Categories: Recreational Activities Officer
Every day you will feel pride in having made a difference to someone.
About the role
BaptistCare Residential Services Caloola Centre located in Wagga Wagga is currently seeking a casual Recreational Activities Officer to join our vibrant team. The role works closely with the Lifestyle Coordinator in reporting, planning and presenting recreational activities for our residents. This role will include but not be limited to the facilitation of the monthly activities calendar, leading group activities, care plans for clients as well as therapy assistance to improve their quality of everyday life.
At BaptistCare, we empower our staff by offering flexible working hours, a supportive team, training opportunities and financial benefits including salary packaging and stability working for an industry-leading provider.
You can have access to formal in-person and online training
You can develop genuine connections with the people you help
You can feel part of a positive team, encouraging one another each day
You have a Certificate IV in Leisure and Lifestyle as well as experience working with people with dementia. You hold a current drivers licence and will be able to take clients on outings using the site’s minivan. You also have the ability to support and facilitate clients to maintain and relearn skills related to all forms of recreational activity. You are a mature and have an empathetic attitude toward the frail aged and you are a great team player with excellent communication skills. You are flexibility with rotating roster and able to work weekends.
We love what we do and the communities we help. With us you can deliver life transforming care, create a career you’ll love, and join a team who make a difference.
We’re a not-for-profit organisation that connects with families, communities and thousands of individuals. You may know us for our aged care services -- we also give back to the community through domestic violence initiatives, affordable housing, and offering no-interest loans to the disadvantaged.
If you would like to be considered for this role please attach a cover letter with a copy of your resume to Rhonda Clouten on RClouten@baptistcare.org.au
24 November 2018
Successful applications will be subject to a police background check.