Community Support Worker
Pact Group
Dunedin, NZ
3d ago

Pact is currently looking for 2 permanent full time Community Support Workers to work in our intellectual disability residential service in Dunedin.

The Role

This role is very specific as it requires you to work awake overnight shifts, from the hours of 11 : 00pm to 9 : 00am. You will be expected to support our clients if they are to wake up during the night.

We have 2 shifts available, 4 nights from Sunday to Thursday, and 3 nights from Thursday to Sunday. Previous professional experience in the intellectual disability field will be an advantage, however this is not required.

If this sounds like you we would love to hear from you.

  • Key Responsibilities ;
  • Support with daily house tasks
  • Assistance with personal hygiene
  • Excellent communication and networking skills
  • Ensure strict compliance with medication and considering clients needs
  • Ensure client processes are accurately documented
  • Ability to build and sustain working relationships with clients, staff and external agencies is essential.
  • You will have the chance to train and gain further education on the job, which then enhances your own worth within in the organisation.

    Our starting rate is $23 an hour and in increments increase to $27.43 after completing your Career Force levels, which is on the job based training.

    We offer a lot of training within in the job to ensure you have the skills to be the best support person within Pact.

    Desired Skills and Experience

    Pact is looking for an enthusiastic and energetic person to work alongside people with an intellectual disability who will inspire, encourage, be a role model, plus have excellent interpersonal skills and a can do’ attitude.

  • A full driver's licence and computer skills are essential.
  • If on a work visa, this must be valid for at least twelve months.
  • If shortlisted, you must be available for an interview in Dunedin.
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