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Team Leader - Recreation

Manawatu - Levin

Enliven Services provides aged residential services to older people in the lower half of the North Island.

As a passionate, creative and fun-loving individual, you’ll work with volunteers and staff to support residents to pursue their interests, maintain connection with their community and learn new skills, which is all part of the Eden lifestyle promoted at Levin Home.

We have a full time Team Leader position available at both of our Levin Homes, Levin Home for War Veterans and Reevedon, primarily based at Levin Home for War Veterans. The role is 40 hours per week Monday – Friday and occasional weekends. This role offers the opportunity to develop your knowledge and judgement as a diversional therapist within a “positive ageing” context. You’ll be leading a team of two part-time Recreation Officers, to support our residents to pursue their interests, maintain connection with their community and learn new skills. 

Our recreation service includes:

  • Day Activity Program
  • Social calendar for rest home and hospital
  • Independent villa living


The ideal candidate will have

  • an energetic and enthusiastic personality
  • demonstrated experience in providing meaningful activities or an understanding / empathy with the older generation
  • a current drivers licence
  • 3 - 5 years experience in leading a team
  • experience with Microsoft Office

The successful candidate will be supported to complete a Diversional Therapist qualification (or equivalent).

Enliven is a not-for-profit service specialising in the support of older people. For more information please visit our website                               or phone 06 349 1400.  

Only those with the legal right to work in NZ may apply.

As a community health care provider, Enliven operates a strict smoke free policy across all our sites.

Applications close: 5pm Friday 27th October 2017