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Lifestyle Coordinator

  • LocationMaroubra, NSW 2035
  • Work TypeFull time
  • Positions1 Position
  • Published At:2 months ago
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Greengate has recently been awarded the Best Workplace 2020.

Greengate is a privately run company established in 2005. We create quality accommodation and care options for seniors, offering independent and assisted retirement living, plus 24-hour aged care in all of our communities.

About the role:

Lifestyle Coordinators have the best job in the world! You are responsible for enhancing the quality of life for our residents by designing, planning and implementing lifestyle and wellness programs within our residential aged care home. Working as part of a multidisciplinary team you will assess each resident to ensure they have choice in maintaining their social, psychological, recreational, cultural and spiritual wellbeing.  

You will be responsible for:

  • Actively promoting and supporting Greengate's vision to enrich the lives of our aged care residents
  • Encouraging resident choice and participation in individual and group activities 
  • Creating a positive homelike environment that promotes the delivery of social and recreational activities
  • Planning events and lifestyle activities for residents and where possible involving the wider community, volunteers and resident’s family and friends
  • Conducting continuous resident assessments to gain a deeper understanding of each resident’s preference and needs, while ensuring the resident is aware of current programs and activities within the village
  • Providing a high standard of care that supports residents achieve maximum independence by meeting daily living and personal requirements within the care plan, and with consideration of individual preferences
  • Providing direct resident care in relation to assisting with meals service, mobility, and social support
  • Ensuring resident safety during activities, including conducting environmental and activity risk assessments and designing a safe work procedure

Our Values guide our decision making and behaviours, and are an accurate description of the culture and working environment you can expect within a Greengate village. They are:

  • Do the Right Thing
  • Play as a Team
  • Go the Extra Step
  • Create a Wonderful Experience

Successful candidates possess the following:

  • Completion of tertiary qualifications - Certificate IV in Leisure and Health (Aged Care) - IS A MUST
  • Previous experience working within a residential aged care facility within a lifestyle or wellness team
  • Previous experience designing a suite of residential aged care lifestyle activities, tailored to resident needs
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including experience interacting with a wide range of people
  • Ability to effectively coach and lead a small team
  • Ability to establish and maintain professional and appropriate relationships with residents and their families/representatives
  • Commitment to respecting the values, customs, preferences and spiritual beliefs of residents and their families/representatives
  • Strong customer-centric approach to business
  • Ability to read, write and communicate effectively in English
  • Competent using computer systems, including Microsoft Outlook and Excel
  • Genuine interest in working closely with elderly residents within an aged care environment

Becoming a Greengate Employees brings a number of Benefits:

  • flexible working hours, with shift patterns covering the morning and afternoon, 7 days per week
  • modern working environment with the latest equipment
  • discounted health insurance
  • discounted gym membership
  • discounted retail benefits at dozens of outlets
  • paid parental leave
  • paid loyalty leave benefits
  • coffee club membership
  • ongoing professional development
  • genuine career opportunities
  • free flu vaccination every year

If our values align with your own, and if you have a genuine interest in caring for the elderly, then come and join our team. Our high employee engagement scores of 80%+ tell us that our teams love working within our villages - we think you will too.

  • Published on 20 Jul 2021, 4:37 AM