Activities Assistant

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- Havelock North - Hawkes Bay

An exciting opportunity to join our dedicated team as a Part-Time Activities Assistant has arisen at Waiapu House Lifecare.

We are Heritage

At Heritage Lifecare, we provide residential aged care services and facilities throughout New Zealand. 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.

Why work anywhere else

Waiapu House Lifecare is a 74-bed care home with a 31-unit village. We are located in the sunny Hawke’s Bay Village of Havelock North, recently awarded the title of ‘Best New Zealand Suburb’. The region has stunning scenery, beaches, walkways, wineries and a warm climate. Have a great pace of life, with a short commute, affordable housing in welcoming communities, and many great amenities - including schools and recreational facilities. Why would you want to work anywhere else?

The Opportunity

Our Activities Assistants are responsible for developing and organising event and activity programmes. These programmes positively contribute to the health and wellbeing of our Waiapu House residents, ensuring they enjoy a better everyday. We only want the best for our clients, which is why we are seeking a creative, enthusiastic and well-organised professional. This is an opportunity to work in an environment where we value career pathways and positive work ethics.

Applicants should have the following:

  • A proven record of developing activities and organising events
  • Experience working in a team environment
  • Excellent people skills
  • Availability for shift-work (AM, PM and Weekends)
  • A full and clean driver’s license
  • Eligibility to work in New Zealand

Career Force Training will be offered

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. Hence, interviews could take place before the closing date of this advertisement. If this role appeals to you, we would like to hear from you as soon as possible to increase your chance of an interview.