Community Support Worker
Pact Group
Invercargill, NZ
2d ago

Pact is currently looking for 3 X casual Community Support Workers to work in our intellectual disability residential service in Invercargill.

The Role

Your role will include supporting our clients to participate in meaningful activities in the community, and assist our clients in gaining and maintaining social, health, education, whanau and cultural reconnection.

Previous professional experience in the intellectual disability field will be an advantage.

  • Key Responsibilities;
  • Support with daily house tasks
  • Assistance with personal hygiene
  • Ensure strict compliance with medication and considering clients needs
  • Excellent communication and networking skills
  • Ensure client processes are accurately documented
  • Adding to the teams culture by showing positivity and patience
  • Celebrating staff and clients accomplishments
  • Ability to build and sustain working relationships with clients, staff and external agencies
  • Casual position X3

  • Role is based in Invercargill
  • A Challenging and rewarding role
  • We offer support for achieving higher qualifications (level 2,3 or 4)
  • There is on-going training and development
  • Join a knowledgeable, experience and fun team
  • As we operate 24 / 7, hours of work will include day, evening, weekend, awake night and sleepover shifts.

    Desired Skills and Experience

    If you are an enthusiastic, energetic person, who has experience in working with those with an intellectual disability then this role is for you (qualification preferred but not required).

    You must 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 Invercargill.
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