- a police check
- a medical report from your doctor
- checks with two referees
- a series of personal interviews, one of which is conducted in your home.
- training (specific programme depends on the agency you are working with).
Where to apply
Caregiver recruitment is carried out by both Oranga Tamariki, the Ministry for Vulnerable Children (formerly Child, Youth and Family) and a range of Non-Government Organisations.
The list below outlines the agencies available in your region.
Oranga Tamariki, the Ministry for Vulnerable Children – Caregiver recruitment and training
Key Assets – Caregiver recruitment and training
Open Home Foundation – Caregiver recruitment and training
CCS Disability Action
- Phone: 0800 227 2255
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Ngapuhi Iwi Social Services – Kaikohe – Iwi services
Barnardos – Whangarei – Respite services
Youth Horizons – Whangarei – Home based caregiver and residential home caregiver recruitment
Barnardos – Royal Oak –Caregiver recruitment and training
Lifewise – New Lynn – Caregiver recruitment and training
Te Iwi o Ngati Kahu Trust – Papatoetoe – Iwi caregiver recruitment and training
Reconnect Family Services – Manukau – Caregiver recruitment and training
Homes of Hope – Tauranga – Caregiver recruitment and training
Youth Horizons – Waikato and BOP – Caregiver recruitment and training
Across – Palmerston North – Caregiver recruitment and training
Barnardos – Levin – Respite caregiver recruitment and training
Kokiri Marae Social Services – Hutt Valley – Whanau caregiver recruitment and training
Homebuilder West Coast Trust – Westport – Respite caregiver recruitment and training
Family Works – Invercargill
Caregiver recruitment and training
- Phone: 03 211 8226
- Email: email@example.com