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Caregiver - Wellington

The Selwyn Foundation

  • Excellent hourly rates
  • 10 month Fixed term role with pm shifts
  • Be a part of a supportive and friendly team in a close-knit retirement village environment
  • Conveniently located in Karori, 10 minutes' drive from Wellington CBD

About the role:

We are seeking an experienced Caregiver to join the friendly team at Sprott House in Karori, Wellington.

This is a 10-month Fixed-Term contract working 5 days per week as below:

Friday to Monday 3-11 pm and Tuesday 4-10 pm

As a Caregiver you will be responsible for providing residents with safe care and daily support in accordance with individual care plans, ensuring their needs are met with patience, understanding, dignity and respect. Your tasks will cover personal hygiene care, assisting at meal times and cleaning duties.

To be successful in this role you will need to have:

  • A minimum of 12 months' NZ working experience - ideally in aged care
  • Eligibility to work in NZ permanently
  • Level 2-4 NZ Health and Wellbeing qualification
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to build and maintain relationships
  • An outgoing personality with a positive attitude
  • Empathetic and caring nature
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • A team player with the ability to work collaboratively with others

Set in just over three quarters of a hectare of mature gardens in the residential heart of Karori, Sprott House comprises of 13 independent living villas, a 73-room care facility (rest home and hospital) and a purpose-built, dedicated secure dementia care unit for 24 people.

If you are looking for your next opportunity and believe, you have the right skills and attributes to make a difference, apply now!

Applications close: 14 May 2021

Reference: 5444810
Location: Karori, Wellington
Listed: 09 April 2021

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