jobs in aged care

Lifestyle Officer | Warabrook NSW

  • Newcastle, NSW, Australia
  • Permanent Part-Time

About Us
BaptistCare support thousands of people across 75 locations in NSW and the ACT. From humble beginnings in 1944, BaptistCare has grown into one of the nation’s most respected care and community services providers.

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.

About the role
As the Lifestyle/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.

This is a permanent part-time opportunity which has the potential to turn full-time.

About you
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 desired, or working towards. 

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.

Our Culture
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 differenceOur 4000 staff are our most important resource and we take you and your career seriouslyWe want to provide you with a working environment and culture that supports you in your career journey and growth.

Benefits

  • 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.

How can we help?

Our team is availble Monday to Friday, from 8:00am to 6:00pm.

BaptistCare NSW/ACT corporate office, Norwest Business Park, PO Box 7626 Baulkham Hills NSW 2153, Australia