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Diversional Therapist

Diversional Therapist

Job Title: Diversional Therapist
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Lismore & Far North Coast
Industry: Health & Social Care
Salary Detail: Attractive salary plus salary packaging
Reference: 3147956
Contact Name: Victoria
Contact Email: victoria@beaumontpeople.com.au

Job Description

  • Looking to join a meaningful workplace?
  • Leading award winning Aged Care Provider
  • Permanent  Full Time position
  • Beautiful working environment based in Ballina
We have partnered with Crowley Care, an Award Wining Aged Care provider who are looking for an experienced Diversional Therapist to co-ordinate their Leisure and Lifestyle team.

The Organisation

Established in 1979, Crowley Care is located in beautiful Ballina. A vibrant care community with a unique spirit that provides inspirational living experiences for residents.  Their culture of care starts with a genuine interest in others. Improving the quality of life for residents and clients is what the team at Crowley love to do each and every day.

The Role

This is a hands on role where you will co-ordinate and work within the team (some weekend hours may be required), of Leisure and Lifestyle assistants. It is envisaged that the role will be 70% facilitating and 30% co-ordinating the team. You will develop and implement social and recreational programs to improve and maintain the quality of life for each resident. This will be achieved by consulting with residents, families, staff and management to facilitate and assist with the social, psychological, recreational, cultural and spiritual well-being of the individual.

To be the successful candidate
  • Diploma of Leisure and Health, or Bachelor of Health Science (Therapeutic Recreation)
  • Experience as a Diversional Therapist with responsibility of implementing and co-ordinating the program
  • Experience of managing a team
  • Excellent communication and time management skills
  • Knowledge of Aged Care Standards
  • Knowledge of Aged Care Accreditation process
  • A thorough understanding of resident centred care service delivery
  
Key essential characteristics
  • Commitment to caring for the elderly
  • Professional and reliable
  • Honest and loyal
  • Strong work ethic
  • Willingness to develop and learn
If you are looking for your next challenge and want to make a positive difference to the local community within a supportive and caring environment, this could be the role for you!

To Apply

Please send your up to date resume & a covering letter outlining your demonstrated experience & your reason for applying to Victoria@beaumontpeople.com.au or call Victoria Nankivell or Rebecca Robinson for a confidential discussion on 02 9133 9322.
  
Please note: Beaumont People have been engaged to manage this recruitment process, all enquiries must be directed to Victoria or Rebecca (detailed above).
  
There is no closing date for this role. Please do not delay - applications will be reviewed as they are received and shortlisting will commence.
  
We look forward to hearing from you!

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