RIDSAS Support workers (Auckland and Wellington)
IHC New Zealand
North Shore, West, New Zealand
2d ago

IHC is one of New Zealand's best loved and supported organisations. IHC advocates for the rights, inclusion and welfare of all people with intellectual disabilities.

It's an exciting time to join IHC and this exciting role presents a great opportunity to take ownership, be a team player, bring your thinking in the areas of health and disability to support the effective delivery of a safe and high-quality service.

Working with us means a career that is rewarding and fulfilling! Click to know more.

We are looking for experienced Support Workers for our Regional Intellectual Disability Supported Accommodation Service () across Wellington (Kapiti, Porirua) and Auckland (Henderson) .

We are contracted by the Ministry of Health to provide rehabilitation services for people with high and complex needs, who may have had contact with the justice system.

We offer :

  • Competitive hourly pay rates from $20.50 to $25.50
  • Support to achieve Level 2 New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (a minimum qualification requirement for a Support Worker)
  • The opportunity to gain further qualifications by enrolling in the Level 3 New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing
  • Generous long-service leave entitlements and Insurance benefit
  • An insurance package that kicks in after two years of service
  • Attractive discounts and exclusive eyecare packages through a leading optometrist
  • Special discounts through leading technology retailers and fitness centres
  • A collaborative and inclusive culture with flexible and agile work practices that focus on our people's wellbeing
  • This is your opportunity to teach people to grow and achieve greater independence, support people to live a healthy lifestyle, build and maintain relationships and make sure they learn other skills that support them to be part of their community.

    Here are the must haves :

  • Legal entitlement to live and work in New Zealand (work visa must be valid for at least 10 months)
  • Full NZ driver licence or be able to gain this within 3 months
  • You must be able to pass satisfactory police vetting check
  • About IDEA Services :

    IDEA Services supports adults of all ages with intellectual disabilities to live in their own homes and enjoy life as part of their communities.

    We are New Zealand's largest provider of services to people with intellectual disabilities and their families. Our services are founded on IHC's utter commitment for people with intellectual disabilities to have a good life and to be valued contributors to and members of their own community.

    IDEA Services is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the IHC Group is made up of our charitable programmes and three wholly-owned subsidiaries, committed to supporting people with intellectual disabilities to lead satisfying lives in the community and to providing housing and tenancy services to people in need.

    The IHC Group is committed to Te Tiriti o Waitangi and actively seek a diverse applicant pool. We encourage candidates of all backgrounds to apply.

    We welcome all kinds of diversity and the different perspectives such diversity brings to our work. Applicants must have the legal right to work in New Zealand.

    If you require assistance or support through the application process, please let us know, so that we can accommodate this.

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