Careers within Taradale Masonic Residential Home
The Napier District Trust employs a Clinical Manager, Hospital and Rest Home Co-ordinators, Registered Nurses and Enrolled Nurses. To complement the nursing staff, health care assistants, support staff and administration staff complete the team to ensure full 24 hour care is available for our residents.
As training is vital in maintaining an excellent standard of care for our residents, the Trust supports all staff in the completion of ongoing professional development.
Strategic management plans and policies as well as Human Resource and administration staff are in place, to ensure nursing work can be completed with confidence.
Registered Nurses specialising in the care for the Elderly need to be experienced in the field of Geriatrics. Ongoing professional development is supported within the collegial environment offered by the Hawke’s Bay District Health Board and the Hawke’s Bay Aged Care Association.
Enrolled Nurses are employed under the direction and delegation of our registered nurses to make full use of their level of competency and training. As with all staff employed by the Napier District Masonic Trust, enrolled nurses are supported in ongoing professional training.
Health Care Assistants
Health Care Assistants are particularly special members of our staff as they have the closest contact with our residents. The care they provide is all about making a difference to residents lives and of their family and friends.
The Trust funds and expects all health care assistants to complete the applicable Unit standards towards National Certification.
Two diversional therapy staff are employed at the Rest Home and Continuing Care facility and are an integral part of our team. One of the two therapists specialises in ‘Restorative’ therapy and works with a contracted physiotherapist to ensure residents are assisted in maintaining and improving their physical well being.
The Trust employs a very large group of versatile support staff to perform a multitude of duties each day. Laundry and cleaning staff, kitchen staff, bed making staff, gardeners and maintenance staff are all essential people on our team to ensure the Trust is able to care for our residents 24 hours each day.