Diversional Therapist - Aged Care

Julie Warner Health

A GREAT opportunity for a full time Diversional Therapist to join a well-established aged care provider!

  • Great Salary Package on offer
  • Permanent position with a well-established NFP aged care provider
  • Work alongside a supportive team together to reach the same goal
Full Job Description

The scope of this position will be to plan, conduct and evaluate innovative programs tailored to meet the individual social, emotional, cultural, spiritual, physiological and intellectual needs of the clients. The role includes a large degree of "on the floor" care with our residents.
In exchange for you service, you will be provided with ongoing developmental opportunities with a steady career progression up the career ladder.
The ideal candidate would have the following:
  • Minimum 2 years' experience in the age care industry in the area of Diversional Therapist
  • Degree/Assoc Degree qualified (ESSENTIAL)
  • Experience working in a community environment, planning and implementing learning, leisure and lifestyle events and activities
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and be committed to continuous quality improvement
  • Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Office applications (particularly Word, Excel and Outlook)
  • A sound knowledge and understanding of dementia and demonstrated experience and ability to work with people living with dementia and their carers
  • Empathy, compassion and patience
  • Current Police Check
  • Current First Aid Certificate
  • Hold one of the following: Diploma of Community Services (Lifestyle & Leisure); Diploma of Health Science (Leisure & Health); Diploma of Diversional Therapy; Bachelor of Applied Health Science (Leisure & Health); Bachelor of Applied Diversional Therapy; or equivalent
  • Australian Citizens and Permanent Residents Only 
If you feel this might be the right role for you, get in contact with your current resume to gregory@jwhealth.com.au and we can arrange a confidential chat about the role.
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