Recreational Activities Coordinator

April 20, 2018 Posted by in Comments Off
  • Exciting opportunity to work with a team and help plan our lifestyle activities for residents
  • Working within a great environment with staff incentives and rewards’
  • Attractive salary
  • About the Company

    Thompson Health Care is a family owned company, with four decades of experience which prides itself on excellent care for residents, achieved through a quality Nursing Home environment. We believe all residents are entitled to enjoy the highest standard of care and service provided by a team of dedicated, caring staff.

    Tarragal House Nursing Home is situated in leafy and lively Erina and is only a few moments away from Erina Fair shopping centre. The Nursing Home has 102 beds, led by Director of Nursing, Caroline Fennell.

    Location

    Tarragal House: 107 Karalta Road, Erina 2250

    About the Role

    Thompson Health Care is seeking a dynamic and enthusiastic candidate for our Recreational Activities Coordinator position. This is a fantastic role which involves the planning and running of the lifestyle program and working with our dedicated Recreational team. The role is a permanent 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday with the hours being 9:30- 5 pm.

    We are looking for someone who is passionate about aged care and has the ability to bring out the best in our team and residents. The ideal candidate will be someone who thrives on keeping active, enjoys interacting with people and being creative.

    Duties:

  • Help create, plan and organise the Recreational programs for the Home and running of activities with consideration given to including dementia specific care
  • Coordinate the administrative duties within the Recreational team including resident documentation (assessments), booking entertainment, writing quarterly newsletters and managing monthly budget
  • Leading the Recreational team encouraging a supportive and cohesive work environment
  • Skills and Experience:

  • Cert IV in Leisure and Health essential
  • Diversional Therapy qualification highly desirable
  • Previous experience leading a team preferred
  • Have experience in planning and organising and coordinating recreation activities for residents including bus trips, afternoon teas and group activities
  • Have a passion and genuine care for elderly
  • Strong interpersonal skills, delegating tasks and excellent customer service skills
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    Company Culture

    Thompson Health Care provides staff with a safe and supportive environment.
    Staff are trained in our systems to ensure the highest level of care for our residents.
    Support of ongoing education for staff. A reward and recognition program which is well received.

    How to apply

    Please send in your application now to recruitment@thc.net.au
    Contact Lihini Amarasinghe on 02 8467 9329 for any initial enquiries.