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Diversional Therapist, Lifestyle Coordinator

Wellbeing and Lifestyle Coordinator - Cameron Park Care Community

Newcastle, Maitland & Hunter

At Opal HealthCare, we know that companies don’t succeed, people do
Our purpose is to bring joy to those we care for and our values of Compassion, Accountability, Respect and Excellence reflect that CARE is at the heart of everything we do.

At Opal, we strive to enable residents to continue to live lives of meaning and have opportunities to participate in purposeful activity.  We encourage residents to actively contribute to their communities and to have a real sense of purpose in their day. 

About the role:

  • Full time leadership role – Monday to Friday hours
  • Reporting directly to the General Manager
  • Managing the execution and implementation of activities and programs
  • Liaising with residents to develop activities that meet their needs interests
  • Working to deliver Opal’s Meaningful Life Program Initiatives
  • Assisting with social outings, activities and transportation

Our ideal candidates will demonstrate the following:

  • A passion for delivering high quality care that makes a difference for our residents.
  • A Diploma or Certificate IV in Leisure & Lifestyle OR Community Services (ideal but not essential)
  • Relevant experience in aged care or dementia care
  • Inspirational leadership skills
  • Excellent customer service & resident relation skills
  • Strong verbal, written and communication skills and commitment to continuous quality improvement

What Opal can offer you:

  • Work/life balance enabled with weekday and daytime hours
  • Pro-rata Annual Leave and Sick Leave
  • Access to the Opal Healthcare Academy and Opal Scholarships – valued at up to $15,000 over a period of 3 years
  • Opportunities to specialise in additional disciplines including Dementia Care
  • Employee Referral Program – earn bonuses for inviting your friends to work with us!
  • A collaborative team environment with supportive management

All applicants must be willing to obtain a police clearance via Opal’s police check system and undergo a pre-employment medical. You may also be required to attend a drug screen and complete psychometric testing. 

You must also be willing to obtain a personal NDISWC through your state government provider prior to commencing employment with us.

Please note: a current flu vaccination will also be required for you to work in our Care Communities, as well as full vaccination against COVID19.

For a full listing of all our current vacancies visit:

To meet a few of our team and read about why they chose to work for Opal HealthCare visit:

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