Casual Support Worker
Nurse Maude
Christchurch, NZ
6d ago

We are now seeking applications for casual support workers to join our Homecare team in Christchurch.

If you are a reliable, conscientious, honest individual, with a caring nature, great communication and a passion for helping people, we'd love to hear from you!

Location and Hours of work

  • Hours for this position will be worked as and when required, by mutual agreement. Providing care for our clients in their homes across seven days of the week, between 7am and 9.
  • 30pm, our main demand is in the mornings, evenings and weekends. All casuals would require some weekend availability.

    What does this role involve?

  • A day in this role will see you working autonomously, with a range of clients in their homes, in the community.
  • Providing support with personal care : from showering, dressing, compression stockings, medication, and mobility, to domestic assistance : completing housework, preparing meals and assisting people with shopping.
  • To be successful in this positon, you will :

  • Be friendly in your approach, passionate about working with people, and providing a high level of care for our clients.
  • Hold a full New Zealand drivers licence, and have your own reliable transport.
  • Be confident using a smart phone and computer.
  • Excel in learning new systems, corresponding by e-text and email.
  • Have a high level of English compression, numeracy and literacy, and a willingness to complete formal on-the-job training (mostly online).
  • Be legally entitled to work in New Zealand.
  • The ideal applicants will have previous experience working in the community as a support worker, or similar, holding a Certificate in Health and Wellbeing.

    However, this is not essential, as full training is available.

    Nurse Maude can offer :

  • A rewarding career path, with training opportunities.
  • A smart phone for work use, full uniform and a work kit.
  • Good rates of pay, in line with the pay equity settlement 2017.
  • Nurse Maude has been caring for the people of the community for over 100 years. If you are honest, reliable and enjoy caring for people in the community, we invite you to apply online to join our team.

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