Lifestyle Coordinator/Diversional Therapist

Bolton Clarke

Empower and engage our clients to maximise their participation in Leisure and Lifestyle programs based in our Caboolture and Redcliffe community.

  • Encourage positive differences through Leisure and Lifestyle Programs
  • Permanent part time | Minimum 44.5 hours per fortnight
  • Join a strong learning culture that values continuous improvement
About the role

In this part-time Diversional Therapist role you will develop and oversee a Lifestyle program that reflects the clients’ preferences and enables individuals to maximise their abilities! Your main responsibilities will include:  
  • Establishing a positive, supportive and encouraging line of communication with each resident
  • Liaising with clinical and care staff to understand the varying clinical needs and restrictions
  • Managing and mentoring the Lifestyle team to ensure effective implementation, ongoing evaluation and responses to individual Lifestyle plans
  • Ensure compliance with accreditation outcomes 
  • Manage the activities budget and coordinate appropriate resources
  • Liaise and work in partnership with the Local Area Manager and At Home Support Leader to involve and link to community engagement activities
Another key and exciting element of this role will be to maintain and appropriate the the Volunteer program as part of the lifestyle and leisure programs. 
  
The successful candidate will have:  
  • Cert IV in Leisure and Lifestyle, Diversional Therapy or similar qualification deemed equivalent by Bolton Clarke
  • First aid certificate
  • Strong leadership and people management skills in order to lead lifestyle/activities staff in the provision of quality programs
  • Strong communication skills and ability to effectively build and maintain positive relationships with key stakeholders
  • Demonstrated ability to operate independently as well as participate in a multidisciplinary team
  • Understanding of relevant legislative, regulatory requirements, professional standards and guidelines relevant to the aged and community care environment
  • Ability to problem solve and use initiative to maximise positive outcomes
Our culture is both supportive and collaborative where you can make your role your own. In return for your hard work, you will receive a generous salary package plus:  

What do we need from you?
  • Previous experience in a similar role 
  • Empathy, strong communication and a desire to work for a values based organisation
  • Organisation skills, with the ability to plan and prioritise
  • Current and satisfactory National Police Record check or willingness to undertake the check
  • Australian work rights 
  • Drivers License and comprehensive car insurance
Our Benefits
  • Salary packaging options and tax benefits of up to $15,900 
  • Options for additional purchased leave
  • Supportive team
  • Employee Assistance Program for staff and their families  
Want to know more or apply?

Our application process takes less than 10 minutes. Click APPLY now or if you have further queries, contact our Recruitment Team at recruitment@boltonclarke.com.au

Keeping our residents and clients safe is our utmost priority. Any role at Bolton Clarke may have the potential to come in to contact with a resident or client as part of their role. Therefore all employees must be vaccinated against influenza or complete the Bolton Clarke intention to get the Influenza vaccination form prior to commencement.