Support Worker

Job ID 22539786
Canterbury, Christchurch
Listed on 8 Jul 2024

About this job

2 Locations - Rangiora and Christchurch As a Support Worker, your main responsibility will be to assist individuals with intellectual disabilities in developing their independence and daily living skills. This includes tasks such as helping with transportation, employment, finances, meal preparation, shopping, cleaning, showering, and medication administration. No prior experience in the health and disability sector is necessary, but a strong desire to work as a Support Worker is important. Full training and orientation will be provided, our services support employees in completing Level 2, 3, and 4 Certificates in Health and Wellbeing qualifications. Generous long service leave entitlements and insurance benefits after 2 years of service. Employee Assistance Programme for health and wellbeing support. Refer a friend Bonus programme. Our company is New Zealand's largest provider of services to people with intellectual disabilities. They focus on helping individuals live independently and participate fully in their communities.

If this aligns with your career goals and you are interested in applying or learning more, you can contact Job Search Line 0800 779 009. We emphasize a commitment to helping individuals with intellectual disabilities lead fulfilling lives and be valued members of their communities.

Job Requirements

Positive attitude and enthusiasm for the role. Availability to work flexible shifts, including weekends and sleepover shifts. Comfortable using computers and tablets. Strong written and verbal communication skills. Comfortable in working with a diversity community Physical fitness to provide necessary support. Possession of a Full NZ driver's license or willingness to obtain one. Must pass a drug test Must pass a MOJ and police check

Days of work
Full time 65 hours per fortnight Rostered shifts, flexibility for day, evening, sleepovers and weekend shifts needed (32.5 hours per week)
Pay Details
$23.15 to $28.25 depending on experience
Job Category
Welfare Support Workers
Career Level
Trainee/apprentice (0 - 6 months)
Driver Licence
Full, (Class 1) - Car Licence
Pre-employment drug test required

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