Community Support Worker - Wellington
Spectrum Care
Wellington, NZ
4d ago

In our supported accommodation, we provide services for adults with intellectual and / or physical disabilities within their homes and out in their community.

In this role as a Community Support Worker you would be supporting a man who lives on his own to live his life to the fullest.

He enjoys meeting new people, music (especially drumming), ball games, DIY and lawn mowing.

Your role will be to provide active support for the man in both his home and out in the community, working under the direction of the House Leader and alongside a team of experienced Community Support Workers.

You will be confident in supporting behaviour which challenges us, and in working closely with the families of people that we support.

Your role will include assisting with intimate cares such as showering and using the toilet, doing household chores, as well as some reporting and administration.

We provide 24 hour support which consists of a rotating roster Monday through to Sunday. This role consists of evening shifts, sleepovers and weekend work.

Skills & Experience

  • Committed to and passionate about supporting people with disabilities to live great lives
  • Ability to communicate effectively and supportively with the people you support, their families and the team
  • Good communication skills
  • Willingness to work as part of a tight-knit team
  • Effective report writing skills
  • The ideal candidate will have :

  • Experience supporting people with disabilities with behaviours that challenge us
  • Reliability, Commitment, and Passion for working with people
  • A full New Zealand driver's licence (essential)
  • The commitment to achieve a Health and Wellbeing Level Three qualification or other relevant qualification
  • The ability to use a computer effectively, including programs such as Word, Internet Explorer, and email
  • Apply Now if you have a passion for working with people and want to make a difference!

    Spectrum Care is proudly an equal opportunity employer.

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