Recreation Officer | Feilding

Listed 13 days Ago

 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 the Role

As a Recreation Officer, 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 maintain their independence, learn new skills and maintain connections with their community as part of the Eden Alternative. 

The role is 42 hours per fortnight:

week one | Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday 1030-1700

week two | Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 1030-1700

What’s in it for you?

As a learning organisation, you will be provided with full training and support in your role. Enliven may even 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 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 2 years experience in aged care in New Zealand 

· Excellent communication skills

· Good written and documentation skills 

· Basic computer skills

How to Apply:

For more information or to apply, please visit 

To discuss the role or for more information, contact Stephen Prabhakaran on  06 954 0050 or get in touch 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 15 July 2020

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