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Recreation Officer

Recreation Officer Administration & Office Support

Australia > Brisbane

Metro South Health is Australia’s first digital health service and the first health service in Australia to be recognised for excellence in person-centred care by Planetree International. It’s also one of the largest in Queensland, with an estimated residential population of approximately one million people or 23 per cent of Queensland’s population.
This is your opportunity to join the dedicated team of professionals at Metro South Health and be part of a world-class, dynamic and growing health service that embraces technology, excellence in health care, teaching, research and empowering our people to be the best in serving our community.

 

About the Role
To assess, plan, implement and evaluate a variety of individualised recreational activities to the residents at Redland Residential Care in collaboration with the clinical team

• Participate in recreational and lifestyle activities research studies as appropriate and utilise research finding in the planning and implementation and evaluation of activities.
• Regularly evaluate the recreational and lifestyle activity programs and develop new and/or additional services in accordance with the changing needs of the resident caseload.

 

Successful candidates should exhibit a positive, motivated attitude and demonstrated knowledge and skills in diversional and recreational activities for older frail aged residents who may have deficits in any / all facets of health and wellbeing. Creativity, imagination and the ability to engage with residents and staff to create a positive environment will be highly valued.

Candidates should be aware that residents have varied physical, mental and cognitive deficits that may significantly impact on their ability to engage in lifestyle activities.

 

Find out about the role in more detail and how to apply in the attached Role Description.
Metro South Health ICARE² values of Integrity, Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Engagement and Excellence, shape our culture within Metro South Health. Our values guide our day-to-day decision making and are fundamental to what we care about as a health service, how we behave, how we interact with each other and provide care to the many patients who come through our doors every day.

 

We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace for our people and our community. We encourage people of all genders, races, ages and abilities to apply for roles within our Health Service.
We offer rewarding career opportunities across a wide range of clinical and non-clinical areas across our health service and pride ourselves on providing a work environment that is safe, satisfying, flexible, and promotes a healthy work-life balance.

 

As a Metro South employee, you will benefit from a higher than standard employer contribution to Superannuation of up to 12.75%, access to salary packaging, flexible working arrangements and competitive salary rates with annual incremental increases.