Support Worker

Get visa sponsorship in Greymouth Central, West Coast as Support Worker. Please note that you will have to make your own enquiries with the employer directly.
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Services in the West Coast Region provide a clear salary progression based on NZ Certificates in Health and Wellbeing. Pay rates start at $23.15 for those with no relevant qualification and increase up to $28.25 for NZCHW Level 4 or equivalent. A minimum of 65 guaranteed hours per fortnight is offered, with overtime also available.

Job title
Support Worker
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Greymouth Central, West Coast
Community Services & Development
Full time


$23.15-$28.25 per hour depending on qualifications
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Services within the West Coast Region

Pay rate is based on NZ Certificates in Health and Wellbeing or a recognised equivalent qualification with a clear salary progression as you learn:

No relevant qualification $23.15
NZCHW Level 2 or equivalent $24.06
NZCHW Level 3 or equivalent $26.16
NZCHW Level 4 or equivalent $28.25

Minimum of 65 guaranteed hours per fortnight. Overtime is available too

There is also opportunity to perform up to 6 sleepover shifts of up to 10 hours' duration per fortnight (paid at prevailing minimum wage).

Mō te tūnga | About the role

As a Support Worker you will be supporting people with intellectual disabilities to enjoy great lives at home and as part of their community. This is meaningful work where you can be creative and make every day interesting in ways that are important to others. You will be supporting individuals with high and complex behavioural support needs to lead safe and meaningful lives in the community. No one is too disabled or "challenging" to be supported in taking an active role in their life.

The position will be based in the West Coast Region. The position will be aligned to the relevant Area Office reporting to the relevant Service Manager. Your specific locations of work within the area would be as directed by your Service Manager.

What does the job involve?

As a Support Worker you will be supporting people to grow their independence and learn skills for daily living (e.g. using public transport, getting a job, manage money, cook a meal). Depending on where you are working, you'll be supporting people with their individual needs, supporting them with daily activities such as shopping, cleaning, showering and any medical appointments or medicine administering. Helping people with their interests and hobbies (e.g. going to the park or beach, participating in sport, doing art and crafts). Driving ABC vehicles to transport people to places in the community. Supporting people with behaviours that may challenge. Supporting them to plan and achieve their goals and make decisions and choices. Making sure they can be part of a family and have relationships. Helping them stay healthy and make positive choices about their lifestyle.

Nōu te rourou | What's in it for you?

$23.15 - $28.25 per hour depending on relevant qualifications, with the ability to earn more as you gain qualifications. ABC Services will support you towards completion of the Level 2, 3 and 4 Certificates in Health and Wellbeing qualifications. Generous long service leave entitlements plus insurance benefits after 2 years' service. 'Refer a friend' Bonus programme. FREE Employee Assistance programme service anytime you need health and wellbeing support.

Ngā pūmanawatanga ōu | What you will bring

Previous experience working within the health and disability sector Flexibility to work rostered shifts including days, evenings, sleepovers and weekends. A calm nature and confidence to work with challenging behaviours. Comfortable and proficient in using computers and tablets daily. Strong written and verbal communication skills. Full NZ driver licence (or eligibility to gain this within 6 months).

Mō mātou | About us

ABC Services supports adults with intellectual disabilities to live in their own homes and enjoy life as part of their communities. We are New Zealand's largest provider of services to people with intellectual disabilities and their families. Our services are founded on ABC's utter commitment for people with intellectual disabilities to have a good life and to be valued contributors to and members of their own community. ABC Services Ltd is an accredited Immigration AEWV employer.

The ABC Group is committed to Te Tiriti o Waitangi and actively seek a diverse applicant pool. We encourage candidates of all backgrounds to apply. We welcome all kinds of diversity and the different perspectives such diversity brings to our work.

Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to Apply

The first step is to submit an online application by selecting the 'Apply' button. As part of the application process you will be required to provide an up-to-date CV outlining your previous experience. We are unable to discuss your suitability for the role until we have received your application. If you have any questions about the application process or specific queries about the position, please use the contact details below to speak to recruitment.

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