Support Worker

Get visa sponsorship in Glenfield, Auckland as Support Worker. Please note that you will have to make your own enquiries with the employer directly.
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Support Worker roles in North Shore, Auckland. Flexible rostered shifts. Assist individuals with intellectual disabilities for a secure and purposeful community life. Apply now to make a difference.

Job title
Support Worker
Employer
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Location
Glenfield, Auckland
Category
Community Services & Development
Time
Full time

Pay

$22.70-$28.25 per hour depending on qualifications
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North Shore, Auckland
Full time and part time positions available
Flexibility for rostered shifts required - fortnightly roster will include morning, evening, sleepover and weekend shifts
$22.70 - $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.

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. Your role involves helping the people we support to:

- Recognise and respond to emotional overwhelm and react safely to this.
- Grow their independence and learn skills for daily living such as using public transport, getting a job, cooking a meal, emotional regulation.
- 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.

Check out our website to learn more: Become a Support Worker

Ngā pūmanawatanga ōu | What you will bring

- Previous experience supporting people complex behavioural support needs is preferred but not essential.
- 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.
- Physical fitness to provide necessary physical support.
- 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 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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