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Wellbeing & Lifestyle Manager - Redhead

Apply now Job no: 493826
Work type: Full time
Location: Redhead
Categories: Wellbeing & Lifestyle

You are passionate about wellbeing and experienced in leading and supporting teams to achieve high-quality offerings. Your strong collaborative skills will be essential when working with the Quality, Clinical, Support Services, Wellbeing Team, amongst others, as we focus on enriching the lives of those we care for and making a real difference.

Leveraging your technical skills and compliant mindset, you will participate in yearly accreditations, ensuring all documentation, such as care plans, wellbeing and lifestyle evaluations and assessments are completed properly.

As the Wellbeing and Lifestyle Manager and part of the leadership team for Whiddon Redhead, your drive for excellence will be evident in every interaction. You will lead from the front, making every moment meaningful and demonstrating to your team the importance of relationships, resident interactions, participation, and a holistic approach to care.

Whiddon has a relationship-based care approach to delivering all clinical and wellbeing services, focusing on relationship building and understanding our residents’ lives, experiences, passions, hobbies, and interests. We strive to meet our residents’ emotional, social, and clinical needs through our MyLife model of care.

We are a not-for-profit organisation, but more importantly, we are like one big family, treating each of our residents, families, and team members with passion, care, and respect. We are hoping you will join our fantastic Whiddon family at Redhead on a permanent full-time basis.

Candidates must have Certificate IV or Diploma in Leisure and Health; experience leading a team and experience working with people with dementia (preferably in an Aged Care environment). Additional qualification in dementia-specific care or extensive experience are  preferred.


Whiddon offer the opportunity for employees to make positive and meaningful impact on residents and clients in their roles. With our resident focused approach to care employees are provided with the opportunity to develop strong relationships and friendships.

In addition to the opportunity to genuinely make a difference in your role, Whiddon offer a competitive package with all the elements that you would expect and more:

  • Salary Packaging options so you can keep more of your pay. Did you know that by salary packaging, you can increase your hourly rate by more than $2? (obtaining financial advice is recommended) This is how:
    • Up to $611.53 per fortnight to pay your mortgage, rent, school fees, etc.
    • Up to $101.92 per fortnight to pay entertainment activities like cafes, restaurants, etc.
  • Leave entitlements so you can rest, recuperate and take care of your loved ones!
    • 5 weeks Annual Leave (or the option to cash out Annual Leave)
    • Long Service Leave after 5 years
    • 12 weeks paid Parental Leave
    • Up to 3 days paid community service leave each year
    • Up to 4 days paid compassionate leave
  • Work/life balance. Options to work morning, afternoon or night shifts
  • Learning, learning, learning. Leadership courses for all levels of leaders, education resources and more!
  • Get recognised for your great work! On the spot recognition, Every Day Heroes, Annual Awards night and more.
  • Employee Referral Program. Earn bonuses for inviting your friends to work
  • Employee Assistance Program for when you need extra support
  • Locations across NSW and QLD. If you need to relocate or wish to transfer between our Homes


To apply for this position, please submit a copy of your resume addressing the above criteria. To find out more about this position and the benefits of a career at Whiddon then visit our website https://www.whiddon.com.au/careers/  

Please note all successful candidates are required to provide evidence of NDIS Workers Check.


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