Support worker
NZCare Disability
Christchurch , NZ
1d ago

Support Worker - Community

HealthCare NZ is the leading provider of Community-Based Home support, Rehabilitation, Nursing and Mental Health Services across New Zealand.

We are committed to providing support, respect and dignity to all New Zealander's enabling them to have greater independence and quality of life in their own homes

What's the role about?

As a Support Worker you will be working with a variety of individuals to enable them to participate in meaningful activities in the community.

We are looking for passionate people to support children, youth and young adults with disabilities, helping them to get out and about in the community.

You could be taking them swimming or to sporting activities, going on walks to the park, arts and crafts, movies - the list is endless.

This is a wonderful opportunity to help people grow and achieve greater independence, develop strong social skills and support them to be part of their community - you will be somebody who really thrives off helping others.

While the role is flexible, we do require people who can commit to afternoon shifts and some weekends.

What's in it for me?

As a company we are committed to our employees. We're proud to employ and train the best people in all areas of our organisation and we enjoy a vast degree of diversity within our staff teams .

We provide career pathways for staff through the learning and development framework and offer a pay rate from $20.50 to $25.

50 per hour depending on qualifications.

We're looking for people with the following skills :

  • Experience working with children / or young people is advantageous
  • Empathy for others, and the genuine desire to help people achieve their goals
  • Previous experience in a healthcare setting preferred
  • Full drivers' licence and reliable transport is essential.
  • At Healthcare NZ, we're passionate about creating an inclusive workplace that promotes and values diversity and reflects the communities we serve.

    If you are passionate about providing support to a wide range of people and think you would like a career with us, 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 Healthcare NZ.

    Please bear in mind all applicants must be a NZ Resident / Citizen or have a valid NZ work permit.

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