Activities Assistant - Abri Residential Aged Care, Southport V1773

ID: 106048
  • Seniors
  • Long Term
  • Southport, QLD

About this opportunity

At Anglicare Southern Queensland, we respect individuality at all our Residential facilities, and encourage independence in all our residents, while also providing qualified and caring staff to deliver safe and professional support that fosters a loving community.

Abri Residential Aged Care village is conveniently located on the Gold Coast near the Southport Broadwater and is on a public transport route. The facility is focused on providing excellent 24 hour nursing and care assistance for the elderly and also provides dementia care. Qualified and caring Anglicare staff are currently looking for volunteer Activities Assistants to help with various activities and group programs.

Along with setting up and packing down activities, you will be required to offer reassurance, praise and support along the way – joining in is encouraged! You may also be required to assist with client outings.

To join us, you will need:

• An interest in various activities and hobbies, which may include Arts & Crafts, sewing, bingo or other games
• The motivation to make a difference in other people’s lives
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to relate to different ages and cultures
• A patient, friendly and mature attitude and a respect for confidentiality and privacy
• Flexibility, commitment and ability to work both independently and within a team
• Respect, care and courtesy towards others

Other requirements include:

• Availability – at least one shift (4 hours) per week, during business hours
• Consistency and reliability – willing to commit to an ongoing basis for at least 6 months
• Confidentiality – this is critical to us and you will need to sign a Role Description which includes a confidentiality agreement
• Two (2) referees – who are not relatives and can vouch for your character and interaction in the community (ie. Work Colleague, Long Term Family Friend, Community Leader , Doctor or other Professional)
• National Police Clearance – we organise and pay for this if you don’t already have one

Good for

  • Centrelink Approved

Additional requirements

  • National Police Certificate*
Availability – at least one shift (4 hours) per week, during business hours
Consistency and reliability – willing to commit to an ongoing basis for at least 6 months

* May be arranged by the organisation. Details will be provided after you express your interest.

Time required

At least one shift (4 hours) per week, during business hours

Interested in
  • Aged Care
  • Art, Craft and Photography
  • Music and Entertainment
Training

Orientation and on the job

Southport, QLD