Support Worker – Live Life Disability Support (N21-698)
Nelson Marlborough Health
Nelson, NZ
2d ago

Support young adults with adisability to increase their independence, enjoyment and quality of life

  • Provide support to people with respect, courtesy anddignity
  • Ensure quality of life outcomes
  • Earn $21.50 to $27.00 an hour
  • Fixed-term position covering leave until 27th February 2022
  • Ā mātou rōpū (About our team)

    We support each person to manage their dayto day lives in ways and at times that work for them. The people we supporthave a wide range of abilities and challenges.

  • Some people need support withtheir personal care and taking care of household tasks; some need support toparticipate and go out-and-about and join in social and leisure activities;
  • andsome need communication and behavioural support.

    We also work with family and whanau to provide time for them to have abreak, while their young adults stay in one of our respite houses.

    We actively encourage people to pursue theirdreams and try out new experiences, and can guarantee that no two days workingat LLDS are ever the same.

    We workcollaboratively and in partnership with Mental Health and Addictions, YouthJustice, Oranga Tamariki, and other community organisations to meet the needsof people we support.

    N.B. Disability SupportServices are part of Nelson Marlborough Health, however, we are not amedical / clinical service. We are a community based disability supportservice focused on quality of life EnablingGood Lives Principles.

    Ngā mōhiohio e pā ana ki tēnei mahi (About this position)

    This is a fixed-term position working 35 hours a fortnight, until 27th February 2022 (0.44FTE).

    Shift : 3.30PM to 8.30.00PM

    Roster :

  • Week 1 : Wednesday, Thursday &Friday.
  • Week 2 : Thursday, Friday, Saturday& Sunday.
  • Ko wai he kaitono tōtika? (Who is anappropriate applicant?)

    We are looking for people from allwalks of life, with a can-do attitude, who can work with young adults as part of aproactive support team.

    You will follow individual plans and understand theimportance of consistency in assisting people to achieve a great life.

    We’re looking for people whohave :

  • A sense of humour
  • Patience
  • Good social skills and the ability to relate well to others
  • The ability to work with people who present with challenging behaviours
  • Diversity to work with a range of people with differing levels of support needs
  • The ability to maintain confidentiality, be tactful and sensitive in dealing with people
  • Commitment to professional development
  • An ability to work actively as part of a team and individually to ensure service quality
  • Good English language ability (written and spoken)
  • Basic maths and computing skills
  • Confidence in assisting with personal cares
  • Energy and enthusiasm
  • A current full driver’s licence (confident driving both automatic and manual vehicles)
  • NZ Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Level 2 to 4) or equivalent is preferred
  • Your hourly rate willbe $21.50 to $27.00 dependent upon your qualifications as recognised under theCare and Support Workers (Pay Equity) Settlement Act 2017.

    These positions are classified byImmigration as ANZSCO 423111 and applicants for this position must be NZ orAustralian Citizens, or have NZ Permanent Residency, or a valid NZ workvisa.

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