Diversional Therapist

Diversional Therapists plan, design, coordinate and implement recreation and leisure-based activity programs to support, challenge and enhance the psychological, spiritual, social, emotional and physical wellbeing of individuals.
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$1018 per week
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    Moderate

    Overview

    Diversional Therapists plan, design, coordinate and implement recreation and leisure-based activity programs to support, challenge and enhance the psychological, spiritual, social, emotional and physical wellbeing of individuals.

    Day-to-day

    • planning and implementing leisure activity programs for individuals in health care and in the community to assist in their social development, and promote their sense of wellbeing
    • identifying individual needs through task analysis
    • evaluating and assessing clients' levels of abilities, interests, needs, strengths and weaknesses, and their ability to carry out a range of tasks and interact with others
    • maintaining a knowledge of resources available within a facility and within the community
    • organising leisure and recreational events
    • assisting with training and supervising volunteers and staff
    • providing information on available support resources within the local community
    • encouraging and supporting clients to take part in activities suited to their particular needs and interests
    • adapting programs to suit individual clients' needs, interests, skills and abilities.

    Considerations

    • Stressful

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