Community Support Worker - Intellectual Disability

Get visa sponsorship in Motueka, Tasman as Community Support Worker - Intellectual Disability. Please note that you will have to make your own enquiries with the employer directly.

ABC offers intellectual disability services in Otago and West Coast. We need dedicated support workers to help clients achieve independence in a positive setting.

Job title
Community Support Worker - Intellectual Disability
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Motueka, Tasman
Community Services & Development
Full time


$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 experienced permanent Community Support Workers for our new service in the Motueka Area.

Do you follow our company’s values to SUPPORT people to lead fulfilling lives in the community? If you answered yes, then we are the company to work for. We welcome applicants who have a passion for seeing others progress in life and live independently. This is a highly complex service and can be challenging, so those with support worker experience or who either have, or are willing to work towards achieving a qualification of an NZ certificate in health & wellbeing would be most suitable for this position.

The role

We are beginning to work in the Motueka area and are looking for ‘superstar’ support workers for our organisation to work with clients both in the community and with clients progressing into new homes. We need skilled and experienced support workers with excellent communication skills with a positive attitude who can work independently as well as in a team environment. You will initially work with our clients in the community with the focus on preparing them for a move from their existing living environments into their new homes once they are available.

Support Work is fun, people-facing, challenging and very rewarding! The job entails you to engage with clients from all walks of life, to enable them to live every day to their fullest. You will need to support them with varied tasks & goals.

Your days will vary and 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

We focus on self-development, where you will have a chance to train and gain further education on the job, which enhances your CV within the organisation. Our starting rate is $24.78 an hour and increases to $29.10 after completing your Career Force Level 4 qualification with us. This is on the job-based training. ABC offers a lot of other training to ensure you have the skills to be the best support person you can be.

We are looking for people who follow ABC’s values of being Vibrant, Innovative, Supportive and Professional.

Here at ABC, we work as a team, everyone is a vital link in the chain. Are you our missing link?

Experience support workers needed. You will inspire, encourage and 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!

Unsuccessful candidates will not be notified

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