Caregiver | Stratford

Listed 8 days Ago
Heritage Lifecare Ltd

Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role

Heritage Lifecare has rewarding opportunities available for Two (2) positions on a Casual basis to join our dedicated team at Elizabeth R Lifecare in Taranaki.

  • Casual - as and when required
  • Hourly rate of $22.49 - $28.25 per hour  

As a Caregiver at Elizabeth R Lifecare, no two days will be the same, but you can be certain that each day you will leave work feeling fulfilled knowing that you’ve made a big difference in somebody else’s day. The work can be challenging, but it is also meaningful and rewarding, and your supportive and welcoming team will become your second family. 

As a Caregiver, you will use your skills to:

  • Work together in a team to provide a safe, caring, and supportive environment for our residents
  • Follow individual resident care plans
  • Form lasting relationships with residents and their whanāu | family
  • Adapt and support your wider team members to create a great team environment

Within this role, you will work as and when required, covering AM, PM, Weekend and Night Shifts.

He pūkenga tou | Skills & Experience

  • A great team spirit with empathy and drive to make a difference in the lives of others
  • Good communication skills and the ability to clearly communicate with residents, their families and your team members
  • Be familiar with computers and have the ability to learn new systems
  • Minimum NZQA Level 2 Certificate in Health and Wellbeing, or an equivalent New Zealand or overseas qualification (e.g. Bachelor of Nursing, Diploma in Nursing)
  • Experience within aged care would be beneficial, but not essential
  • Understanding of Nga Paerewa sectors standards and applying the Treaty of Waitangi standards in the workplace. 

Ngā mea e tukuna ana e tātau | What we offer our employees 

  • The opportunity to work within a progressive environment and with an organisation that has a solid focus to ensure the delivery of respectful and caring services that is safe for residents and staff.
  • Collaborative and inclusive working environment with approachable and supportive management.
  • Overtime - time and a half | $1.10 per hour weekend allowance
  • Focus on your professional development and career progression, providing a variety of development opportunities and support to complete qualifications
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Program.
  • Rewarded with knowing that you have made a change in the life of someone else that has made their day better.
  • Heritage Lifecare are an Accredited Employer with Immigration New Zealand and can provide you with a Job Check to apply for, or change the conditions of, your AEWV.

Nau mai haere mai ki Heritage Lifecare | Welcome to Heritage Lifecare 

Heritage Lifecare is a trusted aged care provider to over 2,500 people, providing residential aged care services and care homes throughout New Zealand. We are driven to nurture and grow environments that feel like home by promoting inclusion, interaction, and strong community values. 

Elizabeth R Lifecare is a 36-bed Care Home and Hospital with a 9-unit Village, located in the Taranaki town of Stratford. Our team comes from all around the world and are open and welcoming to people from diverse backgrounds and cultures. But we are all connected in our Heritage community by our passion for caring and empathy.

We recognise the Treaty of Waitangi and its importance to Māori and how it applies to the work at Heritage Lifecare. This includes adhering to the concepts of whanaungatanga, whakapapa and manaakitanga when dealing with people to foster an environment where people can work together with ease and understanding.

Our team is built on the foundation of respecting individuals, both residents and staff. We pride ourselves on creating a ‘Better everyday – everyday’ for our residents.

Tono mai | How to Apply

Please submit an online application by selecting the ‘Apply’ link.  You will be taken to our online application platform to complete an easy online application. You will be required to upload a up to date Resume. 

We will be reviewing applications as they are received and progressing to interviews quickly. We reserve the right to close advertising early if the position is filled during the advertising period.

Applicants must have the legal right to work in New Zealand. Following NZ Immigration requirements, we must first consider candidates that already hold the right to work in NZ for this role. Therefore, we may be unable to support a visa application for this role.