Community Support Worker - Child, Youth & Respite, Porirua

Job ID 22411791
Wellington, Porirua
Full-time
Listed on 18 Jan 2024

About this job

Currently have role with our children's respite house in Titahi Bay, Porirua. Covering early mornings, after school, evenings and weekends. We're looking for team members to help kids and teenagers with intellectual disabilities to feel safe and have fun while staying at our respite house.

You will need to know how to liven things up, and calm things down, to notice how children are feeling, and to provide them with guidance, comfort or support as needed. You will need to be vigilant, warm, and creative. Additionally, as the children have a vast range of communication styles, an ability or interest in learning to find effective ways to communicate is very much preferred.

The role is based in Titahi Bay in Porirua.

Development opportunities and continuing education - there will be support to obtain NZQA Level 2, 3 and 4 Health and Wellbeing qualifications

Job Requirements

- A full driver's licence is essential - You need to be fit enough for a moderately active role - To enjoy working with kids! - To be a great communicator. - The empathy and willingness to support children with their personal cares, such as bathing, dressing and toileting - Basic computer skills

Days of work
Monday - Sunday, Rotating Shifts - Hours/Shifts can be discussed (40 hours per week)
Pay Details
$23.38 - $29.10
Job Category
Welfare Support Workers
Career Level
Trainee/apprentice (0 - 6 months)
Driver Licence
Full, (Class 1) - Car Licence
Pre-employment drug test required
Yes

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