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Community Support Worker Palmerston North

MASH Trust is a successful, rapidly expanding organisation within the Health and Disability Sector. MASH employs over 550 staff, Our head office is based in Palmerston North and MASH provides a wide range of disability support services, Mental Health, Addiction, Community support services, Youth respite and vocational day bases throughout the Lower North Island.

As a Community Support Worker you will be supporting clients by maintaining a high quality of life, a quality home environment, and encouraging full participation in all aspects of community daily life.

The Hours:

The position available is 80 hours per fortnight, working at one of our Disability Residential homes in Palmerston North. The exact hours are as follows:

Week 1:

Monday 6.45am until 3.15pm, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 7am until 3.30pm, Saturday and Sunday 6.45am until 3.15pm

Week 2:

Monday 7am until 3.30pm, Wednesday 6.45am until 3.15pm and Thursday and Friday 7am until 3.30pm

This position is available immediately for the right candidate.

You will have/be:

· A relevant qualification and/or experience is desirable, however not essential.

· Comfortable with completing personal cares such as - assisting with showering, dressing and getting our people in and out of bed.

· Hold a current full drivers license and have reliable transport (this is a MUST)

· The ability to take pride in a healthy home environment – including cleaning, meal preparation and shopping.

· Eligible to work in New Zealand with a minimum of six months on Visa.

· Caring and Kind in nature with integrity that can provide support to those from all walks of life.

What can we offer you?

· An excellent working environment

· Rewarding work

· Excellent overtime allowances and a minimum starting rate of $21.50 per hour.