Support Worker

  • Company:
    IHC New Zealand
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    3 hours ago
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We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated, and resilient individual to join the RIDSAS team in Porirua to work alongside people with intellectual disabilities and support them through their rehabilitation journey. In this role you will:Work in partnership with people to make positive changes in their lives through learning new skills and having new experiencesSupport people to develop supportive relationships with family/whanau and their communityEncourage people to have a voice and be heardSafely support the rehabilitation of people with high and complex needsDevelop your knowledge and skills related to supporting rehabilitationBuild a career working in a complex and challenging work environmentManage risk and maintain safety while support the rehabilitation of people with high and complex needs in compliance with IDCC&R Act 2003Support people to live a positive, healthy, and fulfilling lifestyle What we offer you:Opportunities to build your long-term career in the disability sectorOngoing support to achieve your National certificates in Health and WellbeingGenerous long-service leave entitlements and Insurance benefit”Refer a friend” Bonus programmeEmployee Assistance programme service anytime you might need counselling support About RIDSASAs part of IHC’s Regional Intellectual Disability Supported Accommodation Service (RIDSAS), we are contracted by the Ministry of Health to provide rehabilitation services to people who have had contact with the justice system. The people we support are capable of and are wanting to live independent lives. If you are looking for a job where you are a key part in supporting someone in their rehabilitation journey, this is the role for you! Requirements:Flexible and adaptable attitudeCompassionate and empatheticFlexibility to work across a rotating fortnightly roster, including weekends and sleepoversBe willing to engage with and complete the National Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Level 2 to 4)Have a full NZ drivers’ licence or be able to gain this within 3 monthsPass a full New Zealand police clearance (Vulnerable Children’s Act 2014)Have a right to work in New Zealand We are proud of what we do, join us and be part of changing lives. If you are looking for a role where no two days are the same, and helping someone is your passion – then APPLY NOW! IHC Group is committed to Te Tiriti o Waitangi and actively seek a diverse applicant pool. We encourage candidates of all backgrounds to apply. We welcome all kinds of diversity and the different perspectives such diversity brings to our work.