Community Support Worker | Brackenridge, Christchurch

Last update 2024-05-26
Expires 2024-06-26
ID #2001471441
Community Support Worker | Brackenridge, Christchurch
New Zealand, Canterbury, Christchurch,
Modified January 20, 2024


Te Whakahaerenga The Organisation

Brackenridge is a not-for-profit organisation that provides support to children, young people, adults with intellectual disabilities and / or autism, and their families.

Brackenridge is based in Canterbury provides a 24 / 7 service on a rotating roster (covering AM, PM and awake shifts).

At the core of our practice philosophy is our belief in people and the rights of all to live in and be part of the community, and to exercise citizenship.

We have over 460 staff in a variety of roles that provide support services for people with a disability, across a wide age range.

We currently have opportunities for enthusiastic and innovative outcome focused individuals to join our team supporting people to live their best lives.

Te mahi turanga - About the role

We are looking for full time Community Support Workers who want to encourage and empower people with a learning disability to live a meaningful life. This will involve :

Actively promoting self-advocacy, self-confidence, independence, participation and choice

Assisting people to achieve opportunities and involvement in a valuing lifestyle of their choice shared by family, friends and the community

Supporting people with their daily personal needs

Nga pukenga, nga tohu ou - What you will need

Full, clean and current New Zealand driver’s licence.

Flexibility to work 24 / 7 on a rotating roster.

Experience or knowledge of working with adults and, or children with intellectual disability and / or autism would be advantageous but not essential.

It would be advantageous if you have a Level 3 New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing, or a recognized equivalent qualification, or be willing to complete study towards this qualification.

Commitment to engage and complete the organisational training requirements.

Basic computer skills for notes and reports.

Awareness of the Treaty of Waitangi / Te Tiriti o Waitangi and its relevance to the support of Maori in Aotearoa / New Zealand.

Eligibility to work in New Zealand.

Brackenridge requires all employees to be Fully Vaccinated AND BOOSTED against Covid-19.

All new applicants are required to undergo background checking as per the requirements of the Children's Act 2014.


Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Community support worker | brackenridge

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