Community Support Worker
Spectrum Care
West Auckland, New Zealand
3d ago

We have more than 100 worksites and support options across the Auckland, Hamilton, Tauranga and Wellington region. In our Aspirations service, we provide a day service for adults with intellectual and or physical disabilities from Monday to Friday, 9am-3pm, especially for those transitioning from completing secondary school.

As a Community Support Worker you take on tasks that are dynamic and will depend on the needs and dreams of each person.

You provide assistance with daily activities such as community participation, socializing, work or education and personal cares as well as responsibility for reporting and administration.

We are looking for an person to support a female individual and in particular looking for someone who has a positive attitude, patient, open minded and open to trying new things.

You must be able to constantly review and develop new strategies of support. Previous experience working with people with autism and or learning disabilities is essential and knowledge of Cerebral Palsy would be an advantage.

Experience supporting people with challenging behaviour is also required. But most of all we want you to be part of a fun and active team supporting someone to engage in activities within the community.

If you're interested in supporting people to develop self-confidence and independence, and live their lives of choice, lives like any other, in their own communities, then we want to hear from you today!

Skills & Experience

  • Committed and passionate for supporting people with disabilities to live great lives
  • Ability to communicate effectively and supportively with your colleagues and the people you support
  • Empathy and willingness to support people with their personal cares, such as bathing, dressing and toileting
  • The ideal candidate will have :

  • The commitment to achieve a Community Support Worker Level Three qualification
  • Experience supporting people with disabilities and / or challenging behaviours
  • Reliability, Commitment, and Passion for working with people
  • A full New Zealand driver's licence
  • The ability and confidence to drive a van with a manual transmission
  • A 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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