Employee Training & Benefits

Care On Call believe in looking after the health, financial and individual wellbeing of our employees and constantly strive to make Care On Call a great place to work. 

Whether you need to build a schedule around your family, your study, or both, Care On Call is the key to unlocking a flexible work/life balance. You can choose shifts that fit around your lifestyle and you can work as little or as much as you like.

Leave Entitlements

  • - Accrued annual leave that can be used as it is earned
  • - Sick and bereavement leave entitlement

Hours of Work

  • - Support Workers have flexible hours and can choose shifts that suit them
  • - Care On Call offers office staff flexibility around hours, remote working and job sharing - supported by advanced remote technology
  • - Parents returning from extended parental leave may be able to agree to a gradual return to full time hours of work where the  job allows

Learning and Career Development

Care On Call supports the ongoing development of your career which is based on your individual development plan, produced following regular discussions between you and your manager.

To demonstrate our strong commitment to the growth of our people and their careers, we have a number of programmes and resources in place to ensure staff are always supported:

  • - Care On Call has developed an extensive online training program for Support Workers and Registered Nurses. As healthcare professionals, we understand that you need the resources to be ready for anything which is why we offer ongoing access to free and heavily subsidised training to help you be at the top of your game
  • - Care On Call has a strong focus on diversity and inclusion within the work environment. Our Cultural Connectors team offer a range of programmes that support increased knowledge and understanding for key focus areas
  • - We encourage all Support Workers to complete their NZQA Level 2, 3, 4 and support them by providing access to relevant materials
  • - A dedicated manager + office staff available to ensure you have the support you need

Tools of Trade

  • - Staff are provided with mobile phones for business purposes
  • - We provide all employees with required PPE equipment

Health & Wellbeing

You will have access to:

  • - Free flu vaccinations
  • - Resilience, mindfulness and mental wellbeing training opportunities
  • - Various health and wellbeing initiatives and activities

Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)

  • - EAP is a confidential counselling service available to all Care On Call employees. This is managed by referral through an external company in conjunction with the Wellbeing Consultants
  • - EAP can be used for a variety of work or personal development and use of this service is encouraged by Care On Call
  • - Care On Call will cover the costs of three visits

Employee Rewards

  • - Kiwisaver employer contributions of 3% to your scheme
  • - Employees are eligible to earn a bonus for referring someone to work, who in turn gets employed by us and has completed orientation, worked at least 2 weeks and a minimum of 15 hours for the organisaiton. 
  • - Discounted rate for landline and mobile plans
  • - Employee of the Quarter and Employee of the Year can be recognised for outstanding behaviour in line with our values
  • - Registered Nurses reimbursed their APC renewal costs
  • - Travel assignment opportunities - including free accomodation, flights or mileage
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