Caregiver | George Manning | Christchurch
Heritage Lifecare
Christchurch, Canterbury, NZ
4d ago
  • Full Time
  • Application Closes 05 Sep 2022
  • Canterbury - Christchurch City
  • Healthcare Support Worker
  • Heritage Lifecare has a rewarding opportunity available for two (2), permanent full-time Caregivers to join our team at George Manning Lifecare & Village, in Christchurch.

    The Position

    As a Caregiver at George Manning Lifecare & Village, no two days will be the same, but you can be certain that each day you will leave work feeling fulfilled knowing that you’ve made a big difference in somebody else’s day.

    The work can be challenging, but it is also meaningful and rewarding, and your supportive and welcoming team will become your second family.

    As a Caregiver, you will use your skills to :

  • Work together in a team to provide a safe, caring, and supportive environment for our residents
  • Follow individual resident care plans
  • Form lasting relationships with residents and their whanāu family
  • Adapt and support your wider team members to create a great team environment
  • Within this role, you will work AM, PM and weekend shifts, on a rotating roster.

    Benefits at Heritage

  • We’re a firm believer in putting our people first, working together to nurture your success in an environment that fits in with life.
  • Enjoy a collaborative and inclusive culture, where everyone is welcome
  • $22.49 - $28.25 per hour
  • Heritage Lifecare has a genuine focus on your career growth, and provides a variety of development opportunities and support to complete qualifications
  • Opportunity to take part in our organisation-wide Awards
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Program that offers legal advisors, career consultants, counsellors and psychologists free of charge
  • Be rewarded by knowing that you have made a change in the life of someone else that has made their day better.
  • Your Skills & Experience

    To apply for this role, you will need to bring :

  • A great team spirit with empathy and drive to make a difference in the lives of others
  • Good communication skills and the ability to clearly communicate with residents, their families and team members
  • Be familiar with computers and have the ability to learn new systems
  • NZQA Level 2 Certificate in Health and Wellbeing or above, or an equivalent New Zealand or an equivalent overseas qualification (e.
  • g. Bachelor of Nursing, Diploma in Nursing)

  • Experience within Aged Care would be desirable, but not essential
  • About Heritage Lifecare

    At Heritage, we have 43 Care Homes and Villages spanning across the length of New Zealand, and we pride ourselves on offering Aged Care to all New Zealanders from the smallest provinces to the larger cities.

    Providing a warm home to over 2200 residents and with a team of 2500 dedicated and caring staff, we strive to create an atmosphere where everyone feels at home, is part of our family and is free to be themselves.

    George Manning Lifecare is an 88-bed care home and hospital with a 35-unit village. We are located centrally in Christchurch, in the popular suburb of Spreydon.

    The Christchurch area has stunning scenery, with beautiful beaches, mountains, bike trails, and walkways making it a great place to work and live.

    It’s an attractive lifestyle with affordable housing in welcoming communities, and many great amenities - including a university, boutique cafes and schools.

    Why would you want to work anywhere else?

    To Apply

    Please submit an online application by selecting the 'Apply' button. You will be asked to upload your resume and answer a short online application form.

    Applications will be reviewed and progressed to interview quickly. We reserve the right to close advertising early if the position is filled during the advertising period.

    Heritage Lifecare encourages candidates of all backgrounds to apply. We welcome diversity and the different perspectives such diversity brings to our work.

    Due to the nature of our work, when requested, you must be able to provide proof of your full vaccination against COVID-19, as mandated by the government.

    Following NZ Immigration requirements, we must first consider candidates that already hold the right to work in New Zealand for this role.

    Therefore, we may not be able to support a visa application for this role.

  • Caregiver-PD.pdf
  • Full Time
  • Application Closes 05 Sep 2022
  • Canterbury - Christchurch City
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