Company Open Home Foundation
Location Auckland City, Auckland
Listed Fri 26 Jan, 9:49 am
Type Part time, Permanent
Reference #RHPWA
Relief House Parents - Elkstone Home
Henderson, West Auckland
“Supporting Families Caring for Children”

We are looking for a couple to provide relief cover in our family based, Christian respite home in West Auckland. Elkstone is a family based home that provides respite/residential care for children and young people who have autism and/or intellectual disabilities.

OHF is committed to mobilising the mainstream Christian community to serve Tamariki and Whanau in Aotearoa New Zealand.

The ideal couple will have:
Have a passion to support the families and children to create a ‘home away from home’ environment for these very special children/young people
An in-depth understanding of how the role recognises the special relationship between Maori and Tauiwi
Enjoy a sense of fun
Be available to stay at our Oasis home for approximately 4-6 nights per month including some weekends and school holidays
Be excellent at quickly establishing confidence, rapport and routine with the children/young people that stay at Elkstone
This is a ministry opportunity where you will receive training, be part of a team, be well supported and fully reimbursed for all expenses

For an application pack or
further details please contact:
Open Home Foundation
p: 09 634 2057

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa and a full drivers licence.