Health Care Assistant - Willard Home

Listed 18 days Ago

Healthcare Assistant - Willard Home - Palmerston North - Casual and Part Time

  • Fixed roster giving work/life balance 
  • Training and development – gain qualifications while you work 
  • Staff well-being activities - we take care of you while you take care of our residents

Mō mātou - About us  

Our Enliven services create age-friendly communities where people are happy and thrive, regardless of their age or ability. Our homes and villages are places where older people have companionship, choice, variety, fun, meaningful activity and a sense of purpose. 

The residents of Willard Home tell us they love the friendly, vibrant and family-focused atmosphere. Of course, they love the beautiful views too. 

 Mō te tūranga  - About the role 

As a Health Care Assistant, you will be responsible for providing support to our residents in their daily living and social requirements. You will also encourage residents to maintain their independence and make decisions for themselves. Your key responsibilities will be: 

  • Deliver the highest standard of personalised care to every Resident  
  • Support and encourage residents to maintain their independence and make decisions for themselves 
  • Assist and support the activities of daily living in a way that meets the Eden principles and the Domains of Wellbeing 
  • Take instruction and tasks from the Registered Nurse
  • Ensure resident’s needs are attended to effectively and in a timely manner 

There are casual and part time roles to be filled, with a variaty of shifts (AM, PM and Nightshift) available. We work with a fixed roster so you can plan ahead but the ability to offer some flexibility to pick up additional shifts, to provide cover in the home is always welcomed.  So get in touch and have a chat with us, we'd love to hear from you!

Mō koe - About You 

As well as a passion for the wellbeing of older people, you will be enthusiastic but patient and well organised with great interpersonal skills and a sense of humour. You will share our values of empathy, compassion, and respect. In addition, you will have:  

  • Minimum of Careerforce Level 2 Health and Wellbeing Certificate or above.
  • Previous experience in aged care or other healthcare assistant or support worker role
  • Ability to be an active member of a team environment
  • Good verbal communication and documentation skills  
  • Basic computer skills 

 What’s in it for me? 

Whilst working with Enliven you will be given the opportunity and support to gain nationally recognised qualifications in Health and Wellbeing and to be part of a committed team delivering high quality care to our residents.

  • A progressive pay scale that recognises your qualifications $23.38 - $29.10 per hour, based on skills & experience  
  • Opportunities for additional training for career advancement into positions of responsibility
  • Smart uniforms provided, with various aspects of attire available to suit your style – you choose the colour! 
  • Working in a team in a peer supported environment. 
  • Staff Wellbeing initiatives focused on a different aspect of personal health and wellbeing
  • Access to discounted healthcare cover and free counselling services for all staff
  • Ability to work a roster that enables you to manage work/life balance.
  • Training to achieve qualifications while you work and on-going support to thrive in your role

Come and find out more about our Home and why our teams enjoy working as part of the Enliven family!

To discuss the role or for more information, get in touch with Christine Tester 06 357 6959 or email at 

Please note: please apply only if you have the legal right to work in New Zealand 

As a healthcare provider, Enliven operates a ‘Smoke Free’ policy onsite. 

Applications close 12th March 2024.

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