Lifestyle Coordinator | Regis Blackburn

Blackburn location | Permanent Full Time Position | Leading Aged Care provider

At Regis, we believe it is vitally important to stay engaged with life, to stay involved with current interests and develop new ones. Our National Lifestyle Team takes ideas from around the country and makes them available to all residents. There are daily activities, weekly programs and at least one major celebration each month. Family and friends are invited and encouraged to participate as much as possible in lifestyle activities. These include art classes, barbeques, exercise and discussion groups, entertainment, guest speakers and special interest groups and more.

About the role

We are now seeking a customer service focused Lifestyle Coordinator to join our Lifestyle team in Regis Blackburn. Regis Blackburn is a 202 bed facility located within close proximity to shops, public transport and right next to the renowned Blackburn Lake Sanctuary, providing a view of wildlife and native birds in addition to a great working environment. A unique service to this facility is that it also provides quality care to hearing impaired residents.

As the Lifestyle Coordinator, you have a vital role to play in delivering the lifestyle programs and ensuring that all residents are able to participate. This is a full time position across working Monday to Friday.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Prepare comprehensive and accurate Lifestyle Assessments and Care Plans for our residents
  • Provide leisure & recreational activities which are designed to enhance  our residents’ Physical, Intellectual, Emotional, Cultural and Social well-being
  • Evaluate outcomes and effectiveness of these programs
  • Lead and Coach the team of Lifestyle Assistants in driving these personalised lifestyle programs
  • Ensure complete and accurate documentation of programs, reflecting any changes to residents status
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with residents and their families

To make this role your own, you have-

  • A Diploma or Cert IV Leisure and Health (or higher qualification)
  • Demonstrated experience in a similar role
  • Highly effective interpersonal, communication and coaching skills
  • A customer focused mindset by responding positively and efficiently to customer enquiries and complaints

Being adaptable and self-motivated to make a difference to the lives of our residents, especially in these different times, will see you being a success in the role.

 Mandatory requirements for all candidates

  • Valid National Police Check
  • Proof of the right to work lawfully in Australia
  • Evidence that you have had the 2020 Flu Vaccination or willingness to complete this before employment can be offered*

* The Australian Government has advised that all residential aged care staff and visiting workers should be vaccinated by 1 May 2020. This includes both current and future Regis employees.

About Regis & our Culture

With 65 facilities Australia wide and over 9000 staff, Regis is an innovative Aged Care provider with over 20 years of experience in the industry that focuses on achieving the best possible outcomes for residents and staff.

We are looking for people who genuinely care and in return, we will provide you with an environment where you will feel supported and appreciated. At Regis, we can offer you a diverse role within a grown industry that is highly regulated, complex and meaningful, and where you will enjoy the benefits of exceptional training and development opportunities.

Employee Benefits

  • Financial studies assistance support to enable you to develop
  • Support from a dedicated team
  • Appreciation and a warm smile every day at work
  • An individual development plan tailored to your unique skills and goals

For a career that’s more than just a job, apply now!