Care Worker

Listed 12 days Ago

Care Workers

St Andrews, Dunedin

Full-time, permanent 

If you want to make a difference to the well-being of older people and enjoy some variety in your day, then this Care worker position will be of interest to you. 

About the Job

We are looking for full-time permanent careworkers to work afternoon or evening shifts.  You will be providing personal care within an aged care setting and should be keen, motivated to learn and have an empathy for older people. You will be supporting people receiving hospital level and rest home dementia level support. 

We also have a vacancies for casual careworkers that can be found on our website

Applicants who hold the National Certificate in Community Support Services, Foundation Skills or Core Competencies Level 3, or the Dementia Limited Credit Programme would have an advantage. 

It is expected that care workers without a formal qualification will undertake study towards this while working at St Andrews and we will help you with this. 

About Us

An Enliven home, St Andrews has 78 residents who are supported at hospital, rest home and dementia level of care. It’s a home integral to the community and 7 of our 8 Presbyterian Support Otago Enliven homes have 4 year certification. That is testament to the quality of our systems, processes, living and working environments – and especially our staff.

Presbyterian Support Otago is a Charitable Trust established in 1906, and is a leading provider of aged care, retirement living and social services to the people of Otago and the wider South Island. With over 800 staff and 500 volunteers, we operate a highly regarded network of 8 care homes across Otago and we provide many other community-based social support programmes.

For applicant queries or further information please contact Angela Ireland on 03 455 4396. 

Applications close on 18 August 2021.

Please note applications will be reviewed as they are received and this job vacancy could close prior to the above closing date. 

If you have difficulty applying, please email or phone 03 470 0842 – PLEASE NOTE THAT NO APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED VIA EMAIL.