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Trainee Diversional Therapist

West Coast District Health Board
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West Coast - Greymouth
West Coast
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Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

Kahurangi Dementia Unit, based at Grey Base Hospital, is a 20 bed unit providing psychogeriatric assessment, continuing care and follow up on discharge.

We're looking for an Trainee Diversional Therapist to provide stimulating and varied leisure activities for the residents coordinating and delivering an activity programme aimed at maintaining the best possible physical, mental and social functioning for each resident. This is an incredibly satisfying role where you will thrive on the challenge of balancing the routine with the celebration of significant dates such as birthdays, community events and more.

A flexible and patient person with a mature outlook and enthusiastic approach, you will need strong organisational skills and the ability to communicate both effectively and empathetically. Previous experience in aged residential care and qualifications in Diversional therapy would be highly desirable.

This is a permanent full time position.

For more information please see the position description attached or contact John Ray, recruitment specialist on

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