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Support Worker - Part-Time - 24/7 Palmerston North - 6088

Support Worker - Part-Time - 24/7 Service - Palmerston North - vacancy number 6088

Applications close 5.00pm Friday 22nd of December

  • Are you a people person that is able to build trusting and respectful relationships?
  • Do you have good community knowledge and the ability to develop networks?
  • Are you a solutions focused thinker?
  • If you answered yes to these questions then we would like to talk to you!

    We are looking for people to work in our 24/7 Services in Palmerston North. There are part-time positions available to the right candidates which vary in hours of work.

    THE ORGANISATION

    Community Connections is a community based support service for people with a lived experience of disability. We support each person to live their good life within a citizenship framework. Support looks different for each person with a focus on facilitating natural networks that endure. The aim being that people have the supports necessary to enable them to live in their own home, to connect with their community and to enjoy a fulfilling life.

    We seek team members to fill part-time roles supporting people in their home and in the community. These positions vary in hours of work with day time, evening and weekend work available.

    We are seeking a team member who is able to be patient and reflective in the manner that they work, able to follow a structured support plan, and have good communication within a team. You will have good networks in the Palmerston North area and be able to bring a fun and dynamic approach to your support. An understanding of bi cultural practice in Aotearoa New Zealand is important to this role.

    You will be involved in the planning and delivery of support alongside people supported by Community Connections and their families/whanau. You will be working with a great team of staff, networking in the community and working with other agencies. You will be an organised and confident person with excellent communication skills.

    Experience with providing support and a first aid certificate is desirable but not essential as full training is provided. To access our web based scheduling and payroll system you will need to have your own 3G or 4G capable smartphone or tablet, and be competent with using it. We pay a data allowance for your work use. A full drivers licence is required for this position.

    Dependent on the level of your qualifications, the pay rate for this position is between $19.00 and $23.50 per hour.

    When you join our team you will be required to take part in our on-going professional development programme.

    If you think this opportunity suits you, please complete the application form below attaching your CV and covering letter at the end.

    You can contact Bonnie Pope-Packer, Service Coordinator, on email bonnie.pope@ccslt.org.nz or mobile 027 591 9222 if you would like any further information. You will be joining a great place to work with a supportive team environment.

    Applications must be received by Friday the 22nd of December no later than 5.00pm but may be extended.

    Community Connections is committed to equal employment opportunities practices. These include hiring based on merit, fairness at work, flexible working options, and promotion based on talent and knowledge through lived experience. They relate to all aspects of employment including recruitment, pay and other rewards, career development, and work conditions. To support this Community Connections is a member of the Equal Employment Opportunities Trust.

    Please fill in the form below to submit your application. Please attach a covering letter and your CV at the end of this form. If you have difficulty submitting the form it is most likely because you have not filled in the required fields. Those questions with an asterix must be filled in, in order for the form to submit. Please tick the 'Send me a copy of my responses box' before you submit to receive a copy of your application.

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