Community Support Worker - Child, Youth & Respite, Porirua
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
- 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
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