0800 840 940

Homecare Support Worker - Palmerston North

Reference Number: 1358

Date Posted: 13/01/2022

Country: New Zealand

Region: Manawatu-Whanganui

City: Palmerston North

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, willingness to learn and able to manage challenging behaviour. Reliability and punctuality are essential.

About the client:

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

Our client enjoys community outings, playing cards and board games.

We are recruiting for afternoon and wakeover shifts with an immediate start.

What is the role about?

You will assist our client in:

  • Personal care support
  • Insulin administration
  • Household support including meal preparation
  • 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 brain 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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Industry Sector:
Healthcare Other

Job Category:
Health Care Provider

Job Location:
Palmerston North, Manawatu-Whanganui

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