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Community Support Worker – Intellectual Disabilities

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Are you looking for a rewarding career that is people-focused? Join this friendly team and make a difference in people’s lives.

Community Support Worker – Intellectual Disabilities (2542174)

  • Do you share our passion for helping others?
  • This is more than just a job, it’s a passion.
  • Beautiful on-site community-based in South Auckland.
  • Training offered.

Up to $20 per hour (depending on experience) plus Weekend Allowance.

Our client is a well-reputed trust, who are passionate about offering the best level of support to people with intellectual disabilities.
As a  Community Support Worker, you would work as part of a team providing support to a group of people with disabilities living in a home on the site. The focus of this role is to assist the residents to achieve self-confidence, independence and choice by assisting them to achieve involvement in decision making and opportunities for participation in the community so that they may lead a valued life. Also, you would be tasked with assisting them to achieve and maintain an optimum state of wellness and safety.
This can sometimes be a challenging job, but at the same time, it can also be a very rewarding one too.
You may be looking to do something worthwhile and different with your career. This could be the right opportunity for you, to do something that makes a difference.

What would I need to be considered for this role?

Be a current NZ resident or citizen
– Hold a full NZ Drivers Licence
– Have a clean police record
– Good written and spoken English
Ability to work rostered shifts (7 am to 2 pm and 2 pm to 10 pm weekdays and weekends)
– Commitment to attend training programmes including during non-rostered hours (which will be paid)
– Previous relevant work experience, eg Nurse Aid or similar would be an advantage
– Certificate in Human Services (or similar) also an advantage.

What type of person would do well in this role?

– Person-centred
– Committed and energetic
– Team player
– Emotionally mature
– Good communication skills
– Clear and understandable written and spoken English
– Well organised and good time manager
– Able to give and receive feedback
– Able to work in a disruptive and sometimes noisy environment
– Domestic abilities – cooking, cleaning etc
– Basic numeracy and literacy
– Moderate fitness sufficient to carry out the physical aspects of the role

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