Diversional Therapist - Activities

Listed 14 days Ago
Heritage Lifecare Ltd

We are currently looking for a Diversional Therapist / Activities to join our team on a permanent full-time basis at Te Wiremu House Lifecare, Gisborne.

We are Heritage

At Heritage Lifecare, we provide residential aged care services and facilities throughout New Zealand to over 2,500 people.  As a trusted aged care provider, our successful growth has stemmed from the ability to nurture and grow environments that feel like home – promoting inclusion, interaction and strong community values. Respecting individuals, both residents and staff, is the foundation stone on which Heritage Lifecare has been built. We pride ourselves on creating a better everyday for our residents.

Why work anywhere else

Te Wiremu House Lifecare is an 85-bed care home and hospital with a friendly work environment. We are located in the sunny east coast city of Gisborne, which is a great place to work, live and raise a family. The region has stunning scenery, amazing beaches, wineries, fishing, and has a warm, sunny climate. It’s an attractive life style with few traffic woes, affordable housing, and many great amenities - including cafes and schools. Why would you want to work anywhere else? 

The Opportunity

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a special person to be part our dedicated team on a full time basis, helping our residents at Te Wiremu House Lifecare enjoy a better everyday. We only want the best for our clients and our vision and passion is to ensure our residents have interesting and varied activities offered to them in their daily life. This is an opportunity to work in an environment where career pathways and positive work ethics are important.

We are seeking:

  • A bubbly, enthusiastic and creative person
  • Previous experience is preferred
  • Experience working in a team environment
  • Someone who can think outside the square
  • Multi task, plan and work independently
  • Organise and run a program which meets the spiritual, mental and emotional needs of our residents
  • Excellent documentation
  • Very good interpersonal and communication skills
  • First Aid Certificate
  • Full drivers licence
  • Current Diversional Therapy Qualification is preferred
  • Availability for shift-work (AM and Weekend) 

If you want to work for one of New Zealand’s largest and most progressive aged care employers, we would like to hear from you.We review applications once received, and hence interviews may be held before the closing date of this advertisement. 

If you are interested in the role, we would like to hear from you as soon as possible to increase your chances of an interview.