Leisure and Lifestyle Coordinator

Job Location: Lismore & Far North Coast
Employer: AVEO GROUP
Part time

Kindness  l  Care  l  Respect

Aveo is seeking a dynamic and experienced Leisure and Lifestyle Coordinator. This position will be split between Aveo Freedom Tweed Heads and Aveo Freedom Banora Point.

About the role & Aveo Freedom Tweed Heads:

  • Part-Time position available
  • Thursday 08:00 to 16:00 at Aveo Freedom Banora Point
  • Saturday and Sunday at Aveo Freedom Tweed Heads
  • Weekend penalty rates apply!
  • Reporting to the Care Manager
  • Maintain and improve self-respect, self-confidence and quality of life for our valued residents
  • Assist the Leisure and Lifestyle Officer to assess each resident’s needs, interests and abilities and consult with them or their carers/relatives to provide an individualised recreational plan
  • Plan and implement recreational programs and social activities. This will involve maintaining a written assessment of resident’s needs, abilities and progress
  • Situated in a prime location on the Tweed Coast, residents enjoy close proximity to Tweed City Shopping Centre, an endless array of social and recreational attractions. Free parking available onsite.
  • Aveo Freedom Aged Care’s purpose is to provide a caring, safe and inspiring environment that supports our residents in living their lives to the fullest through the latter stage of their ageing journey

About you:

  • A genuine interest in the aged care sector
  • Previous experience in a similar position required
  • Current First Aid & CPR certificate
  • Current Police Check certificate
  • General knowledge of Aged Care or working with older people
  • Willingness to undertake a pre-employment medical assessment and drug & alcohol screening as part of the recruitment process

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • High-level written and verbal communication skills
  • Literacy and numeracy skills
  • Sound office or business administration competencies
  • Proficiency with computers, Microsoft Office Suite and on-line network applications
  • Ability to handle sensitive situations with diplomacy, patience and listening skills
  • Be customer service focused

About Aveo:

Aveo is a leading and trusted owner, operator and manager of retirement communities across Australia.

Aveo’s philosophy is underpinned by a commitment to grow with older Australians by inspiring greater living choices. We currently do so for over 12,000 residents across 90 plus retirement communities across Australia.

Aveo’s vision is to be Australia’s leading and most innovative seniors living provider.  Our mission is to honour and serve the residents through Kindness, Care and Respect.

Aveo are formally requesting that all employees be vaccinated against COVID-19 to protect our colleagues and the residents in our communities who are among the  most vulnerable.

All current employees are expected to have received their first vaccination by 1 Nov  2021 and their follow up vaccination by no later than 15 Dec 2021.

New employees joining the business will need to be comfortable with this requirement prior to joining Aveo.

Our benefits:

  • Aveo Benefits – access to exclusive savings on hundreds of retailers, products & services
  • Carer opportunities and development
  • Be part of a friendly and supportive team
  • Join a leading retirement and aged care communities operator
  • Be part of an organisation focused on innovation and support

To start your career with Aveo select “Apply Now” to complete the brief application questions.

Aveo is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer, with a focus on our employees. We treasure skills, expertise and commitment.
Our goal is to attract, develop, motivate, reward and retain the best people in the industry.

>> Search all Community Services & Development jobs in Australia

>> Search all jobs at AVEO GROUP