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    Posted On Jan 31 ,2015
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Job Description

                          DIVERSIONAL THERAPIST

                           Part-time OR Full-time

Rose Lodge is a 70 bed community-based aged care facility centrally located in Wonthaggi, which is part of the beautiful Bass Coast region. A further 30 beds is currently being added. The extension will include high care and the option of dementia-specific. The role could initially be part-time until later this year.

The Role

  • Responsible for designing, facilitating and implementing Diversional Therapy/Leisure & Lifestyle programs to enhance the physical, social and emotional wellbeing of residents, together with established and experienced Lifestyle staff.
  • Friendly, supportive and professional team.
  • Reports to Clinical Care Manager.
  • Salary packaging available.

Skills & Experience

  • University qualification in Diversional Therapy.
  • Minimum of four years experience in development and co-ordination of individual and group-based activities..
  • Passionate about making a positive impact on the lives of an empathy to the frail elderly.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Proven organisational and leadership skills in program design, planning and implementation.
  • Flexible and motivated.
  • Demonstrated computer and documentation skills.
  • Understanding and commitment to quality improvement.
  • Understanding of Aged Care  Accreditation and ACFI desirable.

Further enquiries to Martine Maurizio – Clinical Care Manager  – on 5672 1716.

Please send resume and covering letter to:

Beverley Walsh  –     CEO

P.O. Box 626


or        beverleywalsh@roselodge.com.au