Five star aged care
Permanent Part Time Hours: Monday, Wednesday and Friday 10:00-15:30
Location: Essendon, Melbourne
LIFESTYLE ASSISTANT | ARCARE ESSENDON, MELBOURNE
Applications close: 7 March 2021
Five Star Aged Care
Brand new aged care Residence, build the culture from the ground up!
Permanent Part Time Position- Monday, Wednesday and Friday (10:00- 15:30) with a potential view to extend hours as occupancy levels increase
About the role
This role is suitable for a creative Lifestyle Assistant who has a passion for lifestyle, who can run group activities whilst also assisting with personal care of clients if required. Come and spend time with our clients in designing and facilitating amazing and creative life experiences!
You will be responsible for leading our carers and volunteer team, to lead them in providing quality personal, social, and emotional care and support to clients in accordance with Arcare’s Values. You will be responsible for creating and ensuring that lifestyle programs are run according to the changing needs of our clients.
Arcare is a proudly family-owned aged care business that now has over 40 residences throughout Victoria, Queensland, and New South Wales. Arcare has a relationship focused approach that ensures that the relationships between clients, employees, volunteers, and family members are valued. This approach has been praised and celebrated by leading aged care experts as being at the forefront of elder care globally.
Skills & Experience
Current Police Check or willing to obtain
Certificate III/IV Aged Care/Individual Support/ Leisure & Lifestyle or equivalent
Experience in Aged Care/Health Care
Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
Experience in the development, implementation, and evaluation of innovative lifestyle events
Ability to involve community, relatives, team members and volunteers
Develop strategies to increase client participation
Ensure all events run smoothly and to budget while meeting expectation of clients
The capacity to work well autonomously and be a team player
A pro-active and energetic self-starter with a strong customer service focus
Arcare is a family owned business therefore open and respectful relationships is the most important thing that we do. We believe that through sharing our stories and ourselves we are able to recognize and celebrate the uniqueness of every person. Arcare is also very committed to nurturing people, new ideas and personal growth by remaining flexible and open to possibilities.
Supportive, friendly, and caring organisation
Family owned business
Training & Educational Opportunities
Senses Framework to ensure staff are supported in personally meaningful goals
If you believe you have the skills, values, and expertise to deliver the role of a Lifestyle Assistant please visit our website – www.arcare.com.au/careers and follow the link to apply.
Arcare Essendon is a smoke free site. All applicants are required to undergo a National Police Record Check.
Due to the high volume of applications only short-listed applicants will be contacted.