Aged Care || Diversional Therapist || Central Coast

Aged Care || Diversional Therapist || Central Coast

Job Title: Aged Care || Diversional Therapist || Central Coast
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Australia
Reference: 000782019
Job Published: August 07, 2019 11:31

Job Description

A well regarded Aged Care facility is looking for a Diversional Therapist to join their team. As a Diversional Therapist you will aid, assist, and facilitate various activities throughout the facility to create a fun and dynamic culture with the residents. When taking on this rewarding role, you will help improve resident's quality of life, assist in their social well-being and creatively find ways to intertwine individualistic needs with the fun opportunities the residential community has to offer.

         To be a successful candidate, you must obtain the following:
  • Passionate about the elderly and their well being
  • Creative inspiration to design and manage different forums of activities and programs
  • Lead, organise and develop residential curriculum 
  • Document and regulate resident's progress 
  • Work closely with clinicians on resident's needs and abilities
  • Strong written/communication skills
  • Empathetic, personable and energetic disposition
  • Motivation to improve resident's quality of life
         Main Requirements:
  • Must possess an accepted university qualification/degree including Bachelor of Health Science (Therapeutic Recreation), Bachelor of Health Science (Leisure and Health), Bachelor of Applied Science (Leisure and Health), Diploma in Diversional Therapy or an Associate Diploma in Applied Science (Diversional Therapy)
  • Previous experience as a Diversional Therapist in Aged Care
  • Ability/experience in leading a team

For more details regarding the role, please contact Karen
02 8459 8108

Call us on 02 8459 8101 so we can assist you further