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HealthCare NZ is a leading provider of in-home and community-based health, rehabilitation, nursing, mental health and disability support. Our aim is to support people to live as independently as possible, for as long as possible and to maintain their independence regardless of age, injury, illness or disability.

Are you looking to make a real difference in your community? We are currently looking for empathetic and passionate Support Workers to work within our across our Community Services. Whether you are looking for flexibility around other commitments or would prefer regular rostered shifts, we have a variety of permanent (full-time and part-time) and casual options on offer.

What does a Support Worker do?

As part of a wider team, you will assist our clients to live as independently as possible, within their homes and community. You will help our clients to achieve their goals and reach their potential, through both practical and emotional support. Responsibilities can be varied... and you will follow a care plan, which may include some or all of the below:
• Meal preparation
• Community outings and integration
• Giving medication
• Personal cares (showering, toileting etc)
• Home management (house work)

What's in it for you?

We are committed to our employees and are proud to employ and train the best people in all areas of our organisation. We provide a career pathway for staff through the learning and development framework to achieve NZQA qualifications, which are fully funded. You will earn between $23.38 - $29.10 per hour, depending on experience and qualification.

This is an opportunity to join New Zealand's largest community healthcare provider with the potential to gain experience in a variety of disciplines including aged care, disability, mental health and rehabilitation. Whilst you will be part of a large national organisation, you will join a dedicated and close-knit team.

What are we looking for?
• Attitude - a desire to help and support others, achieving excellence in all you do!
• Previous healthcare or care-giving experience is desirable, although not essential
• Excellent communication skills
• Healthcare qualifications are advantageous
• Most positions require a full NZ drivers' licence and your own reliable transport

At HealthCare New Zealand, we are passionate about creating an inclusive workplace that promotes and values diversity and reflects the communities we serve. If you are passionate about what you do and are interested in exploring a rewarding career with us, then we would love to hear from you!

Mēnā he tangata ngākaunui ana koe ki te tautoko i ngā momo tāngata, tēnā pea, kei konei he tūranga mōu.Tukua mai tō tono ki Healthcare NZ!

You must possess the right to work in New Zealand and a willingness to undergo police vetting and additional checks in order to be considered for this position.

Reference #


Posted on

18 Mar 2024

Closes on

18 Apr 2024 12:00


Christchurch branch area


Aged Care, Respite Care

Job level(s)

0 - 1 year of experience, 1 - 3 years of experience, 3 - 5 years of experience, 5 - 7 years of experience, 7 + years of experience

Work type(s)

Christchurch New Zealand


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