Community Support Worker

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

ABC, a leading provider of intellectual disability and mental health services, is seeking Community Support Workers in Cromwell/Alexandra. We provide training, career growth, and a competitive hourly rate of $24.78. Come be part of our team in fostering a secure and supportive atmosphere for our clients.

Job title
Community Support Worker
Employer
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Location
Cromwell, Otago
Category
Community Services & Development
Time
Full time

Pay

$24.78 to $29.10

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 casual Community Support Workers to work in our intellectual disability residential service across Cromwell/Alexandra.

The role

We are looking for enthusiastic, community-minded, and compassionate people to work alongside individuals who have intellectual disabilities. We focus on self-development, offering training opportunities and educational growth on the job, which enhances your CV within the organization. Our starting rate is $24.78 an hour, which increases to $29.10 after completing your Career Force Level 4 qualification with us through on-the-job training. We offer extensive training to equip you with the skills needed to be the best support person within ABC. You will be working across our Cromwell and Alexandra services.

Key Responsibilities

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
- Participating in activities within the community
- Supporting social and whanau connection
- Motivating clients to know they have a purpose
- Ensuring accurate documentation of client processes
- Most importantly, supporting them to have fun and live fulfilling lives

We are looking for someone who follows the company’s values of being Vibrant, Innovative, Supportive, and Professional. We have longevity within our teams and the ability to move around services or departments. As we operate 24/7, hours of work will include day, evening, weekend, awake night, and sleepover shifts.

No qualifications are needed, but there will be an expectation that you will be willing to work towards a Level 4 in Health & Disability. You will inspire, encourage, and be a role model, with excellent interpersonal skills and a ‘can do’ attitude. A full driver's license is required, as you will be expected to drive clients when needed. Computer skills are essential, and if on a work visa, it must be valid for at least twelve months.

Benefits

- 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! Unsuccessful candidates will not be notified.

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