Disability Support Workers, Christchurch - Full Time, Part Time, Casual
Healthcare of New Zealand
Canterbury, New Zealand
24d ago

Who are we?

NZCare Disability is a National provider of a range of support services to people with intellectual and physical disabilities.

We are one of the largest disability service providers and employ over 7,000 staff nationwide. Our aim is to maximise the independence and quality of life of the people we support.

About the job

  • Working with people with intellectual and physical disabilities in our residential homes
  • Providing day to day care, support and supervision with all aspects of daily life. This includes personal cares, household duties, and meal preparation.
  • Supporting people to get involved in their community
  • Working alongside other providers in the community to support the people to achieve their goals
  • Who are we looking for?

  • People who are experienced working with behaviours that can be challenging
  • Those with a reasonable level of physical fitness and who like to get active and involved in activities with people
  • Those who have an understanding of the Treaty of Waitangi
  • People with a good level of resilience and ability to build solid relationships with people
  • Essential requirements

  • You will need a full New Zealand Drivers’ Licence and the ability to drive a manual vehicle, including mobility vans.
  • The right to work in NZ is essential.
  • Flexibility to work a 24 / 7 roster
  • We will offer you :

  • A pay rate from $19 per hour depending on qualifications
  • A robust induction and orientation process
  • Ongoing training
  • Support to achieve Levels 2 & 3 NZQA qualifications including paid time to complete these
  • A committed and supportive management team
  • So, if you’re 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.

    For more information please email recruitment nzcaregroup.co.nz Please quote reference nzcch445 in all correspondence.

    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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