Caregiver - Level 4 x 2
Tauranga, New Zealand
5d ago

About us

Metlifecare The Avenues is a sophisticated retirement village and state of the art care home, located only minutes from the heart of Tauranga's retail and commercial centre.

At The Avenues, we're passionate about enabling people to get the very most out of their retirement; and we're just as committed to helping our team get the most out of their careers.

About the role

The friendly care team are on the look-out for two experienced Caregivers to join them in our busy care home, providing first class care and services to our residents.

On offer are two part time opportunities, working 32 hours per week. Flexibility to work a variety of shifts is essential, including nights and weekends.

Skills and experience required

You will have previous experience as a Caregiver for the elderly and a Careerforce Level 4 or equivalent qualification will be advantageous including dementia modules.

You will also have a large capacity for kindness and caring together with a bright, breezy attitude and "can-do, will-do" team focus.

  • You will appreciate how important this position is in delivering an outstanding service to our residents, so you will have empathy for the older person;
  • excellent written and spoken English with the ability to communicate in a clear, considerate fashion with both staff and residents;
  • and an industrious, diligent approach to ensuring that the job is done to the highest standards.

    You will have experience as a shift leader, minimum 2 years experience. You will have medication administration skills and safe moving and handling skills.


    Coupled with maintaining the highest standards of resident care in a supportive team environment, we offer professional development pathways and career progression opportunities, as well as a competitive hourly rate and allowances which reflect your skills and experience.

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