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  • Make a real difference in someone's life
  • Are you looking for opportunities for self-development and personal growth?
  • Part-time position available

Who are we?

Healthcare NZ Community Health is the leading provider of community-based Home support, rehabilitation, nursing and mental health services across New Zealand. We've got over 30 years of experience providing high quality and responsive support services to people in their own homes. We have recently been voted fourth most attractive employer in New Zealand (2018 Randstad)!

We are seeking support workers to support clients with their daily living while respecting their dignity, values and culture.

What is the Support Worker role about?

We have a fantastic opportunity within our Community Health team for enthusiastic support workers to make a real difference in the lives of people and their whanau in Balclutha areas.

We pride ourselves on helping people to achieve their independent goals - for us it's all about making a difference. As a Support Worker you will be working with a variety of individuals to enable them to participate in meaningful activities in the community, support with daily personal care and household tasks to help them achieve maximum independence.

What skill will a Support Worker will need?

  • Attending physical therapies, appointments and community programmes
  • Complex cares and Personal support including showering, dressing, grooming, toileting
  • Household management including meals, shopping, cleaning
  • Accompanying our clients to social events and outings
  • Available to cover rostered shifts Includes weekends

We are looking for people with the following skills:

  • Reliable, professional and trustworthy with the ability to work independently
  • A "can do attitude" to provide support to assist our clients to achieve their goals
  • Strong communication skills and fluency in English
  • Be fit, flexible and have a fun and mature personality
  • Hold a full NZ driver's licence and have access to a reliable car

Working for us

All our team members will be required to undertake a satisfactory police check and be legally entitled to work in New Zealand. This position will involve travelling to clients' homes and hours of work may include weekdays, evenings and alternate weekends.

As a company we are committed to our employees. We provide ongoing training and support with the opportunity to complete recognised NZQA qualifications.

We will offer you the following:

  • Competitive pay based on qualifications (and mileage)
  • Full induction and specific training for the person we support
  • Supportive team environment and ongoing support
  • Guaranteed hours of work
  • Support to complete the National Certificate in Health and Well-being level 2 and 3
  • All applicants are required to be a NZ Resident/Citizen or have a valid NZ work permit.

So, if you are passionate about providing support to a wide range of people and think you would like a career with Healthcare NZ, then we would like to hear from you!

Mēnā he tangata ngākaunui ana koe ki te tautoko i ngā momo tāngata, tēnā pea, kei konei he tūranga mōu. Tukua mai tō tono ki Healthcare NZ.

Please apply online and include a CV and cover letter

To read a copy of our job description and apply - visit our website

Applications close on Friday, 19 July 2019.

  • Classifications: Healthcare & Social Assistance
  • Company: Healthcare New Zealand
  • Work Type: Part Time Permanent
  • Sector: Private
  • Town: Balclutha / Milton
  • Region: Balclutha
  • Country: New Zealand
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