TriCare’s Upper Mount Gravatt Aged Care Residence, our 60 bed facility on Brisbane’s Southside, is recruiting for a permanent part time Lifestyle Team Member.
Reporting to the Lifestyle Co-ordinator and Clinical Manager, the Lifestyle Team Member’s role is to encourage and support residents to take part in activities to suit their needs and interests such as craft, music, cooking or alternative therapies. Naturally, your excellent communication skills will be an important attribute for this role.
The role, offering 27 hours per fortnight, plus occasional relief work, requires your commitment and dedication to succeed. Working hours consist of a 10 am to 4 pm shift on Wednesdays; and both Saturday and Sunday, working 10 am to 2 pm (penalty rates paid on weekends).
You will possess the following skills, qualifications and attributes:-
• Experience in undertaking activity programmes for those with dementia or challenging behaviours;
• Certificate IV in Leisure and Health
• An enthusiastic attitude and empathy when assisting the elderly;
• Certificate III in Individual Support (advantageous)
TriCare will provide you with opportunities to advance your career with ongoing training and access to funded educational courses relevant to your role.
If you are a person who enjoys helping and interacting with people and you believe in leisure being the cornerstone of promotion of wellbeing, we would be keen to hear from you. Apply Now by following the prompts to submit your application to Jennifer Whitlock, Facility Manager.
Or post to: Attention: Jennifer Whitlock, C\- Upper Mount Gravatt Aged Care Residence, 20 Agay Street, Mount Gravatt Qld 4122
Closing Date: Friday, 30 March 2018
A satisfactory Police Clearance Certificate is required according to the Aged Care Act 1997.
TriCare’s aged care residences are non-smoking workplaces.