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Lifestyle Co-Ordinator

  • Reservoir, VIC, Australia, 3073
  • Full Time

LIFESTYLE COORDINATOR | ARCARE RESERVOIR

  • Five-star aged care. We believe relationships change lives!
  • Full Time Position: Monday to Friday 09:00-17:00
  • Ongoing role


About the Role
As a Lifestyle Coordinator you will design amazing life experiences for our clients!

You will be responsible for the development, implementation and evaluation of leisure and social opportunities in conjunction with clients, families and other members of the healthcare team – this includes program and care plan development, and input into lifestyle expenditure.

The role also includes working collaboratively with clinical staff in providing guidance to, for example, Personal Support Workers and Lifestyle Assistants, to ensure clients are encouraged to actively participate in leisure activities of interest to them, and clients’ other needs, such as emotional, social, cultural and spiritual needs are also supported. The Lifestyle Coordinator reports directly to the Residence Manager.

We are interested in hearing from applicants with experience in aged care and events coordination, and are degree qualified in areas such as leisure and health, events management, arts, community development, recreation or similar fields. You must be passionate about Aged Care, have excellent verbal and written communication skills, and exceptional interpersonal skills to enrich the lives of our clients.

Company
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

  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
  • Successful applicants must have a Cert IV or Diploma in Leisure and Health or equivalent
  • Current working with children check
  • Drivers license (driving the lifestyle bus is an integral part of the role)
  • Experience in the development, implementation and evaluation of innovative lifestyle events
  • Ability to involve community, relatives, staff 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  
  • An approachable and caring demeanour  
  • A pro-active and energetic self-starter with a strong customer service focus
  • Proven success in contributing to service excellence and promotional activities
  • Established background in events management, project management and people management
  • COVID-19 Vaccination Record (From 17 September 2021, COVID-19 vaccination will be mandatory for all residential aged care workers. Residential aged care workers will be required to have received a minimum first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine by this time).

Culture
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.

Benefits

  • Supportive, friendly and caring organisation
  • Family owned business
  • Training & educational opportunities
  • Senses Framework to ensure staff are supported in personally meaningful goals  

Apply

If you believe you have the skills, values, and expertise to deliver the role of Lifestyle Coordinator, please visit our website – www.arcare.com.au/careers and follow the link to apply.

All applicants are required to undergo a National Police Record Check.

Due to the hire volume of applications only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

All successful applicants will be required to have an influenza vaccination & three covid vaccinations, as an inherent requirement of the role. Arcare is a smoke free site & an equal opportunity employer.

 

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