Caregivers
Heritage Lifecare
Wairoa, Hawkes Bay, NZ
4d ago
  • Part Time
  • Application Closes 29 Nov 2020
  • Hawkes Bay - Wairoa
  • Healthcare Support Worker
  • An exciting opportunity to join our dedicated team as Casual Caregivers has arisen at Glengarry Lifecare, Wairoa.

    We are Heritage

    At Heritage Lifecare, we provide residential aged care services and facilities throughout New Zealand to over 2,500 people.

    As a trusted aged care provider, our successful growth has stemmed from the ability to nurture and grow environments that feel like home promoting inclusion, interaction and strong community values.

    Respecting individuals, both residents and staff, is the foundation stone on which Heritage Lifecare has been built.

    Why work anywhere else?

    Glengarry Lifecare is a 41-bed care home, hospital and dementia care facility, located in the sunny Hawke’s Bay town of Wairoa.

    The region has stunning scenery, beaches, tramping, fishing and the beautiful Lake Waikaremoana - making it a great place to work, live and raise a family.

    Join a great rural community and experience few traffic woes, affordable housing, rockets launching into space, and many good amenities - including shops and schools.

    Why would you want to work anywhere else?

    The Opportunity

    Our Caregivers are responsible for helping our residents at Glengarry Lifecare enjoy a better everyday. We only want the best for our clients and are seeking a caring, empathetic professional.

    This is an opportunity to work in an environment where career pathways and positive work ethics are important.

    Applicants should have the following :

  • Aged care experience as well has ideally prior dementia care experience
  • Be medication competent, via Medimap system
  • Be able to work independently while being part of a team
  • Be hoist and manual competent
  • Have a current First Aid Certificate
  • Eligibility to work in NZ
  • Understanding the needs of our Elders and delivering service excellence
  • A fun-loving personality with a positive attitude
  • Empathetic and caring nature
  • Demonstrates accepted documentation standards and actively contributes to care planning
  • Participates in the orientation and preceptor ship of care / support staff
  • Participates in Internal Compliance Audits
  • Demonstrates positive and effective leadership in their role
  • Must be available for AM, PM, weekend and night shifts
  • If you want to work for one of New Zealand’s largest and most progressive aged care employers, we would like to hear from you.

    We review applications once received, and hence interviews may be held before the closing date of this advertisement. If you are interested in the role, we would like to hear from you as soon as possible to increase your chances of an interview.

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