Whānau Support Worker

  • Anonymous Company
  • Gisborne Central, Gisborne
  • Jul 01, 2024
Part-Time Community Development Community Services

Job Description

At NZCL, we are dedicated to support people with disabilities in New Zealand. Our Disability Support Services reflect our belief that all New Zealanders 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. NZCL team is looking for energetic and motivated people to support people in their own home.;

We are looking for a part-time support worker that will be working around 15-20 hours a week in Gisborne.

What does a Support Worker do? - He aha te mahi a te Kaimahi Tautoko

You will support people in their home and community to lead fulfilling and meaningful lives to achieve their personal dreams and goals by doing the things they want to do such as going swimming, attending sporting events, arts and crafts, movies, or shopping - the list is endless!

Why us - He aha ai mātou?

We are committed to our employees and are proud to employ and train the best people in all areas of our organisation.

  • Earn competitive pay rates between $23.38 up to $29.10 per hour
  • PB Tech discount when shopping online
  • Discounted 2Degrees phone and broadband plans
  • Discounted Southern Cross Health Insurance
  • Earn while you learn with free training towards NZQA Health and Wellbeing
  • Employee Assistance Program service anytime you need health and wellbeing support

Who are we looking for? - Ko wai ta tatou e rapu ana:

  • People who are passionate about helping others, are kind and understanding
  • Good communication skills
  • Previous experience in a healthcare setting preferred, including experience working with youth
  • Full driver's license and owning your own vehicle is essential
  • A desire to support people to learn new skills and achieve outcomes
  • Somebody who has the initiative to push people for their goals, is energetic, outgoing, and can think outside the box. You need to be respectful of others thinking, and their way of living life that may be different to your own

Empathy, respect, and cultural awareness is important in this role as the people we support come from diverse backgrounds with varying needs and interests.

Organisation

HealthCare NZ

Job Summary

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.

Salary

$23.38 - $29.10

How to apply

If you are passionate about supporting people, then maybe there is a role for you here. Send your request to NZCL.

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 NZCL.

Please bear in mind all applicants must be a NZ Resident/Citizen or have a valid NZ work permit.

To read a copy of our job description and apply - visit our website by pressing the apply now button.

Sector

Local Government