Support worker
NZCare Disability
Levin, NZ
2d ago

Support Worker

HealthCare NZ is a leading provider of in-home and community-based health, rehabilitation, nursing, mental health and disability support.

Our aim is to support people to live as independently as possible, for as long as possible and to maintain their independence regardless of age, injury, illness or disability.

Are you looking to make a real difference in your community? We are currently looking for an empathetic and passionate Support Workers based in the Horowhenua region for one of our community based services - Navigate RIDSAS.

In this role you would be working with people with an intellectual disability, who have complex behavioural needs and / or who have offended.

Our Navigate services focus on the provision of intensive residential rehabilitative support to enable clients to develop the skills they require to recognise their potential and to participate in their communities.

What does a Community Support Worker do?

As a Community Support Worker, you will be supporting clients in their daily living needs, enabling them to recognise their potential and develop the skills they need to participate in their communities.

This is achieved through the implementation and delivery of the client's rehabilitation pathway

This is a challenging but rewarding role, which will require you to develop positive relationships with our clients and their whanau, and to work collaboratively with a multi-disciplinary team to achieve their rehabilitative goals.

What are we looking for?

  • People who enjoying working with a challenging environment, where you will need to work well within a team.
  • People with a good level of resilience and ability to form solid relationships with others.
  • Level 3 NZQA qualification in Health and Wellbeing and previous experience within the disability sector.
  • A full NZ driver's licence is essential, and applicants must have NZ residency or a valid NZ work permit.
  • What's in it for me?

    We are committed to our employees and are proud to employ and train the best people in all areas of our organisation. We provide a career pathway for staff through the learning and development framework to achieve NZQA qualifications, which are fully funded by the organisation.

    You will earn between $20.50 - $25.50 per hour, depending on experience and qualification.

    This is an opportunity to join New Zealand's largest community healthcare provider with the potential to gain experience in a variety of disciplines including aged care, disability, mental health and rehabilitation.

    Whilst you will be part of a large national organisation, you will join a dedicated and close-knit team.

    So, if you're passionate about providing support to a wide range of people and think you'd like a career in Healthcare, then we'd 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.

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