Recreational / Diversional Therapist
Summerset
Nelson, Nelson, NZ
3d ago

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Join our Summerset Family now!

Summerset is one of the largest retirement village operators in the country. We are passionate about providing quality services through our Best of Life philosophy.

We are currently looking for a talented Diversional and Recreational Therapist to become part of our team at our Summerset at Village .

This is a part time / fixed term / perm role.

What do we offer?

  • A Job that enables you to make a real difference on senior's lives
  • A friendly and supportive team
  • Professional development opportunities and ongoing support
  • Competitive hourly rates (depends on experience and qualification)
  • The ability to create and deliver recreational programmes that meet the needs of the people in our care
  • Who are we looking for?

  • Someone who can provide meaningful and purposeful recreational programs
  • Someone with a pre-existing passion for Diversional and Recreational Therapy
  • Someone with a good level of human awareness (empathy & compassion)
  • Someone who understand holistic approaches (person centre care)
  • Someone who is enthusiastic, flexible, innovative, creative and resourceful
  • Someone who is self-motivated, respectful, curious, open minded and proactive
  • Someone with good communications skills and strong willingness to learn
  • Someone who is available to work full time.
  • Must Hold a full valid NZ Driver Licence
  • Fully Qualified and License Diversional and Recreational Therapist (Registered DRT). If you don't hold a DRT Licence, or if you are not are not a Qualified DRT, you must be willing to complete the NZQA Certificate in Diversional Therapy
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