Find the right job

Activities Officer Jobs in Australia

Description

Alternative Title:

  • Recreational Therapist

Plans, designs, coordinates and implements recreation and leisure-based activity programs to support, challenge and enhance the psychological, spiritual, social, emotional and physical wellbeing of individuals. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skill Level: 3

Specialisations:

  • Activities Coordinator
  • Diversional Therapist

Unit Group 4113: Diversional Therapists

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.

Indicative Skill Level:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

In Australia:

  • AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

In New Zealand:

  • NZQF Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Registration or licensing may be required.

Tasks Include:

  • 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

Occupations in this unit group

Activities Officer: Work and Live in Australia
- Get Your Skills Assessed for Skilled Migration Today!

Activities officer, are you dreaming of a new life in Australia? Turn your dream into reality with our expert services! 

A comprehensive skills assessment is crucial for qualifying for Australia’s skilled migration visas, including points-tested visas, employer-sponsored visas, and graduate migrant visas.

Our experienced professionals will guide you through every step, ensuring you maximise your chances of success. Don’t wait—take the first step towards your Australian dream today!

Get my assessment

Book a Visa Consultation

Activities officer, book your migration consultation today and take the first step towards your dream life in Australia. Our registered migration agents are ready to guide you every step of the way.

Book a Visa Consultation

Getting ready to apply for a visa?

Don't risk; get professional help. Book a Consultation