Diversional Therapist

Listed 13 days Ago
Heritage Lifecare Ltd

An exciting opportunity to join our dedicated team as a Permanent Full-Time Diversional Therapist has arisen at Clutha Views Lifecare, Balclutha.

We are Heritage

At Heritage Lifecare, we provide residential aged care services and facilities throughout New Zealand to over 2,500 people.  As a trusted aged care provider, our successful growth has stemmed from the ability to nurture and grow environments that feel like home – promoting inclusion, interaction and strong community values. Respecting individuals, both residents and staff, is the foundation stone on which Heritage Lifecare has been built.

Why work anywhere else

Clutha Views Lifecare is a 72-bed care home and hospital with an 8-unit village. We are located in the picturesque South Otago town of Balclutha, which is a great place to work, live and raise a family. You can escape the city, whilst only being an hour away from Dunedin. It’s an attractive lifestyle, with beautiful nearby lakes, ski fields, scenic coastal routes, affordable housing, and many great amenities -including schools and recreational facilities. Why would you want to work anywhere else?

The Opportunity

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a special person to be part our dedicated team on a full time basis, helping our residents at Clutha Views Lifecare enjoy a better everyday. We only want the best for our clients and our vision and passion is to ensure our residents have interesting and varied activities offered to them in their daily life. This is an opportunity to work in an environment where career pathways and positive work ethics are important.

We are seeking:

  • A bubbly, enthusiastic and creative person
  • Previous experience is preferred
  • Someone who can think outside the square
  • Multi task, plan and work independently
  • Organise and run a program which meets the spiritual, mental and emotional needs of our residents
  • Excellent documentation
  • Very good interpersonal and communication skills
  • First Aid Certificate
  • Full drivers licence
  • Current Diversional Therapy Qualification is preferred
  • Availability for shift-work (AM, PM, Night and Weekend) 

If you want to work for one of New Zealand’s largest and most progressive aged care employers, we would like to hear from you.

We review applications once received. Hence, interviews could take place before the closing date of this advertisement. If this role appeals to you, we would like to hear from you as soon as possible to increase your chance of an interview.

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