Lifestyle Coordinator

Location: Melbourne
Job Type: Casual
Salary:
Reference: ABB25
ABOUT THE ROLE:
• Full-time position available at Mercy Place Abbotsford
• Make a difference in aged care by coordinating a meaningful lifestyle program that overcomes boredom, inactivity, isolation and depression with our residents.
• Create, facilitate and evaluate individual and group lifestyle programs to ensure that our residents have the best day possible each and every day.
• Provide leadership, training and support to a team of Lifestyle Assistants and volunteers
• You will be supported and guided by the Service Manager.

WHAT WE OFFER:
• Values driven culture
• Salary packaging benefits
• Leadership Capability Framework to support your career progression and development
• Camp Australia School Holiday Program
• Thrive @ Mercy – our health & wellbeing hub supporting you to be the best you can be
• Stepping Stones – our flexibility framework supporting your growth and work life balance
• Fully funded childcare referral service

To find out more about these exciting initiatives, please visit Mercy Health Careers homepage (http://careers.mercy.com.au/)

ABOUT US:
Mercy Health is a Catholic organisation employing over 8500 people who provide compassionate and holistic care through our acute hospitals, aged care facilities, mental health programs, palliative and respite services, maternity and women’s health services, early parenting services and home care services.

THE SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT WILL HAVE:
• Certificate IV in Lifestyle & Leisure (Diversional Therapy), or similar
• A minimum of 12 months experience in a lifestyle or personal care role in an aged care environment
• First Aid Level II certificate
• Highly motivated and engaging personality with a desire to teach and make a difference within the home
• Demonstrated leadership and communication skills and an excellent relationship-builder
• Previous experience delivering recreational activities and the ability to work within a team

At Mercy Health we pride ourselves on embracing diversity and foster an inclusive culture where individual differences are respected and celebrated. We encourage applications from people of all ages, abilities and cultural backgrounds including Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Peoples.

To be the successful candidate you must meet the position requirements as well as provide a current Police Record Check and Working with Children Check.

FOR MORE INFORMATION:
Enquiries to: Ms Nicola Jordan, Service Manager (03) 9419 3933
Quote Ref No: ABB25
Applications Close: Sunday, 29 April 2018