Health Care Assistants

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Enliven - Palmerston North - Manawatu

Brightwater Home, Palmerston North

  • $19.80 + an hour
  •  Two positions available 


About us

Enliven is a not-for-profit service providing aged residential care to older people in the lower half of the North Island.  We believe older people should remain connected to their community and live stimulating and fulfilling lives. All our homes embrace an elder directed model of care called the Eden Alternative. 


Brightwater is home to residents who require rest home, hospital and dementia level care.


The role

As a Health Care Assistant, you will:

  • Provide support to our residents in their daily living and social requirements
  • Ensure the environment remains homelike
  • Encourage residents maintain their independence and make decisions about themselves 
  • Follow support plans for each individual resident 


The positions

Position 1: Night shift, 32 hours per fortnight. 


Position 2: rostered and rotating shifts, including weekends and afternoons.


Skills and experience

We are looking for a candidate who has:

  • Great people skills
  • The desire to obtain qualifications
  • An interest in a career in the health sector
  • Previous experience as a Healthcare Assistant 


What's on offer?

  • The opportunity to achieve a number of NZQA approved qualifications in aged care
  • Career progression 
  • Great team culture in a family friendly home


How to apply

To apply, please visit:

To discuss the role or for more information, contact Christine Tester, Brightwater Manager on 06 356 4190

As a community health care provider, all our sites are smoke free.

Applications close  4 June 2019


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