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Wellbeing & Lifestyle Coordinator - Kyogle

Apply now Job no: 493865
Work type: Full time
Location: Kyogle
Categories: Wellbeing & Lifestyle

You are experienced and creative with ideas and energy, comfortable with technology and with a growth mindset for innovative resident engagement.

Designing, planning and evaluating a wide range of activities and programs, catering to a diverse population of seniors. Strong ability to collaborate with, and lead an established Wellbeing & Lifestyle team, who have a long track record of creative engagement with their residents.

As the Wellbeing and Lifestyle Co-ordinator and as part of the leadership team for Whiddon Kyogle, your drive for excellence will be seen in every interaction, always ensuring you lead from the front. Making every moment meaningful and showing your team the importance of relationships, resident interactions and participation as well as a holistic approach to care.

Your entire day is to “Enrich the lives of those we care for and make a real difference” and what better way, than through meaningful activity and our teams interactions.

As the Wellbeing and Lifestyle Coordinator, your written and verbal communication skills are impeccable, and you understand the importance of engaging with individuals at all levels. You have a true passion for people, be it your team, our residents or your leaders and you strive to deliver a wellbeing program that supports our residents as well as additional home care clients and independent living residents.

Whiddon has a relationship-based care approach to delivering all clinical and wellbeing services. Focusing on relationship building and understanding our residents’ lives, lived experience, passions, hobbies and interests. We strive to meet our clients’ emotional, social and clinical needs articulated through our MyLife model of care wellbeing outcomes. This is a unique way of applying your talents to promote the emotional and physical wellbeing of residents to maintain their independence and mobility. This really is your opportunity to make a real difference and have a meaningful impact on the wellbeing of our residents.

We are a not-for-profit organisation, but more importantly, we are like one big family and treat each of our residents, families, and team members with the same levels of passion, care, and respect.

We are hoping you will join our fantastic Whiddon family at Kyogle on a permanent full-time basis. Candidates must be available to start immediately.

Candidates must have Certificate IV or Diploma in Leisure and Health and additional qualification in dementia specific care or extensive experience would be preferred to be successful in this position. A bus driving license or willingness to undertake this training is required.


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! (Permanent employees)
    • 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
  • 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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