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Support worker Christchurch

HealthcareNZ Limited

HealthcareNZ Limited Christchurch New Zealand

2 months ago

NZCare and Geneva Community Living have come together to form NZCommunity Living, an organisation dedicated to supporting disabled people in New Zealand.

Our Disability Support Services reflect our belief that all people deserve to live fully, have equal opportunities, and achieve their ambitions.

You will be part of a team who will provide a safe environment where people can develop confidence and new skills, build friendships with peers and interact with others in the community.

Our teams are our greatest asset and we are committed to employing and training the best people. NZCommunity are looking for energetic and motivated people to support people in their own home.

To live as independently as possible, within their homes, school and community. You will help our rangitahi / young people to achieve their goals and dreams and reach their potential, through both practical and emotional support.

Responsibilities can be varied and you will follow a support plan, which may include... some or all of the below

Working as a team to provide consistency in your approach

Support to go to school or access education

Observing and responding to health concerns OR Supporting overall health and wellbeing of the young person

Support rangitahi / young people to work towards and attain their goals, improve outcomes

We are looking for permanent Support Workers in the Christchurch region. Shifts can include day time support, as well as night shifts and sleepovers, so availability across weekdays and weekends is important for this role.

What's in it for you?

You can enjoy building upon your existing skill set in a supportive and dynamic environment. We provide a career pathway for staff through the learning and development framework with the opportunity to progress once you have completed our fully funded NZQA training and qualifications.

Clinical Supervision to support best practice

Bespoke training that is tailored to the needs of the rangitahi / young person

What are we looking for?

A desire to support our rangitahi / young people to learn new skills and achieve outcomes

Previous experience working with young people / rangitahi

An understanding of Intellectual disability and Autism

Creativity 'out of the box' thinking and a team player

A full NZ driver's license

If you are passionate about improving the outcomes for our rangitahi / young people and are committed to working as a team and

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 NZ Community Living!

The right to work in N.Z and willingness to undergo Police Vetting and additional Vulnerable Children Safety checking are essential to be considered for this position.

NZ Community Living is committed to ensuring the good health and wellbeing of its staff and the people they support by operating a smoke-free environment
Christchurch New Zealand

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