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About ARRCSAustralian Regional and Remote Community Services (ARRCS) is not-for-profit aged care and community service provider that provide services including Residential Care, Community Care, NDIS, School Nutrition and Early Learning Childhood programs in the Northern Territory.Our Vision is passionately pursuing new ways to care where people and communities flourish and lead meaningful lives. ARRCS provides regional care and support to people and their communities throughout the Northern Territory from Darwin to Docker River with our purpose is to genuinely connect with the communities we serve, and enable our clients with agency, pride and dignity.Our people are at the centre of our organisation and ensuring we have the right people in the right roles is the key to the success of our Consumer Centered Service Delivery.About the roleA new opportunity has come available to join our Home Care team as the Activities Coordinator. Based in Darwin, this role is being offered on a permanent, full-time basis and will see you working closely with both our clients and their families as you develop and execute an activity schedule to provide both physical and mental health opportunities for our clients.This fun, engaging and rewarding role will ideally suit an experienced activities officer who is wishing to join the Aged Care industry. You will be an organised and proactive person who enjoys working with the elderly and providing mental and physical guidance.  You will be a self-starter who enjoys an autonomous role whilst mentoring, guiding and supporting others to ensure that the delivery of care provided is meeting needs. Benefits of working for usARRCS is the largest Aged Care Provider in the NT - your career can take you all over the NT including Alice Springs, Tennant Creek, Katherine or if you relocate interstate ARRCS are a pathway to Uniting Care QLD.Salary Packaging through CBB (Approx. an additional $200 extra per fortnight in your bank!)Flexible working conditions including working from home optionsAccess to 70,000 Training and Development Courses through our Learning PlatformBenestar Employee Wellbeing & Emotional Support Skills & experienceTo be considered for this role, we ask that you submit your resume, outlining the below requirements:Recent experience as a Lifestyle or Activities Coordinator or Support Worker with preference within the Aged or Disability sector.Demonstrated experience of ability to be creative, compassionate, and supportive in the provision of a quality Activities Program within the Community.Ability to lead Support Workers in the provision of a quality program and one that reflects ARRCS’s vision and mission.Well-developed written, verbal & presentation / communication skills including computer literacy at an intermediate level using Microsoft Word / Excel and other applications.Knowledge of culturally sensitive practice when working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander people and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.Ability to respond and adapt to competing priorities whilst working unsupervised.Empathy with older people, their families, and carers. Before applying, you need to have the following In addition to clinical requirements, all ARRCS employees must meet the below mandatory compliance:Provision of 2 x referencesYou must hold or have lodged a National Police Check within the last 3 months (Apply now via or your preferred site)Provide evidence of Influenza Vaccination and COVID -19 Vaccination including boosters.A current Ochre Card (Working with Children) or NDIS Screening Check. Our staff and volunteers are compassionate and knowledgeable members of the local community, who are committed to providing personalised care and support. More than a service provider, we understand that we are an important part of the regional and remote communities we work in and acknowledge our responsibility to ensure our people are connected to those communities, people and cultures. So why not join our team today to benefit the local community that you work in! ARRCS is committed to engagement with people of all ages, from varying backgrounds, cultures and nationalities and we strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with lived experience of disability, people from CALD and the LGBTQI+ communities to submit their applications. For more information on this role, please refer to the attached position description, or, please contact our Talent Acquisition Team via email: or phone 08 8982 5222.Position Description - Activities Coordinator Home Care AUD Darwin 0800