W106861 - Recreation officer

Recreation officer
Mc Kenzie Aged Care - Lynbrook Park

This is a great place to gain experience in community services and aged care! As one of Australia’s leading aged care and retirement providers, McKenzie Aged Care remain true to their family’s vision to build warm, fun and welcoming communities where residents received the very best in care. This is evident from the staff they choose, to the way they design facilities, and create an enjoyable and friendly atmosphere. This placement will provide you with a great opportunity to learn the many aspects of working with the lifestyle coordinator to help organise and engage in a variety of activities. You will be supervised by experienced staff and given the opportunity to perform a wide variety of tasks building on your skills that can be used to secure your knowledge in the community services and allied health industry.

Skills You Might Learn

Working well as part of a team, ability to communicate well with people of all different abilities and backgrounds, understanding the requirements of aged care assistance. Work safely in the industry. Policy & procedure in the allied health industry

Typical Tasks & Duties

Under the supervision of qualified staff students you will assist in the care of the residents helping with their daily activities which may include working with the physiotherapist and allied health professionals. Students will have the opportunity to engage in the many activities organised by the lifestyle coordinator such as group exercise, bowling, table games, special event days such as fathers day, discussion groups,and much more! Some administration such as creating flyers, program planning and filing will be involved as well as some domestic duties such as delivering laundry as part of the day to day activity of caring for residents.

Student Requirements

All students will be required to undergo a police check prior to placement. Punctuality and an ability to communicate and relate well to an ageing and diverse group of residents is a must.

Dress Requirements

Closed toed shoes, neat casual.

Special Transport Requirements

Bus to Lynbrook Boulevard

RELATED COURSES INCLUDE

  • CHC20112 - Certificate II in Community Services
  • CHC30112 - Certificate III in Community Services Work
Positions: 2 Positions
ID Number: W106861
Industry Area: COMMUNITY SERVICES & HEALTH
Location: Lynbrook - Explore Region
Mode/Type: Structured Workplace Learning (SWL)
Attendance: Wed or Friday placements available. Hours will be 9.30 - 4.30. Block or one day a week is available.
Added By: South East Local Learning & Employment Network

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