Support worker
NZCare Disability
Tauranga, NZ
6h ago
  • NZCare Disability is part of Healthcare NZ limited and provides services to people with disabilities all across New Zealand;
  • our aim being to maximise our clients independence and quality of life.

    This vacancy is for a new child moving into our residential services in Tauranga and we have several full time positions available over a rostered period (shifts Monday to Sunday).

    This would include shifts in the morning, afternoon and night shifts.

    What does a Support Worker do?

    Our support workers assist people who access our services to live as independently as possible, in their community. Support workers are part of a team who work shifts or specific rosters providing 24 / 7 cover with responsibilities including providing assistance with personal care, community outings and other aspects of daily living - enabling our clients to be as independent as possible.

    What's in it for you?

    We are committed to our employees and are proud to employ and train the best people in all areas of our organisation. We provide a career pathway for staff through the learning and development framework and offer a starting rate of $20.

    50 per hour, with the opportunity to progress once you have completed our fully funded NZQA training and qualifications.

    What are we looking for?

  • Experience supporting children with disabilities with all aspects of daily living, including personal care (showering, dressing)
  • Ability to confidently and safely transport passengers in our disability vans (training also provided)
  • If you are passionate about providing support to a wide range of people and think you would like a career with NZCare, 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 NZCare!

    The right to work in N.Z and willingness to undergo Police Vetting and additional Vulnerable Children Safety checking are essential to be considered for this position.

    NZCare Disability is committed to ensuring the good health and wellbeing of its staff and the people they support by operating a smoke-free environment.

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