Health Care Assistants | Willard (casual)

Listed 7 days Ago

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 maintain their independence and make decisions about themselves as part of the Eden Alternative. 

Casual vacancies are available at Willard Home, in Palmerston North. 

Your key responsibilities will be: 

  • Deliver the highest standard of personal cares to every Resident 
  • Support and encourage elders to maintain their independence and make decisions about themselves 
  • Assist and support the activities of daily living in a way that meets the Eden principles and the Domains of Wellbeing 
  • Provide assistance when an emergency occurs 
  • Take instruction and delegation of the Registered Nurse. 
  • Ensure resident’s needs are attended to effectively and in a timely manner 

What’s in it for you? 

As a learning organisation, you will be provided with full training and support in your role. Enliven may facilitate you gaining a qualification in Health and Wellbeing through Career Force! 

You will also have the opportunity to be part of a not for profit service specialising in the support of older people. Enliven offers staff a supportive environment, ongoing education and career opportunities. 

About Us 

Enliven is a not-for-profit service providing aged residential care to older people in the lower half of the North Island. We believe older people should remain connected to their community and live stimulating and fulfilling lives. All our homes embrace an elder-directed model of care called the Eden Alternative. 

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 sense of humour. You will share our values of empathy, compassion, and respect. 

A commitment to Enliven’s Eden philosophy of care is a key component of this role. 

In addition, you will have: 

  • Careerforce Level 2 Health and Wellbeing Certificate or working towards one 
  • Minimum of 1 years’ aged care in New Zealand Ability to work in a team environment 
  • Medication competency is required
  • Good written and documentation skills 
  • Basic computer skills 

How to Apply: 


To discuss the role or for more information, get in touch at or contact Christine Tester on 027 574 0350 

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 10 March 2021

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