Leisure and Lifestyle Officers

Stbasils (Sydney NSW, Australia) 2 days ago

We are actively seeking expressions of interest for Full-time Leisure and Lifestyle Officer's to join the St Basil's team.

  • Competitive remuneration on offer
  • Not-for-profit salary packaging (pay less tax)
  • Make a difference in aged care
  • Dedicated to improving the quality of life of some of our most vulnerable consumers
  • Meaningful work with a sense of purpose

At St. Basil’s, we think of our consumers as our family. We foster a culture of inclusion and respect and take great pride in delivering person-centred care to our consumers through lifestyle quality and choice, accommodation, and clinical and nursing services.

St. Basil’s Homes NSW & ACT is an activity of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia and was established specifically to provide care and lifestyle options to ageing Australians.

About the role

This role is central to our person-centred approach promise which ensures we aim to enhance the psychological, spiritual, social, emotional, and physical well-being of our residents.  The Leisure & Lifestyle team is here to help make that a reality!

As the Leisure and Lifestyle Officer, you will have the satisfaction to ensure whole-of-person care to connect with our residents, get to know them and their interests, and provide a relaxed and gratifying experience where people feel like they are part of a community.

Under the general direction of the Lifestyle and Leisure Manager you will:

  • Deepen the cultural experience for our residents
  • Deliver recreation activities to our residents and actively support them to maintain their physical, intellectual, emotional, cultural, and social wellbeing
  • Ensure individual resident’s needs, values, spiritual and cultural preferences are considered when providing recreational activities
  • Complete documented assessments and review of resident participation and engagements
  • Ensure effective and mutually beneficial relationship with our residents and their loved ones.

We would love to hear from you

This position will suit individuals who are energetic, creative, problem solvers, organised and empathetic. If you love to run activities that involve music, arts, and craft, celebrating milestones and trips, then we encourage you to apply now!

This is a great opportunity for an experienced Leisure and Lifestyle Officer looking to work within a supportive team. You will have your contribution valued and opportunities to grow your career with us.

What the essential requirements for the role are:

  • Certificate IV in Leisure and Health or willingness to undertake further training
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated understanding and knowledge of Aged Care Quality Standards and ACFI or the ability to learn
  • Computer literacy and proficiency with email and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to maintain collaborative and effective relationships with all multidisciplinary team members
  • Experience working in residential aged care (preferred)


Employment with St Basil’s Homes is subject to satisfactory background checks which include a National Police Check, Reference Check, and pre-employment medical check. 

Applicants will need to provide an Immunisation History Statement from the Australian Immunisation Register confirming that the applicant has received three doses of the COVID-19 Vaccination and Influenza Vaccination.

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