Support Worker

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The West/Central Auckland region covers Mount Eden, New Lynn, Swanson, Henderson, and Massey. This job offers guaranteed full-time hours of 65 per week with flexibility needed for rostered shifts.

Job title
Support Worker
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New Lynn, Auckland
Community Services & Development
Full time


$23.15-$28.25 per hour depending on qualifications
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The West/Central Auckland area includes - Mount Eden, New Lynn, Swanson, Henderson, Massey. Full time hours - fortnightly roster will vary but 65 hours is guaranteed. Flexible availability for rostered shifts is required - includes day, evening, sleepover and weekend shifts. $23.15 - $28.25 per hour depending on relevant qualifications.

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. The role involves helping the people we support to:
- Grow their independence and learn skills for daily living such as using public transport, getting a job, cooking a meal.
- Manage their daily routines - shower, get dressed, take medication or eat a meal.
- Pursue their goals, interests, and hobbies.
- Stay healthy and making positive choices about their lifestyle.
- Have strong connections with their whānau and community.

We are looking for someone to join as a full-time Support Worker in a Planned Leave Cover (PLC) role. Our PLC roles cover staff leave, so they do not have set shifts and will work in different facilities across the West Auckland area. Your fortnightly roster will vary, but you are guaranteed at least 65 hours per fortnight. This role requires you to have flexibility to work a range of shifts, including mornings, evenings, sleepovers, and weekends. Check out our website to learn more: Become a Support Worker.

Ngā pūmanawatanga ōu | What you will bring:

No prior experience in the health and disability sector is necessary, but a strong desire to pursue a career as a Support Worker with a positive attitude is highly valued. Full training and orientation will be provided to individuals who demonstrate enthusiasm and a willingness to learn. You should have:
- Flexibility to work rostered shifts including days, evenings, sleepovers, and weekends.
- Comfortable and proficient in using computers and tablets daily.
- Strong written and verbal communication skills.
- Physical fitness to provide necessary physical support.
- A Full NZ driver's license or eligibility to gain this within 6 months.

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 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.

Mō mātou | About us:

ABC 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 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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