Activities Officer

Blue Care

Rochedale South, QLD

Posted 1/19/2020

  • Permanent Part Time Opportunity. Monday - Friday, 5 hours per day. Flexible around school hours
  • Burremah Place Respite Centre, Rochedale South
  • $21.58 per hour + 9.5% Super + NFP Salary Packaging
Do you have a passion for creating meaningful social group and centre based activities? Are you an out of the box thinker able to identify opportunities for social connection for our clients? Then we want you! Your role: A fun but challenging opportunity, you’ll develop, coordinate and lead informal, enjoyable activities and programs for our residents that aim to fulfil their social and recreational needs, promote independence and enhance their quality of life! You’ll observe and record the effectiveness of programs, monitoring and reporting resident’s ongoing progress, whilst communicating and adjusting to any developing needs. You’ll:
  • Organise, socialise, participate and supervise residents on outings
  • Attending to resident/client personal care needs as required
  • Safely transport individuals as requested and approved in Blue Care vehicles
  • Undertake other duties as required/directed as service needs change or grow
We’ll look after you too: Whether we’re on the road, in people’s homes or in our centres, everything our dedicated and passionate team of more than 8,000 people do is built on our commitment to recognising individuals while enabling independence, choice and freedom. As the largest provider in Queensland, Blue Care delivers services to over 80 communities, offering you the opportunity to take your career anywhere from Coomera to Cairns. We offer:
  • Access to not-for-profit salary packaging & meals and entertainment benefits
  • Flexible work arrangements supporting you to achieve work-life balance
  • Access to financial, retail and lifestyle discounts and benefits
  • Learning and development to support you in your role
  • Employee assistance and wellness programs
Your skills and experience: As an experienced Activities Officer, you’ll bring a well-rounded understanding of how to organise, coordinate and manage fun and beneficial activities for our residents/clients - both on site and in the community. You’ll demonstrate an awareness and consideration of the social and recreational needs of residents/clients, and where you’ve adapted your programs and activities accordingly. You’ll present with:
  • Certificate III in Aged Care, Disability, Community Services, Home and Community Care or other relevant field.
  • Confidence with smart phone and digital devices or willingness to learn
  • Current First Aid Certificate and CPR certificate or willingness to obtain
  • Current drivers licence and roadworthy registered vehicle.
Ready to work together? To apply for this opportunity, please click on the 'Apply' button below to be taken to our online application process. Our process includes undergoing a Federal Police check and some positions will require you to complete an online medical assessment. We pay for both of these and it’s an easy process. You also need full working rights for Australia. We work hard to make our services welcoming and safe for every person. We are united in keeping children, young people and the elderly safe from harm, within our services, workplaces and the communities we support. We are committed to speaking up loudly for their safety. Through our values UnitingCare are proud of our teams diversity, we believe in the strength of a diverse and inclusive workforce to help us achieve the best outcomes for the communities in which we operate and serve. We highly encourage applications from people who identify as a part of the Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Community. Contact Person Stephanie Dellow Contact Number 0407004417

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