Support Worker
IHC New Zealand
North Shore, NZ
5d ago

If you are looking for a career in the disability sector where you can help people make positive changes in their lives, please read on.

You want to support people with their goals, dreams and ambitions, and promote independence through active support. You are looking for stimulating and meaningful work where you can be creative and make every day interesting in ways that are important to others.

About the role

The team in Orewa are looking for an energetic and motivated individual to join and support a range of people with an intellectual disability.

We currently have part time roles available 30-40 hours per fortnight - includes weekends and awake night shifts.

Part of your day may include showering, administering medication, and dealing with challenging behaviour, but the rewards are amazing.

Every day is different, and you need to have a flexible approach with the right attitude.

So why apply for this role? Well, this is not your typical desk job. Here you will be able to make a difference in other people's lives by empowering them to achieve their day-to-day goals and participate in daily activities - things that we often take for granted.

That is an awesome thing to be able to do.

What's on offer?

  • Opportunities to build your long-term career in the disability sector
  • Salary based on qualifications with a clear salary progression as you learn
  • Ongoing support to achieve your National certificates in Health and Wellbeing
  • Generous long-service leave entitlements plus insurance benefits after 2 years' service
  • Refer a friend' Bonus programme

  • FREE?Employee Assistance programme service anytime you need health and wellbeing support
  • $21.50- $27.00 per hour depending on relevant qualifications, with the ability to earn more as you gain qualifications
  • What will you bring?

  • A 'can-do attitude' with loads of energy
  • Resilience and perseverance
  • The willingness to learn
  • Ideally some experience in the disability sector but not necessary as full training and orientation will be provided
  • Requirements :

  • Flexibility to work across a rotating fortnightly roster, including weekends and awake nights
  • Have a Full NZ drivers' licence or be able to gain it within 3 months
  • Pass a full New Zealand Police check
  • Have the legal right to work in New Zealand.
  • About IDEA Services :

    IDEA Services supports adults of all ages with intellectual disabilities to live in their own homes and enjoy life as part of their communities.

    We are New Zealand's largest provider of services to people with intellectual disabilities and their families. Our services are founded on IHC's utter commitment for people with intellectual disabilities to have a good life and to be valued contributors to and members of their own community.

    IDEA Services is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the IHC Group which is made up of our charitable programmes and three wholly-owned subsidiaries, committed to supporting people with intellectual disabilities to lead satisfying lives in the community and to providing housing and tenancy services to people in need.

    Interested? Apply online Today!

    IHC Group is committed to Te Tiriti o Waitangi and actively seek a diverse applicant pool. We encourage candidates of all backgrounds to apply.

    We welcome all kinds of diversity and the different perspectives such diversity brings to our work.

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