Community Support Worker - Central Auckland, West Auckland

Published 2023-05-24
Expires 2023-06-24
ID #1586679719
Community Support Worker - Central Auckland, West Auckland
New Zealand, Auckland, Auckland,
Published May 24, 2023

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Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Community support worker - central auckland, west auckland

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30 hours per week, part time$22.70 - $28.25Henderson Auckland location Spectrum Care Trust has a vocational support service in Auckland for people with intellectual disabilities. These people are young, vibrant and ready to find their place in the world, and your job will be to help them do that! As a Community Support Worker you will take on tasks that are dynamic and will depend on the needs and dreams of each person. You will support people to find and follow those 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. A particular focus will be on assisting people to gain life and work experience, to develop skills which will help them into employment. This might be in open employment- ordinary jobs available locally, or supported self-employment via social enterprises and micro-enterprises. That's a big ask, so we need a really special team. Interested?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, entrepreneurialism, the environment, horticulture, hospitality, sports or something completely different. We need people who are well connected to their communities and will help others connect to them too. You need to be a natural teacher, be observant and intuitive, genuinely respectful and appreciative of diversity, and be kind, fun and patient.Do you want to:Have fun at work?Be empowering and be empowered?challenge and be challenged?To learn and teach?Work alongside a diverse group of people?Be creative in your thinking?If you have:A willingness to learnThe ability to read situations and respond quicklyEmpathyPatienceAn open mindThe ability to adapt to different situations i.e. going out to cafes and or facilitating skill based programs onsite or in community spaces also an opportunity's to expand and grow peoples aspirationsA full NZ drivers licenceThen you are exactly what we are looking for!

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