Support Worker

Job ID 22528273
Wellington, Kāpiti Coast
Listed on 21 Jun 2024

About this job

We provide a wide range of support services for people with Mental Health, Intellectual or Physical Disability or Illness, Alcohol and Addiction and Youth Respite Care, these services are offered either at the residential homes we support, or people who require support in their own homes, or in the community.

Do you want to make a difference while gaining industry experience?

Are you compassionately qualified?

Are you interested in being part of a reputable, professional team that has a long history of providing quality to support to those in need within your community?

Mental Health & Addiction service in Hawkes Bay has delivered recovery programmes for people with alcohol and/or drug issues for a number of years. We have built our reputation within the community and have helped support many people as they regain and develop control over their lives and learn new skills to help them in their recovery journey.

What can we offer you? - An excellent working environment. - Extensive ongoing training opportunities. - Rewarding work. - Comprehensive induction and orientation programme. - Career growth and advancement within your chosen field. - Free yearly Flu Vaccinations. The Position: - We have a Full Time position available as a POOL staff member working across a number of our Disability Services located in Paraparaumu. - A POOL staff member is a staff member that works in a variety of homes covering all of the gaps that we have available due to annual leave and training. This position means your shift pattern may change from week to week but you are provided your roster at least a fortnight in advance. - You must be available to work both AM and PM shifts, weekdays and weekends. Ideally you will have experience and training in managing challenging behaviours. - Your can do attitude and ability to adapt to challenging situations will make you a suitable candidate. We are looking for candidates with a desire to learn and grow within their role and wanting flexibility with hours of work, not just a standard nine-to-five. Shifts will include weekend work.

Applicants will be reviewed as they are received and the role may close earlier if the right applicant is found.

If this sounds like you, apply today!

Job Requirements

To be the right fit for our organisation you would bring: - A passion for supporting people to enhance their lives. - Caring and empathetic nature. - The ability to care out personal cares including showering and dressing. - Reliability and honesty with a high level of integrity. - Eligibility to work in New Zealand. - Current Full Driver’s licence as you will be required to drive a van as part of your day to day job.

Days of work
Hours and Days TBD (40 hours per week)
Pay Details
$23.38 - 29.10 per hour, depending on your qualification
Job Category
Welfare Support Workers
Career Level
Entry level (6 months - 2 years)
Driver Licence
Full, (Class 1) - Car Licence
Pre-employment drug test required

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