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Diversional Therapy Assistant

Apply now Job no: 676455
Work type: Part time
Location: Yorke and Mid North
Categories: Allied and Scientific Health, Community Services, Support Services

  • Country Health SA Local Health Network, Snowtown Hospital and Lumeah Aged Home
  • $981.80 p/wk - $992.80 p/wk (pro rata) - Perm P/T (15 hrs p/wk) - WHA4

You will promote social interaction amongst nursing home residents at Snowtown Hospital and Lumeah Aged Home through appropriate activities and programs. Facilitating the activities of volunteers, you will work with residents and nurses in the aged care facilities to determine residents’ needs, incorporating significant events information programs, such as festive and symbolic occasions. This may include liaising with other providers of social activities, such as local service clubs and schools, and participating in meetings as required. As part of your role you will undertake documentation of special days and activities as required, providing appropriate information to assist  with program evaluation. Make a real difference and feel like an important part of the community. Being part of Country Health SA means you will be supported both personally and professionally, can take advantage of education and training opportunities, will have access to flexible working hours and be part of an inter-professional approach to holistic health care.

You will hold or be willing to work towards a Certificate III in Leisure & Health or an equivalent qualification. With prior experience working with volunteers and community groups, you will demonstrate involvement with social programs for elderly/disabled people. You will possess basic knowledge of appropriate activities for elderly and disabled people, and be sensitive in your approach to interacting with diverse personalities as occurs in aged care populations and volunteer groups.

The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role. Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply. Job ref: 676455.

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