Caregiver

Listed 11 days Ago
Heritage Lifecare Ltd
Healthcare

 About this role / Mō tēnei tūranga mahi

  • Permanent full-time position
  • PM'S and Weekend shifts
  • Competitive hourly rate $23.61 - $29.10 
  • Brookhaven Retirement Village is located in the suburb of Woolston in Christchurch

As a Caregiver at Brookhaven Retirement Village, no two days will be the same, but you can be certain that each day you will leave work feeling fulfilled knowing that you’ve made a big difference in somebody else’s day. The work can be challenging, but it is also meaningful and rewarding, and your supportive and welcoming team will become your second family. 

As a Caregiver, you will use your skills to:

  • Work together in a team to provide a safe, caring, and supportive environment for our residents.
  • Follow individual resident care plans.
  • Form lasting relationships with residents and their whanāu | family.
  • Adapt and support your wider team members to create a great team environment.

 Skills & Experience / He pūkenga tou

  • A great team spirit with empathy and drive to make a difference in the lives of others.
  • Good communication skills and the ability to clearly communicate with residents, their families and your team members.
  • Be familiar with computers and have the ability to learn new systems.
  • Minimum of 3 years' caregiving experience or a relevant NZQA level 4 qualification and Dementia care experience. 
  • Health & Wellbeing or overseas nursing qualifications would be beneficial but not essential as on-the-job training will be provided. 
  • Understanding of Nga Paerewa sectors standards and applying the Treaty of Waitangi standards in the workplace. 

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

  • The opportunity to work within a progressive environment and 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.
  • Focus on your professional development and career progression, providing a variety of development opportunities and support to complete qualifications.
  • Rewarded with knowing that you have made a change in the life of someone else that has made their day better.

  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. 

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. You will be required to upload an up to date Resume. 

We encourage candidates of all backgrounds to apply. We welcome diversity and the different perspectives such diversity brings to our work.

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

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.

Applications for this role will take you to the advertisers site.