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Wellness and Lifestyle Therapist
West Beach
  • Dynamic not-for-profit organisation
  • Part time position (8 hours per week)
  • Sunday shift (11h00 to 19h00)
  • Salary Packaging options available


About us


For more than 50 years, Southern Cross Care has been providing quality aged care and retirement living services to our community. We're guided by our compassionate, capable, collaborative and creative values, and we want people who share these values to join our team.  


About the role


Right now, we're looking for a qualified and dedicated Wellness and Lifestyle Therapist to join our residential care team at West Beach Residential. 


This person will be responsible for optimising the social, physical, spiritual and psychological well-being of our residents, you’ll empower them to enjoy independence and pursue the lifestyle of their choice while maintaining dignity and privacy.


This will see you analyse needs, design and promote leisure and recreation activities, select equipment, ensure cleanliness, assess results and maintain comprehensive records.


By delivering holistic, individually tailored continuity of care, you’ll also advise and support students, colleagues, volunteers and loved ones.


For further details regarding the scope of the role, please refer to the attached position description.



About you


The successful candidate will be well versed in aged care standards, you have substantial lifestyle therapy expertise and qualifications, a superior work ethic, advanced communication, organisation and relationship building skills and a passion for gerontic care.


You love to learn, thrive alone and in teams and excel at building safe, harmonious environments that bring out the best in everyone.


You have a strong team spirit, and an unswerving commitment to customer service excellence. Certificate IV in Leisure and Lifestyle or equivalent is essential to this role.


All Southern Cross Care employees also require a current National Police Certificate for the Purpose of Aged Care.



About this opportunity


This is a rare opportunity to join a dynamic, not-for-profit organisation and help create a better future for you and your community.


You will enjoy flexible shifts and working arrangements, exceptional learning and development opportunities, and salary packaging benefits that will help you to maximize your take-home pay. You will also be working with a friendly and inclusive team that genuinely cares about you.


With our organisation growing to meet the needs and exceed the expectations of our community, there’s never been a better time to join the Southern Cross Care team.



For questions or enquiries about this role please contact: 

Catherine Willoughby on 08 8353 3044


Applications close:

12 May 2021 at 16h00 

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