Support Worker - Community Health - Wairarapa


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Support Workers - Community Health

Wairarapa region

Permanent, part-time and casual positions available in Carterton/Martinborough/Featherston/Greytown.

Who we are

Healthcare NZ, Community Health is committed to providing support, respect and dignity to all New Zealander's enabling them to have greater independence and quality of life in their own homes.

What does a Support Worker do?

You will be working with a variety of individuals to enable them to participate in meaningful activities in the community, support with daily personal care and household tasks to help them achieve maximum dependence.

We have a fantastic opportunity for enthusiastic and experienced support workers to make a real difference in the lives of people and their whanau/family.

As a Support Worker you will be working with a variety of individuals to enable them to participate in meaningful activities in the community, support daily living, mobility needs and help them to achieve their independent goals - for us it's about making a difference to the quality of life for the people we support

What skill will a Support Worker require?

  • Empathy for others, and the genuine desire to help people
  • A positive attitude towards personal learning and development to up skill and manage specialised care
  • Experience supporting people with physical and intellectual disabilities (not essential for all roles)
  • Ability to adapt to various situations while still providing excellent support
  • Previous experience would be preferred but is not necessary as full training is provided
  • Full driver's license and reliable transport
  • Be able to work weekends
  • Able to deliver personal cares, and home management tasks.
  • Be very reliable and trustworthy
  • Good communication skills
  • Be able to complete satisfactory police check and be legally entitled to work in New Zealand

We will offer you the following:

  • Variety of shifts, including weekends and evenings
  • Competitive pay and mileage
  • Ongoing support and training in all areas of care
  • A friendly and supportive workplace
  • Support to achieve levels 2 and 3 NZQA qualifications including paid time to complete these.
  • salary range between $20.50 to $25.50 per hour depending on qualifications
  • great work culture

So, if you are passionate about providing support to a wide range of people and think you would like a career with Healthcare NZ, then we would 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 Healthcare NZ.

To read a copy of our job description and apply - visit our website by pressing the apply now button.

Applications close on Friday, 4 October 2019.

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Healthcare New Zealand
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