Activities Coordinator

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Join ABC as an Activities Coordinator to lead and design resident activities. Part-time role, 27 hours/week, with a focus on creativity and resident engagement. Include weekends and evenings in your schedule.

Job title
Activities Coordinator
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Palmerston North Central, Manawatu
Community Services & Development
Part time


$23.16 - $29.10 per hour depending on experience
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We are looking for an Activities Coordinator with a creative flair to join the ABC family.

You will lead, design, and facilitate leisure activities based on the resident interests, preferences and abilities. You will also provide leadership to the team of activities staff and promote a positive team approach within the care home.

Hours of Work

This is a Part-Time Permanent position, 27 hours per week. Monday to Friday role, typically worked between 9 am-3 pm. There will be occasional weekend/evening work to help with special events.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

Co-ordinate and implement a programme of group and individual activities. Review and assess residents’ individual activities programme.
Plan activities relevant to the individual needs, abilities and interests of residents in the Care Home.
Ensure residents are treated with respect, dignity and cultural sensitivity.
Develop and maintain excellent communication networks, both internally and externally, to support the activities programme.

About you

An NZQA Certificate in Diversional Therapy Level is preferred
Previous experience in a similar role within aged care is desirable
Display enthusiasm, empathy, and a passion for making a positive impact on the lives of residents
Demonstrate outstanding communication skills
A fun personality with a creative flair

Extra Reasons to Belong

Fully subsidised Southern Cross health insurance to our eligible permanent NZ employees and a discount on insurance cover for eligible family members.
Wellbeing discounts and advice, EAP counselling services, study support, and cultural leave.
Paid parental leave - in addition to standard parental leave, ABC offers 12 weeks of paid leave for primary carers and 2 weeks for secondary carers.
Refer-a-friend programme of $750 - $2,000.
Professional Development – in-house and external training and development.
Industry-competitive remuneration and benefits, and internal reward and recognition programmes.
No matter who you are or where you come from, we encourage you to ‘Be You at ABC’.
An accredited employer with Immigration NZ that values its diverse employees.

About ABC

ABC is one of New Zealand’s leading healthcare providers with a strong commitment to helping people across the globe live longer, happier, healthier lives. We have retirement villages and care homes located across NZ.

At the heart of our service are our values – Brave, Caring, and Responsible. These are the principles that determine the way we behave and what we believe. They also bring us together as a family, giving us a common culture, and they inspire trust and loyalty in our people.

If you are reliable, passionate about caring for the elderly, and want to make a positive impact on people’s lives, then we would love to hear from you. Don’t delay – APPLY NOW and join our awesome team!"

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