RIDSAS SERVICE - SUPPORT WORKERS
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Full Time or Part Time Support worker positions available. RIDSAS ( Regional Intellectual Disability Supported Accommodation Service) service is contracted by the Ministry of Health to provide rehabilitation services to people with high and complex needs who have had contact with the judicial system. Our person-centred approach utilises your exceptional communication skills and empathy to understand and support individuals with challenging behaviour on their journey towards personal growth and self-improvement. Seeking Support Workers who are resilient, patient, non-judgemental and solutions focused with an understanding of Trauma Informed Care. You will have a genuine interest in supporting people to achieve their goals, learn new skills and develop meaningful community connections. We see challenging behaviour as communication and respond with empathy and patience. Ongoing support and professional development offered
Hold a current First Aid Certificate (or be willing to obtain one within 8 weeks of employment) - Hold a full current NZ Driver Licence - Be eligible to work in New Zealand or have a valid work visa with a minimum of 12 months until expiry. Full position description is available
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