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Lifestyle and Community Coordinator

Donvale, Australia

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Posted 25/05/2022 Job Number R1104133 Full/Part Full time Posting End Date 24/06/2022

About the Home

Our Donvale care home is nestled within three acres of bush land, creating a tranquil environment for you to relish. Less than 30 minutes to the CBD, it is accessible by public transport, and close to the freeway.  It consists of 118 beds, with a range of care units including dementia and respite.  Our primary goal is placing our focus on the health, lifestyle and well-being of our residents.

Benefits of Bupa

  • Supportive, collaborative, and caring team culture
  • Continual learning and development opportunities
  • Flexible working shifts and arrangements
  • Relocation and accommodation assistance available
  • Internal transfers across our care homes

About the Role

As the Lifestyle & Wellbeing Coordinator, you will be responsible for overseeing the delivery of Person-First Leisure and Lifestyle Programs in our homes.

You will manage a team of recreational activity officers responsible for promoting emotional and physical rehabilitation through person-first recreational activities that promote holistic wellbeing, including providing residents with quality care, and actively supporting them to maintain the skill level, independence and mobility and proving respite support to their family/carers.

In addition to overseeing the Person-First Leisure and Lifestyle Program and the team of recreational activity officers, you will be required to perform the role of the Recreational Activity Officer, alongside the Activity Officers within the care home.

Duties

  • Manage all Recreational Activities Officers with excellent team leadership
  • Provide residents with quality care and actively supporting them to maintain their skill levels, independence and mobility and providing respite support to their family/carers
  • Work collaboratively with other team members to effective plan and organise all recreational activity programs
  • Ensure individual resident’s needs, values, spiritual and cultural preferences are taken into account when providing recreational care
  • Complete documented assessments which determine and clearly state capabilities, needs and problems
  • Comply with infection control and work health and safety standards

Skills and Experience

  • Cert IV in Leisure and Lifestyle is desirable, degree level qualifications highly regarded
  • Previous experience gained in a similar role
  • Senior First Aid Certificate is essential
  • Previous experience in caring for the elderly within an aged or community care setting
  • Highly developed organisation and time management skills
  • The ability to solve problems independently
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • An understanding of Resident Rights, Aged Care Accreditation Standards and Outcomes

Culture

We all share the same purpose at Bupa Aged Care. Helping people live longer, healthier, happier lives and making a better world. We take pride in delivering high-quality care with a personal touch. Bupa champions a unique agile culture, one that adapts to your needs as a member of our team. Our focus is not limited to our residents but also your wellbeing and career growth. We aim to support you with tools you need to achieve a fulfilling career.

How to Apply

Click Apply to be taken to our online application process. As part of your application you will be asked to complete pre-employment checks.

Bupa Villages and Aged Care is a NDIS approved provider. As part of the NDIS scheme, employees working within a NDIS facility, in a risk assessed role, must have a completed NDIS check. This is part of compliance and needs to be completed prior to commencement – successful applicants will have this cost reimbursed upon commencement.

IMPORTANT: All aged care workers must be vaccinated against seasonal influenza, and have the relevant COVID and Booster vaccinations in line with State legislation. Evidence of these vaccinations will be required prior to commencement.

To learn more about working at Bupa please visit our website: www.bupa.com.au/careers

Our people reflect the diversity of our community. At Bupa, your wellbeing, identity and own story is respected and valued.

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