Recreation Coordinator | Levin

Listed 12 days Ago

  • Enjoy enriching the day to day lives of our residents 
  • Gain on-going training and qualifications while you work
  • Benefit from our staff well-being package

Benefits – what’s in it for me?

Enliven Home for War Veterans offers a compassionate environment where upskilling and training are highly valued. We support our staff in gaining nationally recognised qualifications through paid study days and workshops.

You will also enjoy:

  • Annual staff Wellbeing calendar, with each month focusing on a different aspect of health and wellbeing 
  • Free flu vaccinations as part of Enliven’s wellbeing programme
  • Certainty in your hours – set rosters with opportunities to be flexible where needed
  • Free carparking on site
  • Progressive pay steps that recognise your qualifications 

About the role

As a Recreation Coordinator, you will be responsible for planning and facilitating individual resident’s recreation plan and recreation programme for Enliven residential. This involves running daily activities with staff and volunteers, planning the social calendar for the home and supporting our residents to pursue their interests.  You will also encourage residents to maintain their independence, learn new skills and maintain connections with their community.

This is an ideal opportunity for you to give back to your community and spend time with our residents who have done exactly that in their lifetime!

The role is based at Levin Home for War Veterans in Levin and will be working a variety of 5 hour days between Monday – Sunday (1000-1500), perfect for those wanting to balance work with the school run and/or looking for meaningful work that they can get involved with on a part time basis.  We can be flexible with what days suit you and so if you are interested in talking more about what will work for you, please get in touch with us.

Skills and Experience 

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. 

In addition, you will have: 

  • A qualification in Diversional Therapy (or working towards one) 
  • Minimum of 1 years’ experience in a customer-facing role
  • Minimum of 1 years’ experience in administration 
  • Full, clean New Zealand driver’s license
  • Covid 19 vaccination certificate

About Us

PSC is a not for profit organisation and a charity incorporated under the Charitable Trusts Act 1957. While we operate as a separate entity to the Presbyterian Church, our name, Enliven, is a celebration of our beginnings, our heritage and the values we share. we welcome multi cultural staff from any spiritual background to join our wider whanau. 

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. 

How to apply:


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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  24th December 2021.

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