Lifestyle Assistant

Eastern Heights, QLD

  • Villa Maria Eastern Heights (100 beds)
  • Permanent part time opportunity 
  • Join a not-for-profit, values-based aged care organisation

Villa Maria Eastern Heights is our beautiful 100 bed Aged Care Home situated 35KM west of Brisbane in the city of Ipswich, Qld. We pride ourselves on offering a home like environment that operates under Catholic Healthcare’s values of Compassion, Excellence, Honesty, Hospitality & Respect.

We are currently seeking an enthusiastic and passionate Lifestyle Assistant to join our team on a permanent part time basis at 45.5 hours per fortnight. The hours will be from 9AM to 4PM on varied week days.

This role will be responsible for developing and implementing specialised activity programs and social activities to promote the psychological, social and physical wellbeing of our residents. You will understand the importance of respect, trust and empathy and have the skills to empower residents to make choices and decisions to help them live their best life.

To be successful in the role, you will have:

  • Previous experience working within an aged care environment
  • Demonstrated experience and a genuine desire to support and engage with Residents living with mental health and/or dementia
  • Experience in planning, coordinating and evaluating lifestyle programs
  • A strong work ethic along with a sense of fun
  • Current First Aid Certificate or willingness to obtain on employment
  • Willingness to provide Flu and Covid vaccination evidence. 

A Certificate IV in Lifestyle and Leisure, or a desire to undertake same, will be looked upon favourably.

Catholic Healthcare is a leading not-for-profit provider of residential aged care, home and community services, retirement living and healthcare across NSW and SE QLD. Together, our team of over 4000 people are dedicated to our Mission of helping the people that we serve to live life to its fullest every day. 

 Why you’ll love working with us:

  • An opportunity to build a career with a successful growing values-based organisation;
  • Be part of a supportive and inclusive ‘people first’ culture; and
  • Great salary packaging opportunities and other benefits.

So, if you’re looking for a role where you can make a positive & rewarding impact in a great organisation like ours, then we’d love to hear from you.

Apply online now.

Please note that pre-employment checks (including Police) will be completed for all preferred candidates before an Offer is made.

Hello Recruitment Agencies, thanks for thinking of us. Right now, we’re looking to fill this opportunity directly so if we do need your assistance we’ll be in touch.

Brands: Catholic Healthcare
Country: Australia

Reference ID: Eastern Heights - Part-time - RAO

Date Posted: 09/09/2021