0800 840 940

Homecare Support Worker - Palmerston North/Feilding

Reference Number: 1358

Date Posted: 11/11/2021

Country: New Zealand

Region: Manawatu-Whanganui

City: Feilding

Job type: Full-Time

Start Date: ASAP

Job Description

Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Support Worker. This position will suit someone who has a positive can-do attitude, a good sense of humour and loves the outdoors. Reliability is essential.

About the client:

The client we are currently recruiting for is a male with a spinal injury based in Feilding and requires 24/7 care.

Our client is positively engaged in the community, is independent in his own decision making and enjoys socialising.

We are recruiting for fortnightly 24-hour shifts (including a sleepover)

What is the role about?

You will assist our client in:

  • Personal care support and passive limb stretches
  • Household support
  • Taking our client out to his appointments, and other social events

The ideal candidate should have the willingness to learn and have:

  • Right to work in NZ - Citizen, NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.
  • Full New Zealand Driver's Licence and own transport
  • Ability to communicate competently in English
  • Experience working with a spinal cord injury client is preferred but not essential


  • Pay rate $21.50 - $27.00 per hour depending on industry qualifications
  • Travel allowance provided (time and mileage)
  • 24/7 support
  • Employee benefits
  • On-going training and development with the opportunity to complete recognised NZQA qualifications
  • Robust induction and client specific training

How to Apply:

If you'd like to be a part of our support team and help our clients live an independent and wholesome life, we would love to hear from you.

Please apply with a CV and cover letter or call Jessica - 0800 840 940 (Option 6) for any further queries you may have.

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Feilding, Manawatu-Whanganui

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