Community Support Worker

Get visa sponsorship in Invercargill Central, Southland as Community Support Worker. Please note that you will have to make your own enquiries with the employer directly.

ABC, a top intellectual disability services provider, is hiring a Community Support Worker in Invercargill. No qualifications required, but a strong passion for helping individuals with complex needs is vital. Flexible shifts and chances for personal development offered.

Job title
Community Support Worker
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Invercargill Central, Southland
Community Services & Development
Full time


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About Us

ABC is a major provider of community, vocational and residential based intellectual disability, mental health and addictions services across Southland, Otago, West Coast and the Lower North Island. Our team of passionate staff journey alongside individuals to support them in setting and achieving their goals.

We are looking for someone with a passion for supporting people with high and complex needs to lead fulfilling lives in the community.

Our services provide a safe and positive environment where our clients are assisted to achieve maximum independence.

ABC is currently looking for a permanent flexi Community Support Worker to work in our residential service in Invercargill.

The role

We are looking for someone who is client-focused, easily adaptable to a dynamic environment, understanding, observant and non-judgemental. This is a demanding position where you will need to be flexible as you will be on a rotating roster, which means your shifts could change from day, evening, weekend, sleepovers and awake nights.

You will be required to work at different intellectual disability/mental health services, so if you like a diverse workweek then this job will be great for someone who enjoys change. In this role, you will be paid $29.60 an hour, no qualifications needed.

Your days may vary, but will consist of:

- Engaging with clients.
- Setting and achieving individual personal goals
- Encouraging client participation in day to day life
- Supporting them with activities of daily living
- Ensuring support with medication and considering client needs
- Supporting clients with personal hygiene
- Activities within the community
- Supporting social and whanau connection
- Motivating clients to know they have purpose
- Ensuring client processes are accurately documented
- Most importantly supporting them to have fun and live fulfilling lives

1 x Full time Permi Flex, (80 hours a fortnight, weekend work included)

As we operate 24/7, hours of work will include day, evening, weekend, awake night and sleepover shifts.

No qualifications needed, however there will be an expectation that you will be willing to work towards a Level 4 in Health & Disability. You will inspire, encourage, be a role model plus have excellent interpersonal skills and a ‘can do’ attitude.

- A full driver's licence as you will be expected to drive clients when needed
- Computer skills are essential
- If on a work visa, this must be valid for at least twelve months


- Training provided to obtain your Health & Wellbeing Level 4 Certificate
- First aid certificate paid for by the company
- Accredited employer
- Access to our EAP services
- Fun, friendly and supportive environment

We will be continuously interviewing until we find the right candidate or candidates so get your CV in ASAP!

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