0800 840 940

Support Worker - South Auckland

Reference Number: HCAKL0511

Date Posted: 05/11/2021

Country: New Zealand

Region: Auckland

City: Manukau

Job type: Full-Time

Start Date: 15/11/2021

Job Description

About the Clients:

We are currently recruiting for Support Workers for several clients with traumatic brain injuries or physical disabilities in South Auckland. Each client has a very individual routine; some are very involved with community groups and social activities and others really value spending time at home with whanau and friends.

We have day, night and weekend shifts available through the week and would prefer candidates who are flexible to work a combination of these shifts. You will however have a fixed weekly roster.

About the role:

Depending on the client and the severity of their injury, you will be required to complete some or all these tasks:

  • Personal cares - showering and dressing, catheter management and bowel cares
  • Complete stretches and transfers
  • Household chores, meal preparation and medication administration
  • Assisting the client with accessing community facilities, going shopping, meeting friends and attending medical appointments

Perks of the role:

  • $21.50 - $27.00 per hour depending on qualification and travel allowance
  • Robust on-boarding and client specific training
  • On-going training and development with support to obtain Level 2, 3 and 4 Health and Well-being qualifications
  • 24/7 support

Skills and attributes required:

  • Right to work in New Zealand
  • Full New Zealand Driver's Licence and your own reliable transport
  • Willingness to study towards qualifications
  • Ability to commit to the position long term

If you're interested in making a difference to our client's lives, please apply with your CV and cover letter letting us know a little about yourself. Alternatively, please call 0800 840 940 if you'd like to discuss this further.

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Healthcare Other

Job Category:
Health Care Provider

Job Location:
Manukau, Auckland

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