Support Worker - Forensic Rehabilitation

Get visa sponsorship in Porirua, Wellington as Support Worker - Forensic Rehabilitation. Please note that you will have to make your own enquiries with the employer directly.
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Vacancies in Porirua, Wellington for full & part-time positions with $22.70 - $28.25 pay range. Flexibility necessary for rostered day, evening, sleepover, and weekend shifts. Apply now.

Job title
Support Worker - Forensic Rehabilitation
Employer
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Location
Porirua, Wellington
Category
Community Services & Development
Time
Full time

Pay

$22.70-$28.25 per hour depending on qualifications
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Location: Porirua, Wellington

Job type: Full time and part-time opportunities

Shifts: Flexibility for rostered shifts required - including day, evening, sleepover, and weekend shifts

Pay and benefits: $22.70-$28.25 depending on relevant qualifications

Are you interested in making a positive impact on people's lives? Join us in empowering people on their journey towards rehabilitation and reintegration into the community.

Mō te tūnga | About the role

ABC Services supports adults with intellectual disabilities to lead safe and meaningful lives as part of their community. ABC Services is contracted by Manatū Hauora - Ministry of Health to provide forensic rehabilitation services for people with high and complex needs who have committed an offense and had contact with the justice system. We work in partnership with people to make positive changes in their lives through learning new skills, having new experiences, and developing supportive relationships with their whānau and community.

You will work alongside people with intellectual disabilities and support them through their rehabilitation journey. Part of the role will involve managing risk and maintaining safety. Dealing with challenging behavior can be tough, but with the right approach, we can make a difference, promote positive behaviors, and create a supportive environment for people to thrive.

In this role you will:

- Work in partnership with people to make positive changes in their lives through learning new skills and having new experiences
- Support people to develop supportive relationships with family and their community
- Support people to engage or connect with their whakapapa, whānau, Hapū, Iwi, and Marae
- Work in a way that is consistent with Tangata Tiriti
- Encourage people to have a voice and be heard
- Manage risk and maintain safety while supporting the rehabilitation of people with high and complex needs in compliance with IDCC&R Act 2003

Ngā pūmanawatanga ōu | What you will bring

Previous experience is preferred, but more importantly, we are looking for someone with some life experience and the right attitude. It is essential that you can build good relationships with the people we support and have the skills to help coach them through their rehabilitation journey.

- Previous experience supporting people with high and complex needs is preferred
- Cultural competence and the ability to understand and apply the principles of Te Tirirti o Waitangi
- Ability to work in an environment with diverse individuals, being open-minded and non-judgmental in your approach
- A calm nature and confidence to work with challenging behaviors
- Comfortable and proficient in using computers and tablets daily
- Strong written and verbal communication skills
- Physical fitness to provide physical support needs and participate in activities
- A Full NZ driver's license or willingness to work towards obtaining one

Nōu te rourou | What's in it for you?

- $22.70 - $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 program
- FREE Employee Assistance program service anytime you need health and wellbeing support

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 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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