Now Hiring Caregiving Team Members
At Pineapple Garden we strive to work hard and love people well.
We offer you the opportunity to put your passion, calling, abilities God given talent to use. Our goal is to attract and develop skilled, passionate teammates that impact and challenge our residents, fellow team members, families and the community.
Our People Strategy - We believe in a people strategy to be the fundamental driver of our organization.
While we can never reach perfection, we can certainly strive towards it in our daily efforts and mission. With that vision comes a focus of key initiatives we are working on, listed here, with the indicators of what it should look like as we approach:
A collective understanding of what Pineapple Garden stands for, where it is going, and how we will get there. Indicators: a clear inspiring vision, well-executed strategies, clear aligned goals.
Deeply held principles guiding all decisions and relationships and reflected in the conduct of everyone at all times. Indicators: high levels of trust and communications, uncompromising integrity and ethics.
Open, collaborative relationships that recognize and honor the commitments that people make to themselves, teammates, their work, and the organization. Indicators: respect for all individuals, effective problem solving and decision-making, clear accountability, effective teamwork at all levels.
Flexible structures, processes, and technologies that allow people to do their best work and to collaborate effectively. Indicators: clear organizational design, collective knowledge, the right tools and technologies, the right people for the right jobs.
Results-focused learning that strengthens individual and Pineapple Garden capacity to cope with the present and define the future. Indicators: continuous teaching and learning, effective knowledge and skills development, leadership development at all levels.
Fair, meaningful performance requirements, measure and rewards that reinforce high performance and manage poor performance. Indicators: clear and energizing performance requirements, relevant work measures, differentiated rewards.
We are driven by a passion for high quality care for our residents. Our desire is to develop a community founded on Christ-like integrity through Open Communication, Mutual Accountability, Creative Thinking, Innovation, Trust & Respect for the residents & teammates. While making sure our team members find what they are doing fulfilling & rewarding. This is reflected in how we conduct our business, how we serve our residents, and how we care for our team members – who are our greatest asset.
Our Ideal Caregiving Team Member Would Be The Following.
A strong sense of knowing who you are (i.e., gifts, talents, competencies) and how you are to spend your life. We fulfill our calling by being excellent at what God designed us to be and we diligently pursue it.
A Servant Leader:
Team Members at Pineapple Garden are called to serve. We realize that effective leadership starts on the inside. We demonstrate that we are willing to do what others are unwilling to do. We will practice a Servant Leadership character that enriches the lives of others.
Committed to Pineapple Garden:
An understanding of and a commitment to the special purpose, mission, and beliefs of Pineapple Garden and will has a value system compatible with our values.
Deep interest and care for people with an understanding of their primary interests, aims, strengths, and motivations.
Works with Others:
A demonstrated ability to accomplish results through collaboration with and development of strong relationships with our residents & other team members.
An ability to organize his/her own thoughts, time and work, while continually growing and improving. Ability to win the confidence of residents & teammates demonstrating a well-functioning community.
Loving & Task Oriented:
Ability to balance Love & compassion for our residents with Tasks that must be completed. Comment to teammates that you will assist in their success.
Insight & Strategy:
A focused sense of strategy & the ability to set realistic objectives for a shift and achieve them.
A Sense of Timing:
An intuitive sense of timing and appropriateness in relation to people and projects.
Sufficient physical and emotional energy to deliver the results necessary to advance our mission.
Creates ideas and follows through without prodding. (Balanced with judgment and knowing when and how to ask for assistance and counsel).
A heartfelt passion for the work we do, which displays optimism – but not overselling and overstating.
Maintain a level of impeccable integrity that permeates others.
The Pineapple Garden vision will be irresistible to the right person. People skills, organizational and communication abilities must be truly remarkable, this person will be excellent at Caregiving & Task Oriented in a manner that inspires others to join in developing solid relationships.
Providing the highest quality of care for our residents delivered with a sense of warmth, friendliness, & love. We provide our employees a stable work environment with equal opportunity for growth.
Our vision is to glorify God by being a faithful steward of all that He has entrusted to us and to have a positive, lasting influence on our residents, our caregivers and our Central Florida, Brevard County communities.
Our desire is to develop a compelling environment founded on Christ-like integrity through communication, mutual accountability, trust & respect for each individual.
Expectations of the Caregiver
A Caregiver comes prepared to all shifts & helps create an atmosphere where residents are loved, teammates are valued & tasks are completed.
CNA License & three to five years’ experience in the field is prefered.
Process of Candidacy
If after reading this, you sense the gifts and experiences you possess are a good initial match for Pineapple Garden, we invite you to begin the application process below. We handle all information and conversations confidentially.