Activities Co-ordinator/ Diversional Therapist – Peacehaven Village

Our Enliven service philosophy is that some things make for happier, healthier living, no matter what your age or ability. We work to enable a positive and lasting change for everyone in our community and offer support services to people regardless of their beliefs, ethnicity or background.

Enliven, as part of Presbyterian Support Southland is one of the largest providers of Residential Aged Care Services in the South. Our Vision is a community where all people can make the most of their strengths and feel included, valued and safe.

We are seeking an experienced and enthusiastic Activities Co-ordinator to implement the activities programme at our Peacehaven Village in Invercargill.  The role requires someone with creative flair, who is genuinely seeking to make a positive difference in the lives of our older residents.

The job holder will be focused on providing an innovative resident-centred activities service, that enables each resident to participate in engaging activities that are of real interest to them.

You will be a strong team player, who thrives on working collaboratively with colleagues.  Above all you will be naturally passionate about enriching the lives of residents, by ensuring that the activities you design, meet their physical, social, intellectual and cultural needs.

This role is for 30 hours per week over 5 days (potentially any day, Monday to Sunday).  In addition, full orientation and training will be provided.

Preferred applicants will ideally:

  • Be a registered diversional therapist (desirable but not essential)
  • Have a Level 3 or 4 New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (desirable)
  • Have gerontological experience

Please apply with a cover letter and your CV to tell us about your interest in this role.

Applications close at 4pm on Friday 16th July 2021

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