Care Workers - Invercargill & Gore

Presbyterian Support Southland (PSS) is a Charitable Trust and is the largest social service and aged care provider in Southland, supporting the Southland community for over 100 years.

PSS encompasses two service arms – Enliven, which offers services for the older generation including residential aged care, retirement living options and support while living at home, and Family Works, which offers a range of social services.

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.

The Role:

We currently have permanent part time (up to 30 hours per week) and permanent full-time (minimum of 30 hours per week) roles available for Care Workers to support our residents at our care homes based in Gore and Invercargill.

Our care homes provide support for our residents 24 hours a day 7 days a week.  While some flexibility is available - the roles involve shift and weekend work as rostered.

Key responsibilities:

The roles are responsible for providing quality care and support for our residents.  Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Assisting residents with their personal needs e.g. eating meals, hydration, skin integrity support, personal hygiene
  • Encouraging residents to socially interact and take part in activities
  • Accurately recording observations

What you will need to be successful:

  • Ability to communicate effectively with residents and colleagues
  • Able to work across a 24/7 roster
  • Previous experience working with the elderly preferred
  • New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing or willingness to study towards this.

Applications:

If you have a genuine interest in assisting us provide quality care for our residents please apply by following the link below.

Click here to apply 

 

Position Descriptions can be viewed by following the links below.

Careworker Level 1

Careworker Level 2

Careworker Level 3

Senior Careworker

To view the Collective Employment Agreement click here

If you have any queries please email jobs@pss.org.nz 

Please note to be considered for this role you will need to have the right to work in New Zealand and pre-employment checks may include criminal history check, drug and alcohol testing and a medical assessment.

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