyle team at Baptcare - Westhaven Community, located in Footscray.

The purpose of this full-time role is to develop and oversee a Lifestyle program that reflects resident preferences and enables individuals to maximise their abilities. Part of this role is to mentor and lead the Lifestyle Team in the delivery of this program and will be a central point of social activity & emotional connection on site.

Duties

  • Establish a positive and supportive relationship with each resident & their families, in order to produce a Lifestyle Assessment & Care Plan
  • Develop, implement and evaluate individual Lifestyle Care Plans
  • Create a monthly site program
  • Develop positive relationships with other Care staff, Volunteers & the Pastoral Care team in order to ensure a comprehensive, compassionate & holistic approach to the social, emotional & cultural wellbeing of each resident
  • Ensure the efficient use of resources to enable the delivery of a variety of programs aimed at providing care to residents, including supervision of activities which may take place outside normal office hours

Skills and experience

  • Minimum three years' experience as a Leisure & Lifestyle Coordinator working within the Aged Care sector, including the support of residents with dementia
  • Cert IV in Leisure and Lifestyle or other relevant tertiary qualifications
  • Current First Aid (Level 2) Certificate
  • Computer literacy, including ability to produce flyers, program calendars, newsletters etc

If you have a true passion for supporting residents and ensuring their wellbeing and lifestyle needs are met, we would love to hear from you!

A Position Description is attached below.

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