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Companion Driver

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Job Listing Date
17 Nov 2019
Otago, Dunedin
$18 - $19.99 per hour
Work Type
Part Time
Community Services & Development, Aged & Disability Support

About the business


You must have a caring attitude towards others, excellent interpersonal skills, patience and an enthusiasm for making people's lives better. Excellent time management skills. The ability to work independently and as as part of a team.


About the role


Your main duty will consist of driving clients to their day to day errands and appointments at a time that works for them. Other duties may include but are not limited to; reporting back to the employer, maintain health and safety regulations, complete timesheets accurately and build effective working relationships with clients. If you are reliable, have excellent time management skills, able to work well under pressure, a great problem solver and have the ability to work well unsupervised then this may be the job for you!


Benefits and perks


Giving back to the community

Interesting clients with great stories to share

Working within a small dynamic team


Skills and experience


Candidates must have:

a Current Passenger Endorsement

Full Driver Licence

A current First Aid Certificate.

Ideally you will have good knowledge of the Dunedin Area.

Exceptional professional appearance and grooming.

Fluent and competent English.

Willing to undergo an AA Advanced Driver Assessment.

Candidates must also be able to pass a drug test if required as well as a mandatory police check.

Lifting walkers/wheelchairs may be required.


The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in New Zealand?
  • Do you have experience driving commercial passenger vehicles? (e.g. taxis, tour buses)
  • What's your preferred work type?
  • Are you available to work on a rotating roster?

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