Leisure and Lifestyle Assistant | Residential Care

We are currently seeking applications for Leisure and Lifestyle Assistants to join our team at Macpherson Smith Residential Care
Job Details
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Department: Stawell Regional Health
Work Type: Casual/Temporary
Job Function: Nursing and Aged Care
Classification: As per award
Work Location: Western - Stawell
Reference: VG/SRH1678636
Closing Date: 31-May-2023
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: PD - Leisure & Lifestyle Assistant.pdf (PDF, 234KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Daniella Bell & Amy Cowell
5362 3438

Position Details


Leisure and Lifestyle Assistant | Residential Care
Casual positions available


The Health Service:

Grampians Health (GH) was established on 1 November 2021, bringing together Edenhope & District Memorial Hospital (EDMH), Stawell Regional Health (SRH), Wimmera Health Care Group (WHCG) and Ballarat Health Services (BHS) to provide high quality and accessible health care services in each of the communities we serve.


We believe our communities deserve safe, sustainable healthcare tailored to changing workforce and community needs, for the long term. Together we are working to find a better way to deliver:

  • improved quality and utilisation of services
  • increased long term sustainability across all services
  • improved opportunities for recruiting, developing and retaining health workforces
  • higher quality care, safer practices and better systems, and
  • further community trust and engagement in local health services.


About the Role:

Do you have the drive and energy to connect our residents through creative experiences?

Apply to be a Leisure & Lifestyle Assistant to strengthen and grow our Leisure & Lifestyle program!

We are seeking enthusiastic and creative individuals to join our dedicated team.

Casual positions are available for an immediate start and includes working a rotating 7-day roster with flexible working arrangements, at our lovely Macpherson Smith Residential Care in Stawell. 

We promote a positive work life balance for our team. This position aims to support our residents as individuals, while partnering with family and the community, to provide meaningful, enjoyable experiences in line with the resident's lifestyle preferences. Our programs, support, the individuals psychological, social, cultural, spiritual, emotional, creative and physical, needs and goals to lead to holistic wellbeing.


About You:


  • Innovative and creative thinker
  • Ability to follow and deliver a high-quality weekly activity program in line with a Person-Centred Care Model
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills
  • Ability to work as part of an inter-disciplinary team
  • Commitment to customer service and a passion to make a difference
  • Excellent verbal and written skills with competent computer skills
  • Experience in delivery of individual and or group programs
  • Victorian Drivers Licence 



  • Certificate IV Leisure and Lifestyle Activities
  • Knowledge or experience with the Aged Care Standards
  • Experience with the Aged Care iCare software program
  • Music or Art Therapy Qualification and or Skills


Applying for the Role:

  • Enquiries can be made to Daniella Bell & Amy Cowell on (03) 5362 3438
  • Online applications are to be submitted via the website link
  • In order to be considered for this position you will be required to attach a current resume and cover letter addressing the key selection criteria


 Visit us at www.srh.org.au  

All appointments are subject to a satisfactory police records check, immunisation clearance and Working with Children check and/or NDIS Worker Screening Check.

All employees must be willing and able to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) when required, which at a minimum is a surgical mask.  Additional PPE requirements are role-dependent.

Grampians Health is a child safe organisation, committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people.

Grampians Health is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, mature age workers and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (or questioning), intersex and asexual (or allies) LGBTQIA+.


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