Position Details


Reference Number 164226
Position Title Lifestyle / Activities Officer
Employment Status Casual
Program Aged Care
Location Alan David Lodge
Salary $0.00
Hours Per Fortnight 0
Position Summary
  • Join an award winning, friendly and supportive team
  • Great opportunity to develop and utilise your planning and diversional skills
  • Enjoy greater leisure time in this casual position

About the facility 

Barwon Health offers Residential Aged Care and Transition Care Services at Alan David Lodge in Grovedale. We offer focused resident care within our 108 bed facility located just minutes away from the vibrant and picturesque Victorian Coastline. Our staff are encouraged to pursue professional development and are supported by a team of dedicated educators to remain up to date in all aspects of care delivery.

About the role 

Do you have a passion for Aged Care and the creativity to develop and present activities to meet the diverse needs of our residents? 

As the successful applicant you will have;

  • Initiative to identify areas of opportunity and implement individual programs
  • Flexibility and availability to cover planned and unplanned leave
  • The ability to work within a dynamic and challenging unit where teamwork and initiative is paramount
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills
  • Sound communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Flexibility to adapt to resident and facility needs.

This is an excellent opportunity if you wish to advance your skills while providing positive outcomes for our residents.

About the culture

You will work with an innovative team who maintain extensive knowledge, experience and competency in aged care. You will have support and guidance from fellow team members and management who exhibit our Barwon Health values, respect, compassion, commitment, accountability and innovation. If you enjoy a challenge and are looking to work in a friendly, well supported team, we urge you to apply.

Barwon Health staff benefits

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Professional development
  • Access to employee wellness facility
  • Salary packaging
  • Social club
  • Doorstep to the Great Ocean Road, Bellarine Peninsula and the Surf Coast

Diversity and Inclusion
At Barwon Health we are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce where we value each person’s uniqueness. We embrace diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, whilst providing high-quality health care to all members of our community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, cultural background, disability, or sexual orientation.

At Barwon Health we are committed to providing positive employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.

We at Barwon Health strongly encourage people with disability and diverse backgrounds to apply for our roles.

If we can assist you with any reasonable adjustments in order to submit your application for this role, please contact the Talent Acquisition team via email at talent.acquisition@barwonhealth.org.au noting your preferred method of communication and contact details and a member of the team will be in touch.

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Selection Criteria Essential: Can you please list Barwon Health's values?
Essential: Can you please choose one of Barwon Health's values and describe a situation in the workplace where you have displayed this value?
Essential: Understanding of the Aged Care Standards
Essential: Certificate IV in lifestyle and leisure or an accredited qualification in lifestyle and leisure or other relevant qualification
Essential: Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a team member
Essential: Demonstrated effective communication skills
Desirable: Food Handlers Certificate
Desirable: First aid certificate ( level 2 or above )
Desirable: Demonstrated computer skills in Microsoft Outlook 9 or other email system) , Word, Excel and Internet skills to enable quality communication
Essential: Flexibility to work at short notice
Contact Person Irene Janet Sady 
Contact Person Job Title Facility Manager 
Contact Number (03) 4215 6503 
Closing Date 22/04/2021
Position Description
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Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm on closing date. Please ensure your application is added before then as we do not accept late applications.