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Do you have a position for qualified Diversional Therapist (Assoc Deg/ Degree Health Science Qualified) or Leisure & Health staff (min qualification Cert IV Leisure & Hlth or Comm Services Lifestyle & Leisure)? Reach DRTA Members first – give DRTA Members preference! Remember all DRTA Full Members undertake 15 points of Professional Development each year and demonstrate their passion for their career by joining their professional body and keeping their practice updated!

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Only $400 for 12 months unlimited advertising. Available to health organisations only, not available to recruitment agencies, etc.  All advertisements are subject to space limitations, use links to give full information. All advertisements are subject to DRTA approval and DRTA does not guarantee to accept all requests for advertisements.

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Current Positions Vacant

23/12/2020 Training and Customer Support Manager (QLD)

Silver Memories, the 24 hour nostalgia radio service for aged care, is seeking a qualified Diversional Therapist/Lifestyle Co-ordinator for the role of Silver Memories Training and Customer support Manager. The position is permanent part time (3 days a week) and involves conducting training sessions for aged care staff (in person or remotely) about the benefits of Silver Memories as a Reminiscence Therapy. The role also involves the creation of reminiscence resources for use in conjunction with the broadcasts and customer support.

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22/10/2019 Diversional Therapist Position (NSW)

Charingfield is seeking a diversional therapist to manage the day to day resident lifestyle programs. The position is part time with the days worked being negotiable.

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08/10/2019 Lifestyle Officer Position (QLD)

Opal Leamington is seeking a passionate Lifestyle Officer for a full time position at our 94 bed home on the Gold Coast. As part of this role, you will support the Lifestyle Coordinator, lead and develop quality activities for residents and work as part of a wider multidisciplinary team.

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22/09/2019 Dementia Centre Consultant Position (NSW)

HammondCare is looking for a Consultant for our Dementia Centre in Greenwich, NSW. The role is a fixed-term full-time opportunity, which involves providing knowledge, skill and advice on matters relating to excellent dementia care in both clinical and non-clinical matters. No two days are the same and the job will enable you to work with varied stakeholders, through different mediums and at different locations.

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25/08/2019 Leisure and Health Trainer/ Assessor Position (VIC)

Skills Training Australia is looking for innovative and experienced trainers and assessors who have current experience and knowledge of the Leisure and Health industry and can deliver the Certificate IV in Leisure and Health and the Diploma of Leisure and Health. We are looking for an assessor to work from an offsite location in the Westmeadows, Victoria, area, on Wednesdays and Fridays. There may also be opportunity to work at our CBD campus.

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19/08/2019 Lifestyle Coordinator Position (NSW)

Opal Austral House in North Manly is currently seeking an experienced and passionate Lifestyle Coordinator to join their friendly and supportive team on a permanent full time basis. Conveniently located in North manly, Opal Austral House is a small 35 bed, female only, dementia specific home.

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13/08/2019 Contract Trainer & Assessor Position (QLD)

Australis College is experiencing exciting growth and we are searching for a bright, enthusiastic and motivated person with industry currency to be responsible for the delivery and assessment of the Certificate IV and Diploma of Leisure and Health courses. The functions include assessing the practical application of skills using the live classroom function in the learning management system, marking assessments online, mentoring students through their training and adhering to compliance standards.

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05/08/2019 Leisure & Recreation Officer/Therapist Position (VIC)

Alfred Health is looking for an enthusiastic, dynamic and skilled Recreation Officer to provide opportunities to maximise participation for patients within our Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) Rehabilitation Centre. This position is a part time permanent role that will require work across some evening and weekend shifts. Access to regular clinical supervision and opportunities for professional development are also provided by Alfred Health’s ABI Service.

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02/07/2019 Lifestyle Coordinator Position (NSW)

Opal Springwood is seeking an experienced Lifestyle Coordinator to join our team at the brand new 140 bed residential aged care home, due to open in August 2019. The beautifully designed home will include generous accommodation options, luxurious indoor and outdoor communal areas, lifestyle programs, an on-site café and a hairdressing salon. There will also be a specialist memory support wing and memory garden for residents to enjoy with family and friends.

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Have a question? Contact the DRTA office (02) 9887 5035

Christadelphian Aged Care is a respected and trusted not for profit aged care provider.  We are seeking to recruit 2 Full Time Diversional Therapists for our facilities at North Parramatta and Padstow.  

You will be responsible for the organisation and delivery of a person centred Leisure & Lifestyle program for each client which includes the design, facilitation and evaluation  of a broad range of activity programs (individual and group). The role includes a large degree of "on the floor" care with our residents.