Support Worker

Published 2023-05-24
Expires 2023-06-24
ID #1586679681
Support Worker
New Zealand, Manawatu-Wanganui, Manawatu-Wanganui,
Published May 24, 2023

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Support worker

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The West/Central Auckland area includes - Mount Eden, New Lynn, Swanson, Henderson, MasseyFull time positions, 65+ hours per fortnightRostered shifts - includes day, evening, sleepover and weekend shiftsIDEA Services supports people with intellectual disabilities to enjoy great lives as part of their communities. If you are looking for a job where you can build a long-term career and where no two days are the same, this is the job for you!We are looking for someone to join our West/Central Auckland team as a full-time Support Worker. This role requires you to have flexibility to work in different shifts, including weekends, sleepovers and split shifts. This is stimulating and meaningful work where you can be creative and make every day interesting in ways that are important to others.What does the job involve?As a Support Worker you will be supporting people to grow their independence and learn skills for daily living (e.g. using public transport, getting a job, manage money, cook a meal).Depending on where you are working, be able to work on individual needs, supporting people with daily activities such as shopping, cleaning, showering and administering medication.Helping people with their interests and hobbies (e.g. going to the park or beach, participating in sport, doing art and crafts). Supporting them to plan and achieve their goals and make decisions and choices.Making sure they can be part of a family and have relationships.Helping them stay healthy and make positive choices about their lifestyle.The position will be based at the Area Office reporting to the relevant Service Manager. Your specific locations of work within the area would be as directed by your Service Manager.To find out more about being a Support Worker with IDEA Services, please visit our 'Join our Support Crew' page.What's on offer? Opportunities to build your long-term career in the disability sector$22.70 - $28.25 per hour depending on relevant qualifications, with the ability to earn more as you gain qualificationsIDEA Services will support you and pay costs towards completion of the Level 2 and Level 3 Certificate in Health and Wellbeing qualificationsGenerous long-service leave entitlements plus insurance benefits after 2 years' service.'Refer a friend' Bonus programmeFREE?Employee Assistance programme service anytime you need health and wellbeing supportWhat will you need? Ideally, you will have some experience in the health and disability sector, but if not, we would still love to hear from you if this is a career you want to pursue and you have the right 'can-do' attitude. Full training and orientation will be provided.Flexibility to work a variety of shifts, including weekends and sleepover shiftsResilience and perseveranceA calm nature and confidence to work with challenging behavioursWillingness to learn new skills and gain qualifications as you workComfortable using computers and tablets dailyGood written and verbal communicationHave a Full NZ drivers' licence or be willing to work towards obtaining thisPass a full New Zealand Police checkApplicants must have the legal right to work in New ZealandIDEA Services Ltd is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the IHC Group which is made up of our charitable programmes and three wholly-owned subsidiaries, including the provision of housing and tenancy services. Our services are founded on IHC's absolute commitment to the people we support and their families/whanau to have a good life. IDEA Services Ltd?is an accredited Immigration AEWV employer.The IHC Group is committed to Te Tiriti o Waitangi and actively seek a diverse applicant pool. We encourage candidates of all backgrounds to apply. We welcome all kinds of diversity and the different perspectives such diversity brings to our work.

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