We are looking for a dynamic, energetic and conscientious individual that can support our clients living with complex injuries / disabilities within their own homes.
The rewarding role of a Community Support Worker includes (Job Responsibilities) :
Assisting the client with personal cares, home help, shopping assistance, and meal preps
Supporting exercise programmes
Moving and handling using hoists and manual transfers
Assisting the client to access the community
Days of Work : As this is community-based work, rotating rosters would be involved including am, pm and weekend work. Your preferred hours of work can be discussed during the recruitment process.
Pay Band : $22.49 - $28.25 per hour (This is based on the Pay Equity Settlement by the Ministry ofHealth hourly pay rates based on equivalency of Healthcare Qualifications assessed under Pay Equity)
Job Location- Manawatu / Whanganui
We offer :
Competitive Hourly Rates $22.49 - $28.25 per hour (Based on Pay Equity)
Travel allowance as per In between travel policy (MOH guidelines)
Opportunities to gain your Level 3 and Level 4 Qualifications
Paid Competency Trainings
Free EAP (Employer Assistance Programme) Services
Special Rates for Complex Clients based on employer discretion
The ideal candidate would have (Candidate Pre-Requisites) :
Experience in personal cares is required.
Experience in Complex Cares (Bowel and SPC Cares) and Challenging Behaviours would be preferred
A Level 3 or Level 4 qualification in Health and Wellbeing would be an advantage, however, someone looking at making a career in the Healthcare Industry would also be considered for this role
Access to your own car and a Full Driver’s License is a requirement of the role (as this is community based work)
Flexibility to work on a roster (including weekends)
Great communication skills
Legal rights to work in New Zealand
As this is a Frontline Healthcare role, all applicants must be able to provide evidence of compliance with the Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021, specifying that all Healthcare workers must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19.