Recreational Activities Officer/Lifestyle Officer | Part Time | Warabrook
Guaranteed pay + hours
Rapidly Growing Organisation
Make a difference to the lives of our residents
About BaptistCare Warabrook Aged Care Facility
Set amongst picturesque gardens and a host of convenient amenities, the Warabrook Centre is located in the suburb of Warabrook in Newcastle.
As a well-established centre that supports 153 residents, Warabrook’s trained staff provide kind, friendly and personalised services including respite, palliative and dementia care.
We are currently seeking Permanent Part Time Recreational Activities Officer to work 57hrs per fortnight.
Shifts: Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 8am-4pm, and every second weekend (Saturday and Sunday - 6hrs).
About the role
As the Recreational Activities Officer, you will drive the engagement and participation of residents into a range of social, recreational and cultural activities, as well as mental health and wellbeing programs that empower our resident’s choices and independence. In planning and organising all recreational activity programs, you will ensure individual residents’ needs, values, spiritual and cultural preferences are taken into account.
The successful applicant will be a team player who enjoys interacting with older people and has the right heart and drive to serve.
A relevant qualification such as Cert IV in Leisure & Health is preferred, or a willingness to complete.
Previous experience in an aged care setting along with understanding of work health and safety practices will be an advantage.
Please note: As of May 2020, anyone visiting a residential home may be required to have an up-to-date influenza vaccination.
People enjoy working at BaptistCare because they love what they do and the communities we help. With us you can deliver life-transforming care, create a career you’ll love, and join a team who make a difference. Our 4000 staff are our most important resource and we take you and your career seriously. We want to provide you with a working environment and culture that supports you in your career journey and growth.
- Access to in-house and online training programs
- Supportive, positive team environment
- Access to family friendly benefits like our wellness programs
If you’re reliable, motivated and passionate about caring for older people, we would love to hear from you.
Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as applications may be reviewed prior to the closing date. Closing Date is subject to change without notice.
Successful applications will be subject to a variety of background checks including police background check via our online police check system.