Lifestyle Coordinator

Mecwacare

We are seeking an experienced Lifestyle Coordinator to plan, design and deliver lifestyle programs to residents at Simon Price Centre.

  • Part Time - 25 hrs per week
  • Mont Albert Location
  • Generous Salary Packaging Options
LIFESTYLE COORDINATOR  
  • Part Time - 25 hrs per week
  • Mont Albert Location
  • 3-Year Contract
  • Generous Salary Packaging Options
We are seeking an experienced Lifestyle Coordinator to plan, design and deliver appropriate and varied lifestyle programs to meet the individual needs of residents at mecwacare Simon Price Centre. This includes assessing and reviewing the lifestyle needs of all residents and evaluating the lifestyle program to ensure positive resident outcomes.
  
To be successful within this position you will have:
  • Certificate IV in Community Services (Lifestyle and Leisure), Diversional Therapy and/or relevant qualification at Certificate IV level.
  • Previous experience in a similar role in residential aged care or community setting.
  • Ability to assess each residents social and emotional needs and design appropriate, individual lifestyle programs to meet their needs.
  • An understanding of the ageing process and caring for older people.
  • Self-motivation with well-developed organisational skills with the ability to meet deadlines, delegate and attend to multiple tasks.
  • Well-developed communication skills.
  • Satisfactory completion of a National Criminal History Records Check.
  • Current Australian Drivers Licence.
  • Current Working with Children Check (WWC).
  
mecwacare is a leading not-for-profit organisation with a reputation for excellence. We have provided care to the Victorian community since 1959, offering residential aged care, home care packages, respite care, in-home support, community housing, community programs, disability and nursing services. We provide optimal choice for people of all ages, irrespective of financial, religious, cultural or lifestyle background.
 
mecwacare cares for more than 16,500 people each week across greater Melbourne and regional Victoria through a highly-integrated service network operated by more than 2,000 employees and 500 volunteers. Our staff are culturally and linguistically diverse, representing 89 nationalities and speaking 98 languages. Our organisation believes in responding to the changing needs of the community and actively encourages and supports continuous improvement, innovation and safe service delivery.
  
mecwacare offers opportunities for professional development, with an ongoing learning culture and supportive team environment. Benefit from our generous salary packaging options. All successful applicants will need to have and/or undergo a successful Police Check.
  
  
 All enquiries to Lucy Chapman, Facility Manager – Simon Price Centre
 on 03 9898 7404
  
Application Closes: 5 pm, Tuesday, 26 January 2021.