Activities Assistant (part
The Selwyn Fundation
Whangarei, New Zealand
5d ago

We have a wonderful opportunity to join a warm, active, supportive community in our lovely Selwyn Park village - housed just 7 kilometers from the Whangarei city centre.

Selwyn Park village in Whangarei is seeing a part-time Activities Assistant.

In this role you will enhance the quality of life of our residents, ensuring support, while providing a balanced and varied programme of activities and entertainment.

Required to assist with rest home, hospital and dementia level residents you will be flexible to work in all areas. Your role will primarily support the Diversional Therapist to help with the implementation of programmes while meeting the resident's needs.

At times you may be required to transport residents to / from trips. The role will also require you to provide assistance with personal care when required, so flexibility is key!

This position is working 35 hours per fortnight :

Week 1 Friday to Sunday 0900-1700

Week 2 : Friday to Saturday 0900-1700

To be considered for this role, you must have :

  • Previous NZ experience in planning and coordinating group activities
  • Empathy for the elderly
  • The ability to motivate, encourage and understand the varied needs of our residents
  • A creative and 'fun' personality as well as being mature, sensible and cooperative
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Selwyn Park Village, Whangarei, is set in park-like grounds seven kilometres from Whangarei city centre and is surrounded by grasslands, with mature trees and a native bush backdrop

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