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Activities Assistant

  • Creative, varied and rewarding weekend work
  • Ongoing opportunities for training and development
  • Fun, friendly and supportive team environment

Ryman Healthcare’s Julia Wallace Retirement Village is seeking a creative and enthusiastic Activities Assistant to run a programme of activities for our appreciative residents.  

In this role you will be organising and running a programme of events for our residents to enhance their emotional, social and physical wellbeing. We have a weekend position available working Saturday and Sunday 1000 – 1600 in our Hospital.


Key skills required:

  • Aged care experience preferred
  • Experience running a programme of events preferred
  • Diversional Therapist qualification advantageous
  • Empathy and patience with elderly
  • Enthusiastic and creative - ability to think outside the square!
  • Outstanding communication skills
  • Current, clean NZ Drivers licence



  • Creative, varied and rewarding weekend role
  • Experience recognised with competitive rates
  • Full orientation provided
  • Friendly and supportive team environment
  • Ongoing training and development
  • Well resourced facility


Take a look at what goes on at a Ryman Healthcare Retirement Village in the video below h



If this sounds like you, simply apply online now.

Work Type:
New Zealand
Manawatu - Wanganui
Julia Wallace Retirement Village
  • Recreation & Leisure