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Activities Officer Job at Blue Care – in Flinders View QLD

Job Description

Reference Number 42794

Position Title Activities Officer

Employment Type Permanent Full Time

Entity South West

Location Flinders View Nowlanvil Aged Care Facility

Enterprise agreement Care & Support Services – Support Employee Level 3

Roles Available 1

Hours per fortnight 76

Position Summary

We’re seeking applications from enthusiastic Activities Officers to create and lead fun and informal activities for our residents in our Flinders View Aged Care Facility.

Permanent Full Time Opportunity

Flinders View Aged Care Facility

$23.81 per hour + 10% Super + Not for Profit Salary Packaging + Penalties & Allowances

This is a great opportunity for an experienced leisure and Lifestyle professional looking for secure permanent employment and positive work life balance in a leading healthcare and community services not for profit.

You’ll develop, coordinate and lead activities for our residents aimed at fulfilling their social and recreational needs, supporting their independence and improving their quality of life.

It will be important for you to observe and record the effectiveness of the programs by monitoring residents’ ongoing progress and adjusting the programs to any developing needs.

You might also find yourself transporting residents (as requested and approved in Blue Care vehicles) on outings and attending to resident/client personal care needs as required.

What you’ll need:
You’ll have experience coordinating activities for resident/clients – both in a residential home and in the community. You’ll demonstrate an awareness and consideration of the social and recreational needs of residents/clients, and how you’ve previously adapted your programs and activities accordingly. You’ll have:

Certificate III or IV in Aged Care, Home and Community Care or Disability Support

Certificate III or IV in Leisure and lifestyle

Current First Aid and CPR Certificates or willingness to obtain

Blue Card and Yellow Card or willingness to obtain

Experience with technology incl. smartphones, tablets, laptops etc

Confidence to satisfy the relevant probity checks required by legislation or policies

Evidence of annual flu and COVID Vaccinations

Supporting our clients in the best way possible is important to us. To be employed by Blue Care, you will be required to complete the free NDIS Worker Orientation Module prior to commencement and provide a copy of your certificate on completion.

Supporting you to support others.

We’ve been caring for Queenslander’s for over 65 years. Whether we’re on the road, in people’s homes or in our centres, everything our dedicated team of more than 8,000 people do is built on enabling independence, choice and freedom. We’re proudly not-for-profit and offer you:

Access to salary packaging & meal and entertainment benefits

Flexible work arrangements to support work-life balance

Employee assistance, health & wellness programs

Values-based culture & rewards and recognition

Ongoing learning & development

Ready to work together?

Our application process takes less than 15 minutes – Click the ‘APPLY’ button below to be taken to our online application process and upload your resume and cover letter.

We work hard to make our services welcoming and safe for every person. We are united in keeping children, young people and the elderly safe from harm, within our services, workplaces and the communities we support. We are committed to speaking up loudly for their safety.

Our approach is simple –everybody is welcome here. At UnitingCare, diversity is at the core of our who we are, our mission and our values. We are committed to providing equal opportunities to all employees no matter their sex, race, culture, sexual orientation, disability or gender identity. We know that when our people feel respected and valued, we empower them to share that within the communities we serve and to provide the very best care. We highly encourage applications from people who identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander.

Please Note: To ensure the health and safety of our people, and the clients, residents, patients and people we serve at UnitingCare Queensland, individuals are required to comply with statutory and Government requirements, such as public health directions, and UnitingCare’s vaccination requirements policy, with respect to COVID-19 vaccinations.

Selection Criteria Desirable: Do you have previous experience in organising, documenting and reporting on activity programs and ongoing progress of clients?

Contact Person Toni McGill

Contact Number 32942300

Closing Date 17/07/2022

About the Company

Company: Blue Care –

Company Location:  Flinders View QLD

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