Caregiver required in a private residential home. Relevant experience an advantage to assist a busy active male with muscular dystrophy. Training / orientation will be given to successful applicant
You will be required to work on a rostered shift system, including mornings, nights and or weekends. (There may be times when you could be called upon for relief work).
This position will be working the Saturday and Sunday shifts for a total of 8 hours. These are;
Reliability is essential to accommodate work commitments. Responsibilities include assisting with his daily routine which also includes giving medication and maintaining a PEG. Regular duties involve doing personal cares, showering and dressing etc. Food preparation, monitoring his breakfast and general household duties.
Equipment used: full hoist for all transfers, commode and an electric wheelchair. He cannot bear weight so you need to be reasonably strong.
A friendly sociable personality would be suited. Reliability and good communication skills are essential. Your application must include a CV and references. Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.
Hours of work:
$18.90 - $25.00