Support Worker
Geneva Healthcare
Rotorua, New Zealand
10d ago

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  • Mental Health and Disability Sector
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  • About Geneva Healthcare

    Geneva Healthcare is one of New Zealand’s leading temporary staffing suppliers to a wide range of hospitals and healthcare across New Zealand.

    Due to increased demand from our clients, we are recruiting experienced Community Support Workers to cover shift work in the mental health and disability support sector in Rotorua.

    About the Role

    Experience in the mental health and disability sector is essential for this role due to clients’ complex needs ranging from those recovering from traumatic brain injuries, through to clients living with chronic pain.

    This is a critical role in fostering independence and recovery. You must be reliable, flexible and committed.

    Typical Duties

  • Aiding clients in their own homes and in the community to allow them to function more safely and independently
  • Assisting clients in their social, emotional and physical daily life skills development
  • Recognizing potentially dangerous situations and being able to deal with these calmly and efficiently
  • Skills and Experience

  • Minimum of six months experience in an acute mental health setting, or have a National Certificate in Mental Health.
  • Experience and knowledge of brain injuries and all aspects of psychological rehabilitation would be advantageous
  • You must be proficient with managing challenging behaviours
  • A full drivers license and the ability to drive a manual van is essential
  • Get rewarded, we’re recognised as having some of the most competitive pay rates in the industry
  • A Geneva Consultant will be assigned to look after you, they will get to know you and your requirements
  • Keep your skills fresh, Geneva offer support with training and professional development (conditions apply)
  • Refer a friend bonus when you introduce us to other great health staff who join Geneva
  • Rewards and recognition through our quarterly Outstanding Employee Awards
  • You must be a NZ Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid Work Permit. Geneva Healthcare is unable to assist with immigration requirements for these positions.

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