Recreational Activities Officer

Allan Hall HR

Work amongst a small passionate team where residents are treated as family and staff well-being and development is a primary focus.

  • Boutique style, person-centred aged care
  • Staff well-being focus with ongoing training + development opportunities
  • Facilities in Mosman, Hunters Hill, Gladesville and Gordon
Twilight Aged Care is a stand-alone not-for-profit service with a rich history spanning over 100 years. Employing over 200 dedicated staff, they provide high quality residential aged care for more than 160 men and women in 4 homes across Northern Sydney – Gordon, Mosman, Hunters Hill and Gladesville.  
  
Twilight Aged Care places immense significance on cultivating small, home-like environments. Utilising the Twilight Family Model of Care the residents are treated as family where their personal needs, wants and preferences are met. Each home has an onsite Facility Manager, provides freshly cooked meals, offers 24/7 Registered Nurse coverage, and operates active wellbeing programs. Twilight has high staff engagement and invests in ongoing skills development. 
  
The Role 
  
As the Recreational Activities Officer at Mosman’s Glengarry House, you will provide tailored, resident-specific activities designed to include a holistic approach to meet the specific and individual needs and interests of each resident.  
  • Assist residents to identify their preferred recreational activities 
  • Foster a sense of enjoyment and happiness throughout the facility 
  • Encourage and support clients to participate in activities suited to their individual needs and interests 
  • Document assessed needs of residents in accordance with policies and guidelines 
  • Implement established individual programs for residents under the supervision of the Facility Manager 
  • Evaluate resident responses to implemented care plan, and document accordingly 
  • Supervise volunteers with resident activities 
  • Comply with all WHS legislation, regulations and Twilight policies 
  
Essential Criteria 
  • Certificate IV in Leisure and Lifestyle or willingness to undertake the same 
  • Certificate I in Aromatherapy (desirable) 
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in meeting and responding to the diverse needs of the aged and those living with dementia 
  • Ability to build positive working relationships amongst all stakeholders 
  • Caring and empathetic nature 
  • Genuine desire to help others and make a difference 
  • Strong negotiation, organisational and communication skills 
  • Enthusiastic, motivated, resilient and an exceptional listener 
  • Current Police Check and Senior First Aid Certificate (essential) 
  
This is a rare opportunity to work amongst a small, passionate and approachable team where people engagement and staff well-being is a primary focus. Training and development opportunities are available on an ongoing basis, enabling you to combine your skills to make a profound and positive impact on the lives of residents in their ageing years.  
  
  
Please note, only successful candidates will be contacted for the next stage of the recruitment process. Thank you for your understanding.