Situations Vacant

Community Support Worker Level 4 – Ashburton

Date published: October 19, 2018

Who we are
HealthCare NZ Rehabilitation specialises in providing injury related support, nursing and rehabilitation services throughout New Zealand. We are New Zealand’s largest ACC contracted supplier of home and community support services and a provider of ACC nursing services.

What is the Support Worker role about?
You will be supporting a young person who is blind and has a physical disability with all aspects of complex care needs and participate in meaningful activities in the community.

We require an experienced Support Worker with experience in providing high complex care:

  • Personal support including showering, dressing, grooming and toileting
  • Complex cares which includes hoist use and transfers
  • Experience with PEG feeding care
  • Accompanying our client to social outings in the community

We are looking for people with the following skills:

  • Reliable, professional and trustworthy with the ability to work independently
  • Strong communication skills and fluency in English
  • NZQA National Certificate in Health and Well-being Level 4 or equivalent
  • Ideally one to three years experience in paediatric care
  • Have VCA clearance and available for immediate start
  • Full driver’s licence and reliable transport

Working for us
As a company we are committed to our employees. We provide ongoing training and support with the opportunity to complete recognised NZQA qualifications.

We will offer you the following:

  • Competitive pay based on qualifications
  • Full induction and specific training for the person we support

Please bear in mind all applicants must be a NZ Resident/Citizen or have a valid NZ work permit.

So, if you are passionate about providing support to a wide range of people and think you would like a career with Healthcare NZ, then we would like to hear from you!

Mena he tangata ngakaunui ana koe ki te tautoko i nga momo tangata, tena pea, kei konei he turanga mou. Tukua mai to tono ki Healthcare NZ.

We have recently been voted fourth most attractive employer in New Zealand (2018 Randstad).

Please apply online and include a CV and covering letter.

To apply for this job, please go to our careers site and enter the job code 3747ASHBURT.

Applications close on Monday, 22 October 2018.

Process Workers – ANZCO Foods Canterbury

Date published: October 17, 2018

ANZCO Foods Limited is one of New Zealand’s largest exporters employing over 3,000 staff worldwide. A dynamic, multinational group of companies, our core purpose is to procure, process and market New Zealand beef and lamb products to the world.

We are looking for enthusiastic and positive individuals with a can-do attitude to work in the Slaughterboard, Further Processing departments as Knifehands or Packers, and in the Coldstore and Co-products departments. You will be based at our Ashburton processing plant for the upcoming season. The majority of the positions available are on night shift however, there may be some available on the day shift.

Whilst knife hand, coldstore and co-products experience is useful, it is not essential as full training will be provided. These roles require a strong work ethic, a willingness to learn, develop and achieve, as well as the ability to cope with a significant physical workload.

ANZCO Foods maintain a Drug and Alcohol Free Workplace policy, all applicants will be required to undertake a pre-employment medical assessment including drug and alcohol screening.

If you are looking to learn new skills and are a strong team player we would like to hear from you. For further information please contact Mercedes Walkham on 03 3027699 otherwise apply today directly at our ANZCO Canterbury site.

Applicants for these positions are required to have NZ residency or a valid long term work visa

To apply please go to our careers site and enter the job code 4982AGU.

Applications close Monday, 22 October 2018.

Apply online now at:


Date published: October 13, 2018

Full time position – 37.5 hours per week

YMCA Mid Canterbury offers an individual employment placement programme, where participants referred by Work & Income, 18 years of age and older are empowered and/or supported to secure permanent sustainable employment.

We seek a skilful, confident and motivated person, with good local employer contacts/networks to continue to drive this successful employment focused programme.

Our ideal applicant will:
• have the capability to build and maintain engaging, positive and outcome focused relationships quickly with adult participants, potential employers and other stakeholders
• enjoy making a difference in people’s lives and bringing about positive change
• be self-motivated, resilient and be able to self-manage and deliver performance outcomes
• ability to lead, inspire and empower adult participants, to translate ideas into action by linking the right people to the right jobs
• have excellent computer skills
• be flexible, adaptable to change and be a good advocate on behalf of our participants
• be reliable, honest, caring, responsible, respectful
• hold a clean full class 1 driver’s licence

The YMCA is an award-winning community organisation that has been investing in the next generation for over 100 years across the region. We foster a one team culture of integrity, optimism, resiliency and fun.

Feel excited and passionate about this opportunity? Team YMCA wants to hear from you!

Email for a job description.
Send your CV and cover letter marked CONFIDENTIAL to the same email, or by snail mail to:

Poppy Cooper-Vear
Manager Community & Youth Development
YMCA South & Mid Canterbury
Tancred Street Mall, Tancred Street, Ashburton 7700

Applications close 5pm Wednesday, October 24, 2018.

Claims Adviser

Date published: October 13, 2018


• Join one of New Zealand’s most progressive national insurance brokers
• Finalists in the Best Workplaces awards for 5 years running

An exciting opportunity has opened up for a motivated and experienced individual to take on a part-time Claims Adviser position in our Ashburton branch.

As a Claims Adviser, you will assist in the management of the claims process, liaising with the client and the underwriter throughout the claims process. You will be responsible for ensuring all claims are dealt with in a timely and correct manner and deadlines are met.

The ideal candidate will have insurance experience and relish working as part of a hardworking and professional team, who work hard, but also like to enjoy a laugh or two. You will need to have a proactive nature, thrive in a busy environment, be well organised and provide the highest standard of client service, focusing on quality outcomes.

This is your opportunity to be part of a forward thinking company and enjoy a challenging position in a friendly working environment.

To register your interest in this role, please submit your CV and covering letter to

Bar & Restaurant Duty Manager

Date published: October 13, 2018

Bar & Restaurant Duty Manager or the possibility to train to be one.

Methven Pubs (Blue & Brown Pubs)

Please email CV and cover letter to:


Date published: October 10, 2018

Full-time position

Due to unforeseen circumstances we are having to look for a new Chef.

We require a motivated and passionate new team member to jump on board.

The successful applicant must be able and willing to work weekdays and weekends (no late nights).

If you believe you have what it takes to join this team please apply.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

To apply please phone
027 544 9524 or 027 644 9008

Truck and Trailer Drivers

Date published: October 10, 2018

• Permanent
• Casual

ACL operates a fleet of late model truck and trailer units, carting mainly aggregates to supply various parts of our Civil Operations.

We are looking for drivers with experience in either Civil Construction or a similar industry, with the following attributes:
• Good communication skills
• A positive attitude
• Focused on safety and delivering high quality work
• The ability to work within a team
• License – Class 5

Please send Applications or details to
Maurice Wotton
Phone 027 484 1115


Date published: October 6, 2018

Fixed-term maternity leave

This position is in our under two’s area, with the possibility of it becoming permanent.

Want to work with a passionate, supportive and collaborative team in a fun and family orientated environment? Do you want a relaxed and calm workplace that is inspired by nature and the natural world? Then this could be the opportunity for you.

Forty hours per week, for one year, starting Jan 2019.

Applicant should have:
• Experience with children preferably in the education sector
• An understanding of Te Whariki and programme planning and assessment
• Believe in and contribute to our nature based philosophy
• Have a calm, caring and relaxed manner with an understanding of respectful practice
• Have initiative, work well within a team and be flexible.

Applicant must have New Zealand residency.

Applications close October 31, 2018

Email CV to centre owners:

Full and Part-Time Positions

Date published: October 6, 2018

We currently have positions available in various departments for applicants who enjoy working as part of a friendly team.

Days to be discussed, but rosters will include one late shift and one weekend shift.

You will be a great communicator, be reliable, energetic and have the ability to provide our customers with an excellent shopping experience.

To register your interest, please complete an application form which is available in-store or email:

Part-time Administrator

Date published: October 6, 2018


The above position involves 10 – 15 hours per week – Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

Would suit someone with school aged children.

The person we are seeking must be honest, reliable, a team player and able to work unsupervised.

If you are interested please email:
The Manager
or drop your CV into Caltex, Ashburton


Date published: October 6, 2018

We are looking for a friendly receptionist to join our busy team on a Thursday and Friday.

We are a large practice with 5 clinicians.

This position would also need to provide cover for other staff when on leave.

You will be well presented, be people focused with excellent communication and computer skills. Driver licence required and a police check will be done.

Applicants for this position should have New Zealand residency or a valid NZ work permit.

Apply in person or send your cover letter and CV to:
Bernie Jopson
Practice Coordinator

Applications close for this position Friday, October 19, 2018.

Administration Officer
Accounts Payable

Date published: October 6, 2018

The company
Dairy Holdings Limited is a dynamic and progressive corporate dairy farmer that operates extensive operations throughout the South Island.

The role
Based in Ashburton, and reporting to the Company Accountant, the successful applicant’s tasks will include:
• Accounts payable processing within a complex and dynamic business
• Bank and supplier statement reconciliations
• Assisting with financial reporting

Applicants will display the following attributes:
• Highly self-motivated and reliable
• Professional and discrete
• Methodical work style and eye for detail
• Pleasant and effective telephone manner
• Confident using accounts payable systems and Microsoft Excel
• Enjoys working in the agricultural sector

This is an excellent opportunity with one of New Zealand’s most successful and innovative corporate farmers.

Please send a covering letter and Curriculum Vitae, to the address below, to be received no later than Friday, 19th October 2018.
“Administration Officer Position”
PO Box 224, Ashburton 7740

For further information on Dairy Holdings Limited

Bakery Packer – Full-Time

Date published: October 6, 2018

We have an opportunity for a reliable and enthusiastic person to join the dynamic team at Ashburton New World.

You may not have worked in the industry previously, but if you have a passion for working with fresh food and would be willing to adhere to our Food Safety and Health and Safety regulations – full training will be provided to the suitable applicant.

You will be of tidy appearance and be fit and energetic as some lifting is required.

Days and hours will be:
• Sunday 6.00am – 2.30pm
• Monday 6.00am – 2.30pm
• Tuesday 12.00pm – 8.30pm
• Wednesday 12.00pm – 8.30pm
• Thursday 12.00pm – 8.30pm

For the first three weeks of employment you will be required to work 6.00am – 2.30pm shifts for training purposes.

If you would like to be considered for this position, please apply in writing enclosing a cover letter and CV to:
Human Resources Manager
Ashburton New World
PO Box 444, Ashburton 7740
Or email:

Bakery Assistant / Café Worker

Date published: September 29, 2018

We require a hardworking and enthusiastic person as a bakery assistant and café worker.

The position is full time.

Duties will include
• Cooking
• Preparing food
• Cleaning
• Serving customers
• You will need to work efficiently under pressure during lunchtimes as it gets very busy.
• Have previous experience in this job.
• Understanding and knowledge of Cambodian cooking would be an advantage.

If you meet this criteria please email your C.V to

Applications close Monday, October 29, 2018

Pea Truck and Harvester Drivers

Date published: September 29, 2018

Talley’s is a successful and well known brand, operating several plants throughout the South Island, as well as having many diversified interests in seafood, frozen vegetables, meat and dairy products. We currently have vacancies at our Fairton plant, located 10 minutes drive from Ashburton.

We are currently seeking Truck and Harvester Drivers for the upcoming pea harvest, starting early to mid November.

  • Truck Drivers

A class 2 or 4 licence is preferable to operate our company owned, late model pea trucks, to and from our factory located in Fairton, however there will be an opportunity for the successful applicants to be trained in gaining a class 2 or 4 licence.

  • Pea Harvester Drivers

You will need to hold a minimum of a class 2 and heavy wheels endorsement on your licence, however for the successful applicants, full training can be given to obtain these. Experience would be an advantage although not essential.

In return we offer you modern equipment and good wages, with the opportunity for overtime and a busy working environment.

Talleys operate a drug free environment, so candidates will be required to under-go pre-employment and random drug screening.

Only applicants with the right to work in New Zealand need to apply.

If these positions sound like something you are interested in, email a copy of your CV with a cover letter and current working visa to

Applications close Monday 22nd October 2018.