Recreational Activities Officer

Job Description:

About the Home  

Bupa Cairns is situated in the quiet residential suburb of Mooroobool and is close to all that Cairns CBD has to offer. It consists of beds, a with various care units such as dementia, respite, and palliative. Our primary goal is placing our focus on the health, lifestyle and well-being of our residents.

Benefits of Bupa

Supportive, collaborative, and caring team culture
Continual learning and development opportunities
Flexible working shifts and arrangements
Relocation and accommodation assistance available
Internal transfers across our care homes

About the Role  

As the Recreational Activities Officer, you will drive the energy, engagement, and participation of residents into a range of social, recreational, and cultural activities. You will also lead mental health and wellbeing programs which empower our resident's choices and independence.

We have a variety of Full-Time, Part-Time, and Casual vacancies.


Plan, organise, and lead activities for our residents that will meet social and recreational needs while also promoting independence and increasing quality of life.
Assess and document the effectiveness of the programs, by tracking residents' progress and changing the programs as needed

Skills and Experience

Minimum of a Cert III in Leisure and Lifestyle
Senior First Aid Certificate is essential
Previous experience within an aged or community care setting
Highly developed organisation and time management skills
The ability to solve problems independently 
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
An understanding of Resident Rights, Aged Care Accreditation Standards and Outcomes


We all share the same purpose at Bupa Aged Care. Helping people live longer, healthier, happier lives and making a better world. We take pride in delivering high-quality care with a personal touch. Bupa champions a unique agile culture, one that adapts to your needs as a member of our team. Our focus is not limited to our residents but also your wellbeing and career growth. We aim to support you with tools you need to achieve a fulfilling career.

How to Apply

Click Apply to be taken to our online application process. As part of your application you will be asked to complete pre-employment checks.

Bupa Villages and Aged Care is a NDIS approved provider. As part of the NDIS scheme, employees working within a NDIS facility, in a risk assessed role, must have a completed NDIS check. This is part of compliance and needs to be completed prior to commencement – successful applicants will have this cost reimbursed upon commencement.

IMPORTANT: All aged care workers must be vaccinated against seasonal influenza, and have the relevant COVID and Booster vaccinations in line with State legislation. Evidence of these vaccinations will be required prior to commencement.

To learn more about working at Bupa please visit our website :

Our people reflect the diversity of our community. At Bupa, your wellbeing, identity and own story is respected and valued.

Time Type:
Part time
Gayndah, QLD, AU