Activities Assistant

Join BRHS the largest employer in East Gippsland and make a positive impact on the community.
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Department: Bairnsdale Regional Health Service
Work Type: Ongoing - part time
Job Function: Community Services
Classification: As per advertisement
Work Location: Bairnsdale - Outer Gippsland area
Reference: VG/BRHS/COWAC/1750155
Closing Date: 08-Oct-2023
Salary Range: As per advertisement
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - Planned Activities Group Assistant July 2023.pdf (PDF, 571KB)

Contact: Deborah Eveleigh, Community and Allied Health GM
03 5150 0612

Position Details

STATUS: Ongoing Part Time, 42.0 hours per fortnight   

BRHS is offering a great opportunity for motivated individuals who are looking for a client focussed, meaningful role to contribute to the delivery of Planned Activity Group (PAG) activities across our local area.

The Position:

In this role you will provide personalised support to program participants including contributing to opportunities for active engagement in the local community. Key tasks will include assisting with the delivery of a range of activities, food services, transport, personal care and attending to administrative duties as required. This is a rewarding role offering great hours between Monday and Friday, a happy environment and support from a close-knit team. 

The Department:

The BRHS PAG program provides centre based and community activities for the frail, elderly and younger people with a disability. Our focus is to meet individual needs and goals through care planning and the provision of opportunities for socialisation and community inclusion.

Why should you Apply?

  • Gain valuable experience in a professional and supportive environment
  • Join a positive and fun team who are motivated to provide a great service to our PAG clients
  • Enjoy being part of a large organisation with a professional focus on continuous improvement
  • Extensive salary packaging options including benefits to reduce your tax and increase your take home pay

What you need:

  • Minimum Certificate III in Aged Care/ Individual Support, Disability Support or Allied Health Assistance
  • Experience in the delivery of group activities
  • Completed Food Safety Program – Food Safety/Handling Certificate or willingness to obtain
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of people
  • Ability to work in a collaborative and cooperative manner as an effective team member

Please refer to the position description for other key selection criteria requirements.


Please contact: Deborah Eveleigh General Manager Community and Allied Health 03 5150 0612.

Applications close: Sunday 8th October 2023.

Applications are to be submitted by selecting “Apply Now” below and are to include:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume (including two recent referees)
  • Response to the full key selection criteria (as listed in the attached position description)

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In accordance with Victorian Public Health directions, all employees working in the Public Health system are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19.  Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of full COVID19 vaccination prior to commencement.


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