About the role
Designed with greater needs in mind and set within beautifully landscaped gardens, Fernhill is set to deliver state-of-the-art residential aged care and you could be an integral part of it!
At this time, we’re very excited to accept Expressions of Interest for a Lifestyle Coordinator on a Full-Time / Permanent basis. In this role, you will develop and oversee a Lifestyle program that reflects the residents’ preferences and enables individuals to maximise their abilities! Your main responsibilities will include: Establishing a positive, supportive and encouraging line of communication with each resident Liaising with clinical and care staff to understand the varying clinical needs and restrictions Managing and mentoring the Lifestyle team to ensure effective implementation, ongoing evaluation and responses to individual Lifestyle plans Ensure compliance with accreditation outcomes Manage the activities budget and coordinate appropriate resources Liaise and work in partnership with the residential management to involve and link to community engagement activities
Another key and exciting element of this role will be leading the Volunteer program onsite! This will include the recruitment, onboarding, coordination, supervision, and support of volunteers as part of the lifestyle and leisure programs. The successful candidate will have: Cert IV in Leisure and Lifestyle, Diversional Therapy or similar qualification deemed equivalent by Bolton Clarke First aid certificate Strong leadership and people management skills in order to lead lifestyle/activities staff in the provision of quality programs Strong communication skills and ability to effectively build and maintain positive relationships with key stakeholders Demonstrated ability to operate independently as well as participate in a multidisciplinary team Understanding of relevant legislative, regulatory requirements, professional standards and guidelines relevant to the aged and community care environment Ability to problem solve and use initiative to maximise positive outcomes
Our culture is both supportive and collaborative where you can make your role your own. In return for your hard work, you will receive a generous salary package plus: Salary packaging options and tax benefits of up to $15,900 plus additional $2600 in entertainment per year available Options for additional purchased leave Great facility with Resident-focused teams Employee Assistance Program for staff and their families