Support Worker – Permanent Part-Time (0.76 FTE)

  • Company:
    Nelson Marlborough Health
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    22 hours ago
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Ensure great qualityof life outcomes for the people LLDSS supportsEarn $20.50 to $25.50an hourLearn new skills andgain qualificationsPart-timeposition working 60.8 hours a fortnight (0.76FTE) Monday to Friday, plus two sleepoversWeekendwork opportunities Āmātou rōpū (About our team)(7aW) AtLive Life Disability Support Services (LLDSS) we provide support to people whohave disabilities to live lives that reflect their personal aspirations andchoices. DSS provides support to over 250 people in a variety of residentialsettings across the Nelson/Tasman and Marlborough regions. In residential and work environments we supporteach person to manage their day to day lives in ways and at times that work forthem. The people we support have a wide range of abilities. Some people needsupport with their personal care and taking care of household tasks; some needsupport to participate in their local communities and some need communicationand behavioural support. We also work to provide family/whanau time tore-energise and spend time with other important people, while their child staysin one of our respite houses. We activelyencourage people to pursue their dreams and try out new experiences, and canguarantee that no two days working at LLDSS are ever the same. We also work collaboratively and in partnershipwith Mental Health and Addictions, Youth Justice, Oranga Tamariki, and othercommunity organisations to meet the needs of people we support.N.B. Live Life Disability Support Services are part ofNelson Marlborough Health, we are not however a medical/clinical service. We are a community based disability support service focused on quality of lifeoutcomes and the Enabling Good Lives Principles. Ngāmōhiohio e pā ana ki tēnei mahi (About this position)This is a permanent part-timeposition working 60.8 hours a fortnight (0.76FTE).Shift: 3:30pmto 10.00PM. Four shifts on, two shifts off, with two sleep overs following thefirst and second shift. Example: Saturday (plus sleepover 10.00PM to7.00AM), Sunday (plus sleepovers 10.00PM to 7.00AM), Monday,Tuesday. Roster: Rosterpattern starts from Saturday on Week One of the Six Week rosterKowai he kaitono tōtika? (Who is an appropriate applicant?)Weare looking for people with a can-do attitude, who can work with children andadults as part of a proactive support team. You will follow individual plansand understand the importance of consistency in assisting people to achieve agreat life. We’relooking for people who have: A sense of humourPatienceGood social skills and the ability to relate well to othersThe ability to work with people who present with challenging behavioursDiversity to work with a range of people with differing levels of support needsThe ability to maintain confidentiality, be tactful and sensitive in dealing with peopleCommitment to professional developmentAn ability to work actively as part of a team and individually to ensure service qualityGood English language ability (written and spoken)Basic maths and computing skillsConfidence in assisting with personal caresEnergy and enthusiasmA current full driver’s licence (confident driving both automatic and manual vehicles)NZ Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Level 2 to 4) or equivalent is preferredYourhourly rate will be $20.50 to $25.50 dependent upon your qualifications asrecognised under the Care and Support Workers (Pay Equity) Settlement Act 2017.This position is classified by Immigration as ANZSCO 423111 and applicants forthis position must be NZ or Australian Citizens, or have NZ Permanent Residency,or a valid NZ work visa. N.B.Sleepovers are paid at the adult minimum wage rate.