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Support Worker - Full, Part-Time & casual- Wellington - 5028

Support Worker - Full-Time, Part-Time and casual- Wellington - Vacancy 5028 - Applications close Friday 8th of December 2017 at 5.00pm

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 three questions then we would like to talk to you! These interesting and rewarding roles are available now in the Wellington area.

Community Connections is a community based disability service. We offer support to people who have a disability with the aim of providing individuals with the natural supports necessary to enable them to live in their own home, to connect with their community and to enjoy an independent, fulfilling life.

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

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.

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

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

We are seeking team members who can support outgoing and active people, and someone who is able to be patient and flexible in the manner that they work. You will have good networks in the Wellington 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 a confident person with excellent communication skills. You can contact Amy Cole, Service Coordinator, on 027 2088 723 or if you would like any further information. You will be joining a great place to work with a supportive team environment.

If you wish to apply for the position please complete the Application Form below and attach your CV and covering letter. Applications must be received by Friday 8th of December no later than 5.00pm but applications 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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