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Diversional Therapist

Job Title: Diversional Therapist
Location: Adelaide
Industry:
Salary: $60,000 - $70,000
Start Date: 1/4/2020
Reference: 422356_3
Contact Name: Marissa Kotsaris
Job Published: January 29, 2020 12:12

Job Description

  • Salary packaging on offer
  • Supportive and positive team environment
  • Opportunities for Learning and Development

 

ABOUT THE COMPANY

Well-established organisation with over 10 Aged Care Facilities across SA, with a focus on providing high quality care to all of their residents and stakeholders. Newly furnished 80 bed facility including a high care ward and dementia ward.

 

ABOUT THE ROLE

You will be responsible for the organisation and delivery of a person-centred Leisure & Lifestyle program for the residents, including the development, the design, facilitation and evaluation of a broad range of activity programs (individual and group). You will facilitate and coordinate leisure programs that support and improve the psychological, social, emotional, physical, spiritual and cultural wellbeing of the residents.

 

DUTIES

  • Design individualised leisure plans for residents
  • Liaise with AINs and Support Workers to ensure successful implementation of these plans
  • Facilitate group activities that overall improve morale of the facility

 

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Tertiary qualification in Leisure, Diversional Therapy or other relevant field
  • Previous experience as a Diversional Therapist or as a Leisure and Lifestyle Coordinator
  • Previous experience in an Aged Care Facility

 

CULTURE 

The team is supportive and friendly, celebrating all wins, big and little. The great team environment is complimented well by the amazing facility space that encourages a homely and comforting feel for residents and team members.

 

BENEFITS

  • Salary packaging on offer
  • Monday to Friday 9am-5pm role
  • Quarterly learning and development

 

HOW TO APPLY

Click “apply for this job” or contact Marissa Kotsaris on (02) 9231 4999 for a confidential discussion.