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Recreational Activities Officer | Forster NSW

  • Forster, NSW, Australia, 2428
  • Permanent Part-Time

Recreational Activities Officer | PPT | Forster

 

Be a consistent partner in a resident’s life, and make every day special as you Plan and Organise fun activities to support to our Elderly customers every day.

                    

About BaptistCare Kularoo Centre

Set in the picturesque seaside town of Forster, Kularoo Centre is a well-established and valuable part of the local community. Located just around the corner to the nearby shops and amenities, you will enjoy the best of convenience and nature.

 

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.

Morning Shifts 7am to 3pm - Monday to Friday 

Afternoon Shift 3pm to 8.30pm- Monday to Saturday 

 

Skills and experience

  • You have completed Certificate IV in Leisure and Lifestyle (or willing to complete) and experience working with people with Dementia
  • You hold a current NSW/ACT Drivers Licence and will be able to take clients on outings
  • Senior First Aid Certificate is essential
  • You have previous experience in caring for the elderly within an Aged or Community Care setting
  • You have highly developed organisation and time management skills
  • You have an understanding of Resident Rights, Aged Care Accreditation Standards and Outcomes

 

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

  • Plenty of shifts available + penalties
  • iPhone or Android + Laptop
  • Access to in-house and online training programs
  • Supportive, positive team environment
  • Access to family friendly benefits like our EAP and Flourish programs

 

Successful applications will be subject to a 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