Careers at Retire Australia
Coordinator - Lifestyle Glengara Care

Location:
Glengara Village  
Employment Type:
FP - Full-Time Permanent  
Department:
Manager - Care (Glengara Care Apartments)

RetireAustralia is the largest private owner and operator of Retirement Villages in Australia. Our purpose is to serve our residents and customers and be the best retirement community owner, operator and care services provider for older Australians. RetireAustralia currently operates a portfolio of 27 established villages throughout New South Wales, Queensland and South Australia.

About the Role

RetireAustralia is seeking a Lifestyle Coordinator to join our newly created team at Glengara Care Apartments. The Glengara Care Apartment complex is one of the newest developments for RetireAustralia and we are seeking to build a strong, passionate team to lead our service delivery here. You will play a pivotal role in enhancing the lives of our residents by providing programs that are tailored to their needs.

Reporting to the Care Manager, you will use your passion to:

  • Develop, deliver and evaluate innovative social programs in consultation with residents, management and other staff;
  • Plan activities appropriate to the assessed needs of all residents, using an evidenced-based approach where relevant (i.e. for those residents suffering dementia);
  • Facilitate resident choice and decision making, whilst also encouraging participation in activity programs;
  • Liaise with colleagues and other care stakeholders in the development of activity programs;
  • Attend to the personal care needs of residents as required.

 

About you

You will be a compassion individual who is dedicated to improving the lives of our residents. Through your understanding and open communication, you will be able to effectively plan and deliver programs in collaboration with residents, their families and staff. Previous experience in a similar role within an aged care environment is essential. To be successful in the role, you will hold relevant Lifestyle Coordinator/Lifestyle qualifications (i.e. Cert IV Leisure and Lifestyle/Health).

Looking for a role where you will make an impact and improve the lives of others, please ‘apply’ below.

The successful applicant will be required to undergo medical and background checking. The successful applicant must also possess unlimited working rights in Australia.