Support worker - Rehabilitation/Commuity
NZCare Disability
Dunedin, NZ
1h ago

Support Worker - Rehabilitation

Who we are :

HealthCare NZ is the leading provider of Community-Based Home support, Rehabilitation, Nursing and Mental Health Services across New Zealand.

We are committed to providing support, respect and dignity to all New Zealander's enabling them to have greater independence and quality of life in their own homes

What is the role about?

We have a fantastic opportunity within our Rehabilitation team for enthusiastic and / or experienced Support Workers across the Dunedin area working with a variety of clients.

This role requires someone who is practical and a quick learner; has a high level of initiative to be able to support our clients with Spinal Cord Injuries.

As a Support Worker you will be working one-on-one to enable the client to participate in meaningful activities in the community, support daily living, mobility needs and help them to achieve their independent goals - for us it's about making a difference to the quality of life for the people we support.

We offer full training specific to a clients needs, however if you have already completed NZQA Level 3 or 4 that is an advantage.

We have a variety of shifts working across 7 days and 24 hours, sleep overs and wake overs.

Typical responsibilities include :

  • Complex personal support such as showering, dressing, grooming
  • Use of medical and rehabilitation equipment; with training in its use provided
  • Assistance to get the client out and about in the community
  • Household management including meal preparation, shopping, cleaning for our client
  • We are looking for people with the following skills :

  • Experience hoist / mobility support experience would be an advantageous, but not essential.
  • Empathy for others, and the genuine desire to help people
  • Resilience and tolerance is essential.
  • Flexibility to work various shifts, including sleepovers.
  • A positive attitude towards personal learning and development of new skills
  • Ability to adapt to various situations while still providing excellent support
  • Full drivers licence required
  • Working for us :

    As a company we are committed to our employees. We are proud to employ and train the best people in all areas of our organisation and we enjoy a vast degree of diversity within our staff teams .

    We provide career pathways for staff through the learning and development framework and offer a pay rate from $20.50 to $25.

    50 per hour depending on qualifications. Full time positions available.

    So, if you are passionate about providing support to a wide range of people and think you would like a career with Healthcare NZ, then we would like to hear from you!

    Mēnā he tangata ngākaunui ana koe ki te tautoko i ngā momo tāngata, tēnā pea, kei konei he tūranga mōu. Tukua mai tō tono ki Healthcare NZ.

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