Support Worker

  • Hohepa
  • Hawke's Bay, New Zealand
  • May 22, 2024
Full-Time Children, Youth and Family Services Community Development Community Services Disability Services Health Care and Medical

Job Description

Hōhepa is a disability support service in the Hawke’s Bay for people with intellectual disabilities. These people are full of life, and you will be helping them to reach their potential! 
You must already hold the right to work in Aotearoa New Zealand. We are currently not providing visa support. 
A key requirement of this role will involve transporting our people, we are looking for people who hold a current full driver's license.  
We offer support to achieve NZQA equivalent qualifications in Health and Wellbeing!
The benefits | Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou 
  • Discounted Gym Membership 
  • A range of other local business discounts, such as Mitre 10 Napier
  • Discounted prices on Hōhepa Products (Dairy, woodwork, candles etc..)
  • Hōhepa provides a supportive environment for growth and career progression - our GM started as a volunteer 20+ years ago!
  • We have a wide range of shifts available, with the opportunity to increase your hours as well!
We offer a competitive wage of between $23.65 - $29.10
As a Support Worker you will support people (with your wider Hōhepa Whānau) to find and follow their needs and dreams; making friends, having fun, connecting and contributing to their local communities, continuing to grow personally, and to find work, education, and other meaningful occupation. We are looking for people who are energetic and passionate. People with hobbies and interests and skills that they will enjoy sharing with others. It could be drama, music, art, dance, crafts, the environment, horticulture, sports or something completely different. You need to be a natural teacher, be observant and intuitive, genuinely respectful and appreciative of diversity, and be kind, fun and patient. That's a big ask, so we need a really special team. Interested? The shifts for this role would require weekend work.
Curious? want to know more? Contact our Recruitment Manager on 0272654697 
Please note that the 90 day trial period will apply to any successful applicant who hasn’t previously worked for Hohepa Hawke’s bay. Applications submitted with the use of AI or Translation Technology will be rejected. 


Hohepa Hawke's Bay

Job Summary

Make an impact on the lives of others as a Support Worker providing care for our people.


23.65 to 29.10 per hour

How to apply

To apply, please use the following link to our online application:

Job Vacancies & Recruitment | Hōhepa Hawke's Bay (


Not for Profit

Cause (Sustainable Development Goals)

Good Health and Wellbeing, Quality Education, Decent Work and Economic Worth, Reduced Inequalities, Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

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