Support worker

  • Company:
    HealthcareNZ Limited
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    9 hours ago
  • Category:

Healthcare NZ provide services to people across New Zealand with community and disability support; our aim being to maximise our clients independence and quality of life This vacancy is for a high needs client based in his own home situated in Whangarei – you will be a key part of his 24-7 team, supporting him on a rostered basis across Monday to Sunday (including AM, PM and night shifts). We have several part and full time roles available, starting as soon as possible. Our client loves the outdoors, wood work, and hands on activities – we are looking for similar minded carers.What does a Support Worker do? Our support workers assist our clients to live as independently as possible, in their community. Support workers are part of a team and work set shifts – aiding with personal care (showering, toileting etc) community outings and integration, and other aspects of daily living. Ultimately you are a very important part of their day, whether it is to help prepare and cook their meals, to supporting them through achieving their goals.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 and offer a starting rate of $20.50 per hour, with the opportunity to progress once you have completed our fully funded NZQA training and qualifications. You will also start on a guaranteed hours basis – no casual contract!What are we looking for?Have at least 2 years experience in Healthcare, in the community setting preferredHave a Health and Wellbeing qualification or commitment to working towards a qualificationA full clean drivers licence and ability to drive an automatic disability vanlive in or close to WhangareiFlexibility with working various shifts -our client receives around the clock careIf you are passionate about providing support to a wide range of people and think you would like not just a job but a career in Healthcare, then we would like 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!Please apply online and include a CV and covering letter