Care Worker

Listed 8 days Ago

  • Care Worker
  • St Andrews, Dunedin
  • Permanent - full-time and part time available
  • $21.84 - 27.43 per hour + overtime/penal rates

The Role

You'll put your practical skills and compassion into supporting residents with everyday activities such as personal care, assistance at mealtimes, and general care duties that make for happier, healthier living at an Enliven home. You will work hard, but there are few jobs that will give you the immense satisfaction of working for people who are grateful for your help and who contribute to an enriching working environment.

Hours: Variety of shifts available, full-time, part-time, and casual available. 

What We Offer

  • Being part of a well-known and highly respected charitable organisation
  • Opportunities to complete National Qualifications - earn while you learn!
  • Joining a team that makes a real difference in people‚Äôs lives
  • Working with a team of passionate people
  • Personal growth and career development opportunities
  • Significant on-the-job training
  • Discounts with local businesses

About You 

The ideal applicant will:

  • Be empathetic, compassionate, and patient
  • Work well in a team
  • Enjoy working alongside older people
  • Be physically fit and strong 
  • Have enthusiasm and a sense of humour
  • Experience in an aged care environment is preferred but not essential as full training will be provided
  • Applicants who hold the National Certificate in Community Support Services, Foundation Skills or Core Competencies Level 3, or the Dementia Limited Credit Programme would have an advantage. Care Workers without formal qualifications will undertake study while working at St Andrews and we will help you with this. 

About Us

Presbyterian Support Otago (PSO) is a Charitable Trust established in 1906. Our Mission is to walk with people across the generations to create together places to live, learn, and thrive. We call out injustice and advocate for positive change. We operate a highly regarded network of 8 care homes across Otago and we provide many other community-based social support programmes.

Our services for older people are provided by Enliven. We create elder-centered communities where older people have companionship, meaningful activity, purpose, and fun in their lives.

Situated on a sunny site in South Dunedin, St Andrews is home to 78 residents supported at hospital, rest home and dementia level care. Our 3-year MOH certification is a testament to our quality of systems, processes, and living & working environments. At PSO, we value integrity, respect, courage, manaaki, and aroha. 

Join the team at St Andrews - To apply click "Apply Now". 

For further information contact Angela Ireland, Manager of St Andrews on 03 455 9881.

Please note applications will be reviewed as they are received, and this job vacancy could close prior to the closing date. 

If you have difficulty applying, please email 

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