Care Support Worker

Job ID 22285329
Manawatū-Whanganui, Palmerston North
Listed on 31 Jul 2023

About this job

Palmerton North employer is seeking a Care Support Worker to join their team for day shifts Mon, Wed and Fri 4pm-9:30pm and Sunday 8am-9:30pm. You will work and assist an elderly lady supporting her to have a good life in her home with her whanau. This lady is a kuia in a multi-generational household. She has a very independent attitude towards life however, she needs assistance or direction with some everyday tasks. Duties will also include, basic household cleaning and organisation, meal preparation with dietary requirements, assisting with personal cares in a sensitive manner, advocation, communication and navigation, when necessary as well as transportation to appointments, outings and community events (vehicle provided. No experience needed but you MUST have patience. - personal experience of care giving within family is valued as a very whanau orientated environment.

Job Requirements

Weekend availability is a must. Reliable, punctual, confidential, great sense of humour, ability to handle medical situations calmly (training provided), willing to submit police vetting check. No experience needed. Personal experience of caregiving within ones own family is valued. Orientation, ongoing support and training are provided. Knowledge in basic Te Reo Māori and tikanga would be an advantage.

Days of work
6 day rotation (3 days work/3 days off) (48 hours per week)
Pay Details
start $23 unless higher qualifications
Job Category
Aged and Disabled Carers
Career Level
Trainee/apprentice (0 - 6 months)
Driver Licence
Full, (Class 1) - Car Licence
Pre-employment drug test required

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