0800 840 940

Support Worker (Feilding/Palmerston North)

Reference Number: Medox0007

Date Posted: 22/04/2021

Country: New Zealand

Region: Manawatu-Wanganui

City: Palmerston North

Job type: Part-Time

Salary Range: 20.00+

Start Date: ASAP

Job Description

We have an opportunity for a support worker to come and assist a young female living with autism based in Feilding. We are looking for someone that is creative and willing to interact with the client doing stimulating activities in the home and community. This will suit someone who will enable her to express herself and motivate her to maintain her routines by encouraging her to do daily chores and exercises.

Weekend shifts supporting the client with leisure activities and outings. Also enabling her to express her preferences and make choices. We will offer 24/7 support and on-going training.

The role involves assisting our client to achieve chosen goals by providing support with:

  • Personal support including; showering, dressing, medication
  • Household management including; preparing meals and household chores
  • Accompanying the client to their appointments, community activities and other social events


The ideal candidate should be fun-loving and positive and have:

  • Sense of humour
  • Willingness to learn
  • Right to work in NZ
  • Full New Zealand Driver's Licence
  • Ability to communicate competently in English
  • Reliable vehicle


Benefits:

  • Pay rate starting from $20.50 per hour depending on qualifications
  • Travel allowance
  • 24/7 support
  • Initial and on-going training will be available as well as the opportunity to complete recognised NZQA qualifications with pay equivalencies as you achieve higher levels


About us

Drake Medox is a well-respected agency with over 40 years' experience providing homecare services.


If you'd like to be a part of our supportive 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 - 06 357 6401 or 0800 840 940 (Option 1) for any further queries you may have.

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Job Snapshot

Date Posted:
22/04/2021

Industry Sector:
Healthcare Other

Job Category:
Health Care Provider

Job Location:
Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui

Job type:
Part-Time