Activities Coordinator

Listed 115 days Ago
Heritage Lifecare Ltd

 About this role / Mō tēnei tūranga mahi

At Heritage Lifecare, we put our people first, working together to nurture your success in a working environment that fits in with life. 

  • Hodgson House Lifecare and Village located in sunny Tauranga, Bay of Plenty
  • Permanent part time 
  • 20 Hours Per week

As an Activities Coordinator you will ensure residents have opportunities to be involved in interesting and varied activities offered to them daily that meet their physical, cognitive, social, spiritual and emotional needs, and encourage community involvement. This is a truly rewarding opportunity that will bring a difference in the lives of others.

You will have a bubbly and enthusiastic personality and will genuinely enjoy working alongside our residents to ensure they are engaged in different activities that suit their interests and needs. You will enjoy using your creativity and ‘outside of the box’ ideas to come up with new opportunities and activities.

  Skills & Experience / He pūkenga tou

  • An experienced activities assistant would also be considered for this role.
  • Previous experience within psychogeriatric and dementia would be an advantage.
  • Good verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Strong time management and prioritizing skills, with the ability to multitask.
  • The ability to lead a team of others and work cohesively within a team environment.
  • Current Full Driver's License, and confidence to drive a van.
  • Understanding of Nga Paerewa sectors standards and applying the Treaty of Waitangi standards in the workplace. 

Due to the nature of the services, we provide, you must have flexible availability to work Mornings, afternoons and Weekend shifts as required.

 What we offer our employees / Ngā mea e tukuna ana e tātau

  • The opportunity to work within a progressive environment with an organization that has a solid focus to ensure the delivery of respectful and caring services that is safe for residents and staff.
  • Collaborative and inclusive working environment with approachable and supportive management.
  • $23.15 - $28.25 per hour dependent on skills and experience 
  • Overtime at time and a half | $1.10 weekend allowance
  • Career development opportunities 

 Welcome to Heritage Lifecare / Nau mai haere mai ki Heritage Lifecare

Heritage Lifecare is a trusted aged care provider to over 2,500 people, providing residential aged care services and care homes throughout New Zealand. We are driven to nurture and grow environments that feel like home by promoting inclusion, interaction, and strong community values. 

Hodgson House Lifecare & Village, a 65-bed Care Home and Hospital, with a 27-unit Village based in Tauranga. Work among a highly skilled multitalented team dedicated to providing the best care for our residents.  

We recognise the Treaty of Waitangi and its importance to Māori and how it applies to the work at Heritage Lifecare. This includes adhering to the concepts of whanaungatanga, whakapapa and manaakitanga when dealing with people to foster an environment where people can work together with ease and understanding.

Our team is built on the foundation of respecting individuals, both residents and staff. We pride ourselves on creating a ‘Better every day – everyday’ for our residents.

 How to Apply / Tono mai 

Please submit an online application by selecting the ‘Apply’ link.  You will be taken to our online application platform to complete an easy online application.  

We will be reviewing applications as they are received and progressing to interview quickly. We reserve the right to close advertising early if roles are filled during the advertising period.

Applicants must have the legal right to work in New Zealand. Following NZ Immigration requirements, we must first consider candidates that already hold the right to work in NZ for this role. Therefore, we may be unable to support a visa application for this role.

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