Community Support Worker | Whakatane
Adapt Therapy Services
Whakatane, New Zealand
11d ago
  • Mental Health and Disability Sector
  • Enjoy new and exciting work opportunities
  • Competitive rates of pay
  • About Geneva Healthcare

    Geneva Healthcare is one of New Zealand’s leading temporary staffing suppliers to a wide range of hospitals and healthcare across New Zealand.

    Due to increased demand from our clients, we are recruiting experienced Community Support Workers to cover shift work in the mental health and disability support sector in Whakatane.

    Abo ut the Role

    Experience in the mental health and disability sector is essential for this role due to clients’ complex needs ranging from those recovering from traumatic brain injuries, through to clients living with chronic pain.

    This is a critical role in fostering independence and recovery. You must be reliable, flexible and committed.

    Typical Duties

  • Aiding clients in their own homes and in the community to allow them to function more safely and independently
  • Assisting clients in their social, emotional and physical daily life skills development
  • Recognizing potentially dangerous situations and being able to deal with these calmly and efficiently
  • Skills and Experience

  • Minimum of six months experience in an acute mental health setting, or have a National Certificate in Mental Health.
  • Experience and knowledge of brain injuries and all aspects of psychological rehabilitation would be advantageous
  • You must be proficient with managing challenging behaviours
  • A full drivers license and the ability to drive a manual van is essential
  • Community Support Workers enjoy working with Geneva Healthcare because of our professionalism, responsiveness and supportiveness.

    Register with us today for our easy sign up process.

    You must be a NZ Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid Work Permit. Geneva Healthcare is unable to assist with immigration requirements for these positions.

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