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Support Worker - Whanganui

We have established a new home in Whanganui supporting three flatmates to live happy meaningful lives.

We are looking for a person who is an empathetic, passionate support worker to provide home and vocational support.

You will be part of a small team who are passionate about providing care, warmth and kindness to those who live and work in the home. The team provide a safe home environment where three flatmates can learn new skills, independence and build friendships with peers. You will be 'their person' to support them to interact with others in their community doing the activities they enjoy.


What we can offer you:

  • An excellent working environment and a great team atmosphere
  • You will earn between $23.38 - $29.10 per hour, depending on your qualification
  • Free yearly Flu Vaccinations
  • Rewarding work where you can make a positive difference to the people you support and the wider community
  • Extensive on-boarding and ongoing training and professional development opportunities
  • Career growth and advancement
  • Study days and MASH Day


Hours:

This is a full-time role working 80 hours per fortnight Monday to Friday 9am through until 5.30pm



To be the right fit for this team you bring:

  • A passion for people, be patient, friendly and kind
  • Fun and laughter, enjoy swimming and walking
  • The ability to understand and connect with people who have communication challenges
  • Professionalism, honesty and be a reliable team player with a flexible approach
  • Energy, enthusiasm and enjoy being part of a team
  • The ability to undertake personal cares when required
  • Full NZ Driver Licence as part of your role will be driving a MASH van
  • A NZ Certificate in Health & Wellbeing or commitment to working towards a qualification funded by MASH


Applicants will be reviewed as they are received so these roles may close earlier if the right applicants are found.