Casual Driver - Selwyn Bureau
The Selwyn Foundation
Grafton, NZ
3d ago
  • Community-based role in the aged care industry
  • Friendly, supportive working environment
  • Casual / flexible hours - make your job fit around your lifestyle
  • Selwyn Bureau is seeking competent and experienced drivers to transport people from their homes in the Auckland area to various activities / outings in the community, and to our dementia day programmes within Auckland.

    It is imperative that a driver be very patient, sensible and open to learning about working with people with dementia.

    If you would like to join the Bureau team on a casual basis or would like to work according to your availability, then look no further! We have various part-time shifts available throughout the day to work between 8am to 5pm.

    The shifts are during the week and weekends, so flexibility and reliability are essential.

    The benefit of working on a casual basis is that you get to pick the hours you are available to work. Make your job fit around your lifestyle.

    Specific duties include :

  • Assisting clients into and out of the vehicles
  • Driving them in safety and comfort to their destination and back to their homes
  • Ensuring they are comfortable and happy on their trip
  • Cleaning and maintaining the vehicles regularly and making sure they are well presented
  • Maintaining a logbook of vehicle use
  • Other requirements include :

  • A clean FULL New Zealand vehicle license
  • Good knowledge of Auckland roads
  • The skill and ability to drive gently and steadily for the sake of the passengers
  • Good English skills : good at listening and talking with clients
  • A high standard of personal presentation and hygiene
  • An empathetic and caring nature, being thoughtful and patient with older people
  • We are looking for people who are team players, with a positive attitude and a passion for working with the elderly. So if you have these attributes and proven experience as a very good driver, we are keen to hear from you.

    In return, we offer competitive pay and a friendly, supportive working environment. This is your opportunity to join a growing organisation and make a real difference!

    The Selwyn Foundation is one of New Zealand's largest charitable provider of services to people over 65. For over 60 years, we have provided a high-quality continuum of care to our residents.

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