Support Worker – Wellington / Hutt Valley
Full-time. Wake-over 11pm to 7 am, including weekends
About the role
We are looking for someone to work in established teams in two different services where wake over is required. A knowledge of autism and intellectual disability would be advantageous, but training will be provided to the right person.
To thrive in this role the successful candidate must thrive working overnight.
Duties of the role
- Support the individuals to achieve their personal plans
- Has good boundary and problem-solving skills
- Strengthen and develop the individual’s networks in the community
- Support the individual with personal hygiene and wellbeing
- Promote an environment that encourages the individual to feel safe and comfortable
- Encourage the individual to grow and increase their independence by supporting them to learn skills for daily living and to make decisions and choices
- Generate daily support notes, incident reports, daily handover notes to your co-workers and any other administration tasks that might be required
- Collaborate with other support staff by attending staff meetings, coaching, keeping each other informed about the individual being supported and sharing ideas with your team members
- Engage in discussions with your team on the team plan, projects to be completed, administration tasks, rostering and training and development
Skills and experience
- Qualification in Health and Wellbeing or similar OR two years’ experience desirable
- Valid full driver’s license is required for this role
- Computer literacy
- A reliable, honest and hard working who is task focused
- Dedicated to gain professional outcomes
- Ability to work independently
- Four weeks’ annual-leave
- Employee Assistance Program
- Cell-phone, and technology allowance
- Collaborative working environment
- Mentoring to attain NZQA certificates
- Mana Waiora
About Community Connections
We are a community-based disability support provider that operates across much of the North Island. Our Vision is of an inclusive New Zealand where people with disabilities are embraced as fully participating citizens, where barriers to inclusion are removed, and where all people are respected and valued for who they are.
We believe that people with disabilities can and should live the life they choose, on their own terms and within the community of their choice.
Community Connections is an Equal Employment Opportunities employer, and we love diversity in what we do and whom we employ. We are committed to Te Tiriti O Waitangi, the UN Convention for the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and the NZ Disability strategy. We encourage people with lived experience of disability, mental health, Maori, Pasifika, people from other backgrounds and/or from LGBTQIA+ community to apply.
How to apply
Click APPLY or contact Bjorn Christensen on 021459387 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for a confidential discussion.
Quote vacancy reference: REC246