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Reference Number 15132
Position Title Lifestyle Coordinator
Employment Type Part Time
Division Residential
Region South
Site Juniper Korumup
Position Summary

Lifestyle Coordinator - Brand New Residential Care Facility

What’s on offer:

  • Attractive rates of pay, dependent on experience
  • Salary Sacrifice of $15,900 p/a - benefits to increase your take home pay
  • Part time opportunity working each Friday
  • Employment at a beautiful new state of the art aged care home

Are you an experienced and passionate Lifestyle Coordinator who is looking to work outside of the typical model? Where residents’ individual needs, preferences and interests are truly embraced. Juniper is now looking for a second Lifestyle Coordinator to join our Allied Health team in a part time capacity.

The role is responsible for identifying resident’s needs, understanding their interest’s, preferences and capabilities and developing suitable lifestyle activities. As a Lifestyle Coordinator you will liaise closely with all staff, residents and family members getting to know residents and helping the whole team best meet their needs.

The successful candidate will be offered a part time position, working 12 hours a fortnight, and potentially also assisting with leave coverage.

 Key Responsibilities:

  • Implement effective lifestyle programs that reflect the needs, interests and lifestyle of the residents
  • Build and maintain positive relationships with both residents and family members to ensure their individuality is understood and needs are met
  • Document resident history and ensure this is communicated to all staff
  • Develop resident lifestyle programs in conjunction with each resident and their family
  • Work collaboratively with Occupational Therapist, Physiotherapist, Carers and the wider team to ensure that each life style program is effective for each resident.
  • Assist in the development of a monthly calendar of scheduled recreational events and activities
  • Actively coordinate and promote the socialisation of all residents, assisting them to further develop and or maintain their connections
  • Evaluate resident lifestyle programs and adjust as required to suit the changing needs of the resident

Skills, Qualifications and Knowledge required:

  • Completion of relevant Allied Health certificate or equivalent (Essential)
  • Senior First Aid Certificate (Desirable)
  • Previous experience in Aged Care sector as a Lifestyle Coordinator or as a Therapy Assistant (Essential)
  • Demonstrate a high standard of oral and written communication skills
  • Planning and organisational skills
  • Demonstrate knowledge of, competency in providing a range of therapeutic interventions / lifestyle activities to residents
  • Demonstrates knowledge and skill required to communicate with and support residents with dementia

 If you believe you have the skills and experience and genuinely want to be enable our residents to live a good life, then apply now.

 Juniper is a leading provider of care, accommodation and support services for older Western Australians. We are a values driven, community benefit organisation that excels in social enterprise for the benefit of all people. Our response to increasing need encompasses a strong presence throughout metropolitan Perth and in the Kimberley, Mid-West, Wheatbelt, South West and Great Southern regions, giving us one of the largest care footprints in Australia. We believe in celebrating life, and strive to add value to the communities in which we operate, where our staff and volunteers work to deliver our Vision and Mission.

 People of all ages are encouraged to apply. Juniper may commence the recruitment process prior to the advertised closing date.

 

Contact Person Chanelle Barker
Contact Number (08) 9240 0313
Alternate Contact Person Rebecca Antonio
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