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Community Carer - Te Awamutu

St John New Zealand
  • Do you want to make a difference in your community?
  • Able to spare a few hours a week for this rewarding role?

We have a great new opportunity as a Community Carer Volunteer role in Te Awamutu.

In this role you will provide care, companionship and assistance to residents in a rest home environment. This will include things like:

  • Listening to and talking with residents
  • Helping to deliver meals, making drinks
  • Assisting with walks in the rest home grounds
  • Reading books and magazines to residents

We are looking for someone who is:

  • A good listener
  • Able to work unsupervised
  • A good communicator
  • Reliable
  • Friendly, caring and compassionate
  • Respectful of the boundaries of the role - e.g. does not give advice, undertake clinical care or lifting.

In return we offer full training and provide a uniform. You will also receive Membership of St John (which gives free ambulance service for immediate family).

A First Aid Certificate is NOT required for this role. However, applicants must be 18 years and over to be considered.