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Reference Number 33485
Position Title Activities Officer
Employment Type Casual
Entity Sunshine Coast
Location Caloundra Aged Care Facility, Warana Beachwood Aged Care Facility
Enterprise agreement Care & Support Services - Support Employee Level 2
Roles Available 2
Position Summary

Employment Status: Casual

Location: Caloundra and Warana Beachwood

Classification: Support Employee

Remuneration Value: $21.41 - $22.43 per hour (FTE $42,306 - $44,322) + 9.5% Super + Salary Packaging 

 

Blue Care are inviting applications from individuals experienced in activity, program or leisure coordination to join their team at Caloundra and Warana Beachwood Aged Care Facilities.

 

Your role:

A fun but challenging opportunity, you’ll develop, coordinate and lead informal, enjoyable activities and programs for our residents that aim to fulfil their social and recreational needs, promote independence and enhance their quality of life!

 

You’ll observe and record the effectiveness of programs, monitoring and reporting resident’s ongoing progress, whilst communicating and adjusting to any developing needs.  You’ll:

  • Organise, socialise, participate and supervise residents on outings
  • Attending to resident/client personal care needs as required
  • Safely transport individuals as requested and approved in Blue Care vehicles
  • Undertake other duties as required/directed as service needs change or grow

We’ll look after you too:

Our people mean the world to us. As the largest provider of Aged and Community services in QLD, Blue Care offers the unique opportunity to advance your career from Coomera to Katherine and almost everywhere in between. We offer:

  • Salary packaging to pay benefits and living expenses from pre-tax income.
  • Clear career pathways and support for development
  • Training and workshops to support you in your role
  • Access to financial, retail and lifestyle discounts
  • Values-led culture, where we emphasise work-life balance

Your skills and experience:
As an experienced Activities Officer, you’ll bring a well-rounded understanding of how to organise, coordinate and manage fun and beneficial activities for our residents/clients - both on site and in the community. You’ll demonstrate an awareness and consideration of the social and recreational needs of residents/clients, and where you’ve adapted your programs and activities accordingly. You’ll present with:

  • Certificate III in Aged Care, Disability, Community Services, Home and Community Care or other relevant field.
  • Confidence with smart phone and digital devices or willingness to learn
  • Current First Aid Certificate and CPR certificate or willingness to obtain
  • Current drivers licence and roadworthy registered vehicle.

 

Ready to work together? To apply for this opportunity, please click on the 'Apply' button below to be taken to our online application process. We look forward to receiving your application by 5 May 2019.

 

 

Our process includes undergoing a Federal Police check and some positions will require you to complete an online medical assessment. We pay for both of these and it’s an easy process. You also need full working rights for Australia.

 

We work hard to make our services welcoming and safe for every person. We are united in keeping children, young people and the elderly safe from harm, within our services, workplaces and the communities we support. We are committed to speaking up loudly for their safety.

 

Through our values UnitingCare are proud of our teams diversity, we believe in the strength of a diverse and inclusive workforce to help us achieve the best outcomes for the communities in which we operate and serve. We highly encourage applications from people who identify as a part of the Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Community.

Selection Criteria Desirable: Cert IV in Leisure & Lifestyle
Desirable: Cert II in Aged Care
Desirable: Experience in Dementia Care
Contact Person Rebecca Sparrow
Contact Number 0754905199
Alternate Contact Person Rachel Wilkie
Alternate Contact Number 0754905199
Closing Date 05/06/2019
Position Description Activities Officer (Residential).doc
Application Guide click here to view