Lifestyle Assistant | Surrey Hills VIC

Arcare Aged Care

Arcare Surrey Hills has an exciting opportunity for a creative Lifestyle Assistant to join the team!

  • Five-star aged care. We believe relationships change lives!
  • Permanent Part-Time Position Available!
  • Two days per week (flexible with days!)
LIFESTYLE ASSISTANT | ARCARE SURREY HILLS
  • Five-star aged care. We believe relationships change lives!
  • Permanent Part-Time Position Available!
  • Two days per week (flexible with days!) 09:30 - 16:30
Applications close: 26th May 2021
Job Reference #720867

About the role
This role is suitable for a creative Lifestyle Assistant who has a passion for lifestyle, who can run group activities whilst also assisting with personal care of clients if required. Come and spend time with our clients in designing and facilitating amazing and creative life experiences.

You will be responsible for leading our carers and volunteer team, to lead them in providing quality personal, social, and emotional care and support to clients in accordance with Arcare's Values. You will be responsible for creating and ensuring that lifestyle programs are run according to the changing needs of our clients.

Company
Arcare is a proudly family-owned aged care business that now has over 40 residences throughout Victoria, Queensland, and New South Wales. Arcare has a relationship focused approach that ensures that the relationships between clients, employees, volunteers, and family members are valued.  This approach has been praised and celebrated by leading aged care experts as being at the forefront of elder care globally. 

Skills & Experience
  • Current Police Check or willing to obtain
  • Certificate III/IV Aged Care/Individual Support/ Leisure & Lifestyle or equivalent
  • Experience in Aged Care/Health Care
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience in the development, implementation, and evaluation of innovative lifestyle events
  • Ability to involve community, relatives, team members and volunteers
  • Develop strategies to increase client participation
  • Ensure all events run smoothly and to budget while meeting expectation of clients
  • The capacity to work well autonomously and be a team player  
  • A pro-active and energetic self-starter with a strong customer service focus
Culture
Arcare is a family owned business therefore open and respectful relationships is the most important thing that we do. We believe that through sharing our stories and ourselves we are able to recognize and celebrate the uniqueness of every person. Arcare is also very committed to nurturing people, new ideas and personal growth by remaining flexible and open to possibilities.

Benefits
  • Supportive, friendly, and caring organisation
  • Family owned business
  • Training & Educational Opportunities
  • Senses Framework to ensure staff are supported in personally meaningful goals  
Apply
If you believe you have the skills, values, and expertise to deliver the role of a Lifestyle Assistant please visit our website – www.arcare.com.au/careers and follow the link to apply.

Arcare Surrey Hills is a smoke free site. All applicants are required to undergo a National Police Record Check.

Due to the high volume of applications only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

** Arcare Surrey Hills is a NDIS provider- As a mandatory state government requirement from 1 February 2021, all applicants are required to undergo a NDIS Check - To learn more about this requirement please refer to https://www.service.vic.gov.au/services/national-disability-insurance-scheme**