Community Support Worker - South Canterbury
Timaru, Timaru
2d ago

Permanent (Part Time and Full Time) Roles available based on candidate preference.

Days of Work : As this is community-based work, rotating rosters would be involved including am, pm and weekend work. Your preferred hours of work can be discussed during the recruitment process.

Pay Band : $22.49 - $28.25 per hour (This is based on the Pay Equity Settlement by the Ministry of Health hourly pay rates based on equivalency of Healthcare Qualifications assessed under Pay Equity)

The rewarding role of a Community Support Worker includes (Job Responsibilities) :

  • Assisting the client with personal cares, home help, shopping assistance, and meal preps
  • Supporting exercise programmes
  • Moving and handling using hoists and manual transfers
  • Assisting the client to access the community
  • The ideal candidate would have (Candidate Pre-Requisites) :

  • Experience in personal cares is required.
  • Experience in Complex Cares (Bowel and SPC Cares) and Challenging Behaviours would be preferred
  • A Level 3 or Level 4 qualification in Health and Wellbeing would be an advantage, however, someone looking at making a career in the Healthcare Industry would also be considered for this role
  • Access to your own car and a Full Driver’s License is a requirement of the role (as this is community based work)
  • Flexibility to work on a roster (including weekends)
  • Great communication skills
  • Legal rights to work in New Zealand
  • 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.
  • 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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