Resident vacancies in Abbeyfield New Zealand houses

Studio rooms are currently available for residents in the Abbeyfield Houses below. To enquire, please contact the person listed (click on their name for their email address) for an initial discussion.

 Dunedin: call 03 464 0082 or email

Waikato: call Denise White 07 843 1904

Palmerston North: contact Pip Chrystall 027 201 3451  

To register an interest in moving in to an Abbeyfield House, please complete the form below (available in two formats) and send it to your local Abbeyfield Society (see houses for addresses). 

Doc 2 - Preliminary Enquiry Form V1.1.docx
Preliminary Enquiry Form  - PDF

Housekeeper vacancies

Abbeyfield houses have opportunities from time to time for Housekeepers, and part-time relieving staff. 

Resident Housekeeper/Cook: Nelson

Abbeyfield Nelson Inc seeks to employ a responsible, caring, friendly, outgoing and well-organised person to oversee a family-style household for 12 older residents for our Abbeyfield House at 2 St Francis Way, Stoke, Nelson. 
Key responsibilities for this full time live-in position include:
•Budgeting, planning and preparation of meals
•Cleaning of house common areas
•Helping ensure the harmonious running of the house 
The successful applicant will 
•Have catering experience with a flair for preparing nutritious, appetising meals
•be able to work co-operatively with older people and volunteers
•have empathy for and a good understanding of the needs of older people. 

Please apply in the first instance by email and include your current CV to
Closing date for applications is Monday 18 September 2017. 

Abbeyfield NZ vacancies

There are no vacancies at Abbeyfield NZ at present. 


Abbeyfield New Zealand
Level One,
200 Hardy Street

PO Box 482
Nelson 7040
New Zealand
P:+64 3 546 6459
F:+64 3 546 6210
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