Recreation Officer

Wellington - Lower Hutt

Woburn Home, Lower Hutt

  • $19.80 + an hour
  • 12 Hours per week
  • Gain qualifications


About us

Enliven is a not-for-profit service providing aged residential care to older people in the lower half of the North Island.  We believe older people should remain connected to their community and live stimulating and fulfilling lives. All our homes embrace an elder directed model of care called the Eden Alternative. 


Woburn is home to residents who require rest home and hospital level care. 


The role

As a Recreation Officer you will:

  • Run day activities with staff and volunteers 
  • Plan the social calendar for the home
  • Support our residents to pursue their interests
  • Help our residents to maintain connection with their community
  • Guide our residents to learn new skills


This role offers you the opportunity to develop your knowledge and judgement as a diversional therapist within a positive ageing context. You will work closely with our trainers to gain a qualification in Diversional Therapy.


The hours of work are Tuesdays and Saturdays 10am – 4.30pm


Skills and experience 

The ideal candidate will have:

  • A current drivers licence
  • An energetic and enthusiastic personality
  • The desire to obtain qualifications 
  • Good people skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Previous experience in a similar role is preferable 


How to Apply

Applications close: 19 March 2019

To Apply please visit our website         

To discuss the role or for more information, contact  Stephanie Blossom on 04 569 6400

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