Disability Support Workers - Full Time, Part Time, Casual - Kapiti

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Job ID:

368630

Category:

Healthcare
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Job Views:

1739

Location:

Wellington 

Posted:

10.12.2018

Employment Type:

Full time, Part time, Casual
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Job Description:

Do you want to support people to achieve great things?

Who are we?

NZCare Disability is a National provider of a range of support services to people with intellectual and physical disabilities.  Our aim is to maximise their independence and quality of life.  Services include residential support, respite care and vocational services.

What does a Support Worker do? 

Our support workers assist the disabled people who access our services to live independently in their community.  Support workers are part of a team who work shifts or specific rosters providing 24/7 cover with responsibilities including: 

  • leisure activities at home and in the community
  • household duties including meal preparation
  • personal cares
  • maintaining computerised records

What skills do I need?

  • Experience supporting disabled people and a relevant NZQA Qualification is highly desirable although full training is provided.
  • Experience working in a challenging environment where you are required to work independently as well as within a team
  • A warm and friendly personality, a reasonable level of physical fitness, and the desire to help others are the main requirements. 
  • People who are resilient and thrive on working in an environment where the support they provide can enable young people with disabilities to achieve positive outcomes for themselves.
  • You will need a full New Zealand Drivers’ Licence and the ability to drive a manual vehicle as our staff transport the people we support in our disability vans. 
  • The right to work in NZ is essential. 
  • All staff are required to undergo a satisfactory Police Check and CYFS Check.

Working for Us

We are committed to our employees and are proud to employ and train the best people in all areas of our organisation. We provide a career pathway for staff through the learning and development framework and offer a starting rate of $19 per hour, with the opportunity to progress once you have completed our fully funded NZQA training and qualifications.  We are a part of Healthcare NZ who employ over 7000 staff nationwide. 

So, if you’re passionate about providing support to a wide range of people and think you’d like a career with NZCare, then we’d like to hear from you! 

Mēnā he tangata ngākaunui ana koe ki te tautoko i ngā momo tāngata, tēnā pea, kei konei he tūranga mōu. Tukua mai tō tono ki NZCare.

For more information please email recruitment@nzcaregroup.co.nz  please quote reference nzcka410 in all correspondence.

Closing Date for applications is Thursday 19th April 2018

NZCare Disability is committed to ensuring the good health and wellbeing of its staff and the people they support by operating a smoke-free environment

 

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NZ Care Disability
Wellington, New Zealand

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