Fixed Term Support Worker
VisionWest Community Trust
Hamilton East, Waikato, NZ
23h ago
  • Part Time
  • Application Closes 04 Dec 2021
  • Waikato - Hamilton East
  • Healthcare Support Worker
  • Visionwest Home Healthcare is an established provider and has over 35 years’ experience with Support Workers providing quality, professional home help support to people, enabling them to live independently within their own homes.

    Our clients include people of all ages, with varying needs.

    We are looking for individuals who live in the following Waikato locations to join us on a fixed term basis for Summer - Matamata, Whangamata, Paeroa, Thames, Waihi, Hamilton Central, South, North, West, East, Huntly, Tokoroa / Putaruru, Otorohanga, Piopio, Taumarunui, Te Kauwhata, Te Kowhai, Te Kuiti, Te Awamutu, Tamahere and Cambridge.

    Are you a student looking to occupy your summer with meaningful work and earn at the same time? - We have fixed term employment opportunity (December 2021 to February 2022) that has the potential to transition into a permanent role.

    Are you occupied with summer school? - We have morning and evening shifts available to fit around your lifestyle.

    Do you currently have a primary job and are looking for extra earnings while serving the community? - We have variable shifts during the week with alternating weekends to give you the flexibility to create work life balance.

    No knowledge or qualification to be a support worker? - Experience and qualifications are not essential, but a certificate in Health & Well being is advantageous.

    We have certified trainers who will provide adequate training to get your knowledge up to speed.

    What is involved in the role of a Support Worker?

  • Household tasks cleaning, vacuuming, laundry etc
  • Meal Preparation
  • Personal care showering, toileting, dressing etc
  • Medication oversight prompting / supervising clients with medication
  • Mobility assistance assisting client’s mobility with walking frames, hoists etc
  • What are the skills and attributes you need to bring?

  • Good health and fitness
  • Ability to establish rapport with individual clients and relate to their families / whanau
  • Good oral and communication skills
  • Good time management
  • What must you have?

  • Reliable vehicle with a clean & current NZ driver's license
  • Mobile phone
  • Eligibility to work in New Zealand
  • Why work with Visionwest Home Healthcare?

  • Paid induction training
  • Funded ongoing NZQA qualifications in Health & Well-Being
  • Tailored career pathway
  • Travel allowances between clients
  • Opportunity to increase your guaranteed hours
  • In order to be considered for this role, you will be required to undergo police vetting and additional checks.

    If you are ready to make a difference with Visionwest, apply now.

  • Part Time
  • Application Closes 04 Dec 2021
  • Waikato - Hamilton East
  • Healthcare Support Worker
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