Team Leader – Community Support Worker (Paraparaumu)
Healthvision
Wellington, NZ
5d ago

We have a great opportunity for an experienced Community Support Worker, looking for a Permanent Role at one of our client's homes in Paraparaumu.

You would need to be reliable, self-motivated with excellent relationship skills, resilient and flexible. You will use your skills to support people in achieving positive goals in their lives and contribute to the effective day to day running of the services.

This rewarding role involves :

  • Leading and motivating the Support Worker team whilst assisting the client with home and community based cares to maximise independence
  • Ensuring the effective delivery of appropriate, high-quality home support services to Healthvision Clients
  • Working cohesively with the team to provide wraparound services to client ensuring cares provided are in alignment with client service plans
  • Ensuring effective and positive team work whilst maintaining communication with the Support Office / Client Services Managers / Registered Health Professional
  • Visiting Clients in their homes to provide support and care, in line with the Client’s Service Plan, and within the parameters of the plan
  • Monitoring and reporting on Client progress to the appropriate Healthvision Client Services Manager
  • Supporting the Client Services Manager by ensuring support workers are assigned to clients when rostered carers are unable to attend
  • The ideal candidate would have :

  • An NZQA level 3 or 4 or equivalent qualification
  • Experience working with Complex Care or Challenging Behaviour Clients or Team Leader experience would be an advantage
  • Ability to work alongside a diverse range of people with different support needs.
  • Ability to work in a cohesive manner and make an effective unit / team contribution.
  • Demonstrate professionalism and integrity.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • A full driver’s license
  • Previous experience preferred but comprehensive training will be provided
  • Evidence of your vaccination status (as per the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021 which specifies that all frontline workers must be vaccinated)
  • NZ Citizen, Residency, or a valid NZ Open work visa
  • As this is a Frontline Healthcare role, all applicants must be able to provide evidence of compliance with the Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021, specifying that all Healthcare workers must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19.
  • Pay Rate : $22.49 - $28.25 per hour + a weekly Team Leader Allowance

    We offer :

  • Competitive Hourly Rates $22.49 - $28.25 per hour (Based on Pay Equity)
  • Flexible hours
  • Travel allowance as per in between travel policy (MOH guidelines)
  • Opportunities to gain your Level 3 and Level 4 Qualifications
  • Paid Competency Trainings
  • Free EAP (Employer Assistance Programme) Services
  • Special Rates for Complex Clients based on employer discretion
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