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Reference Number 12058
Position Title Leisure and Lifestyle Coordinator
Employment Type Permanent Part Time, Temporary
Department Kentish Court Aged Care Community
Location Kentish Court K-ESS
Classification Care & Support Employees EA - CSE Support Employee Level 5
Hours per Fortnight 32
Position Summary

Leisure and Lifestyle Coordinator

Mondays and Tuesdays and relief cover


Wesley Mission Queensland (WMQ) is an innovative and responsive not-for-profit community service provider, with more than 70 locations throughout South East Queensland. We support more than 100,000 Queenslanders every year with aged care, disability and mental health services, youth and family programs, palliative care and emergency relief. With over 100 years’ experience in caring for our community, Wesley Mission Queensland has a history steeped in hope, respect, compassion, empowerment, innovation, justice and integrity. To learn more about our organisation, please see &


Located within Wesley Mission Queensland's Sinnamon Village in Brisbane's west, Kentish Court is home to 51 residents and offers a variety of care and support options. Kentish Court is looking for an enthusiastic individual to join the team in enhancing an activities program to our much loved residents. 


Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Align one's workplace behaviour in accordance with the WMQ Charter, Values and Mission of the organisation
  • To assist residents to attain and maintain their optimum degree of independence and quality of life.
  • Within the scope of qualifications and in collaboration with the multi-disciplinary team, assess, plan, implement and regularly evaluate a range of innovative lifestyle and activity programs to meet the specific needs of the residents and their families, in order to facilitate participation and positive outcomes.
  • Prepare and lead individual and group social and recreational activities encompassing the cultural, emotional and spiritual needs of the residents.
  • Assist in the education, co-ordination and supervision of volunteers
  • Identify and respond to individual needs of residents.
  • Liaise with appropriate staff members, service providers and relatives regarding resident care and progress.
  • Document/report ongoing progress of residents and programs.
  • Coordinate, facilitate and supervise programs for the residents with a community involvement focus.
  • Ensure the ongoing compliance of the Leisure and Lifestyle team with workplace health and safety requirements, requirements of the aged care sector and organisational policies and procedures, and promote continuous quality improvement processes.
  • Attend and participate in regular meetings with other Leisure and Lifestyle Coordinators to facilitate the sharing of resources.
  • Attend, participate in and/or facilitate resident meetings as required.
  • Order and maintain necessary equipment in line with budgetary requirements in conjunction with the Local Manager.Undertake any other duties as reasonably directed by the Local Manager.


Applications must address the 'Qualifications, Knowledge and Requirement' for this role (contained within the attached position description) and are to be submitted online at by 4pm of the closing date. 

For more information, please contact Elena Bran via


Wesley Mission Queensland's Vision is: ‘a compassionate, just and inclusive society for all’. We are committed to EEO, OH&S, Ethical Practices and the principles of Cultural Diversity and are a preferred employer for older workers. Wesley Mission Queensland has been recognised as a GOLD Mental Health First Aid Skilled Workplace by Mental Health First Aid Australia for our strong commitment to embedding the Mental Health First Aid program into our organisation. Successful applicants are expected to abide by the WMQ Code of Conduct. Relevant criminal record checks will be undertaken on recommended applicant. To view our Privacy Policy, please click here. Salary Packaging is available to permanent Staff to enhance remuneration.

Essential Requirements Essential: Must have a current Drivers licence and willingness to drive in the course of work.
Essential: Relevant Qualifications for Leisure and Lifestyle
Essential: Available Mondays and Tuesdays and flexible in working other days for cover
Contact Person Elena BRAN
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Closing Date 18/09/2020
Position Description
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Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm on the closing date.
Please ensure your application is added before this time as we do not accept late applications.