Lifestyle Assistant - Willowbrooke - Upper Ferntree Gully

Lifestyle Assistant - Willowbrooke - Upper Ferntree Gully

VMCH | upper ferntree gully, VIC, AU

Posted 13 days ago

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Description

About the role We are looking for enthusiastic, friendly and self-motivated Leisure and Lifestyle Assistant to support residents to participate in activities in line with their individual needs and care plan.

Working as part of a friendly and close-knit team, your focus will be:
Work with the resident to identify strategies and opportunities that maximise engagement and promote healthy lifestyle practices.
Organise activities for people living with dementia, which aim to maintain independence, using familiar routines and existing skills and promote healthy lifestyle practices and existing. skills
Use appropriate methods to assess resident’s leisure and health needs according to specific purpose and under the guidance of an experienced worker.
Collect and review relevant information to establish the needs of residents, based on the leisure and recreation or relevant assessment.
Develop strategies to deal with challenging behaviour and to maximise resident participation in activities and evaluate effectiveness of strategies as indicated by the response.

Requirements
Certificate III in Leisure and Health or equivalent
Current First Aid Certificate
Previous experience working in an aged care facility
Demonstrated initiative and ability to be self-motivated, work without supervision and promote a positive lifestyle environment
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Well-developed prioritisation and organisational skills with the ability to meet deadlines

Why VMCH?

Because the people we employ make it a great place to work! In addition, VMCH will provide you with:

Excellent Salary Packaging benefits
Both casual AND permanent part time roles on offer
A competitive salary
Ongoing professional development
A positive and supportive workplace culture
Employee Assistance Program