DIVERSIONAL THERAPIST/CAREGIVER - MILLVALE HOUSE LEVIN

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Job ID:

383415

Salary:

$23.50

Category:

Healthcare
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Job Views:

599

Location:

Levin, Manawatu / Wanganui 

Posted:

30.08.2018

Employment Type:

Full time
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Job Description:

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a special person to join our dedicated team.

We currently have a dual Diversional Therapy/Caregiving position available. 

This is a unique opportunity to build a career in aged care with unparalleled potential for personal enrichment, learning and growth, making a real difference to some of the most vulnerable members of our community. 

We require a qualified and experienced diversional therapist for htis role, with a genuine passion for supporting older people to continue with homely activities which are familiar and meaningful to them.

Our vision is to create a warm and homely atmosphere where each person is supported to experience each moment richly.
We strive to achieve this by promoting:
• The uniqueness of each person
• The immense value of each person
• Openness, honesty and integrity

The person we are looking for needs to be outgoing, positive and energetic. You will love people, especially the elderly, and will feel comfortable working with people who have advanced dementia. You will be enthusiastic and creative, with a sense of fun and a great sense of humour. 

We are looking for some of the following attributes:
• A people-person, with effective communication skills
• An understanding of the value of homely activity in people’s lives
• An appreciation of the importance of living ‘in the moment’
• An ability to communicate your own passions, interests and talents to others in a way that energises and inspires them
• Good documentation/writing skills
• An interest in learning more about dementia and the impact it has on a person and their loved ones
• A team player, also able to work independently

Our staff are valued, supported and cared for. You will be welcomed.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.
Company Info
Dementia Care NZ 34 Averill St, Richmond
Christchurch 8013

Phone: 03 385 1286 ex 3
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