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Support Worker

Advertiser: Community Living TrustMore jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
4 Mar 2019
Location
Waikato, Hamilton
Salary
$19.80- $24.50 per hour
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Community Services & Development, Child Welfare, Youth & Family Services

Support Worker

Community Living are seeking Support Workers for our  Children's service which provides support for intellectually disabled young  people who have high and complex needs.
We have houses in Hamilton  where we have 24/7 shift coverage on a fortnightly roster. We are looking for  people with strength of character to work closely with our people. Someone who is healthy and physically active with a strong presence would be ideal.


Essential Skills and Experience needed:

  • A full NZ drivers licence
  • Experience working with challenging behaviours
  • Great de-escalation skills and ability to employ distraction techniques
  • A genuine willingness to support people
  • Personal qualities of empathy, respect, patience, resilience, honesty, and confidence
  • Excellent communication and technology skills
  • The right to legally work in New Zealand for at least 12 months

The New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing or equivalent is an advantage however people with the right values and keen interest to learn will be genuinely considered. Community Living offers ongoing training, development and coaching. 

The positions are for full-time 60 to 80 hours a fortnight on a roster plus some sleepovers.

If this sounds like you, click 'apply for this job' to apply online today, including both a cover letter and your resume/CV.
The health and wellbeing of our employees and the people we support is very important to us and as such Community Living is a smoke-free environment and operates a drug and alcohol free workplace where we have a random testing programme for all employees.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa for at least 12 months.

Community Living are seeking Support Workers for our  Children's service which provides support for intellectually disabled young  people who have high and complex needs.
We have houses in Hamilton  where we have 24/7 shift coverage on a fortnightly roster. We are looking for  people with strength of character to work closely with our people. Someone who is healthy and physically active with a strong presence would be ideal.


Essential Skills and Experience needed:

  • A full NZ drivers licence
  • Experience working with challenging behaviours
  • Great de-escalation skills and ability to employ distraction techniques
  • A genuine willingness to support people
  • Personal qualities of empathy, respect, patience, resilience, honesty, and confidence
  • Excellent communication and technology skills
  • The right to legally work in New Zealand for at least 12 months

The New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing or equivalent is an advantage however people with the right values and keen interest to learn will be genuinely considered. Community Living offers ongoing training, development and coaching. 

The positions are for full-time 60 to 80 hours a fortnight on a roster plus some sleepovers.

If this sounds like you, click 'apply for this job' to apply online today, including both a cover letter and your resume/CV.
The health and wellbeing of our employees and the people we support is very important to us and as such Community Living is a smoke-free environment and operates a drug and alcohol free workplace where we have a random testing programme for all employees.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa for at least 12 months.

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in New Zealand?
  • Do you have a current New Zealand driver's licence?
  • Do you have experience working with young people with complex needs?
  • Are you available to work on a rotating roster?

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