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Support Workers - Live Life Disability Support

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  • Location:


  • Applications Close:

    30 June 2024

  • Sector:

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  • Hours:

    Full Time

  • Organisation:

    Health New Zealand - Te Whatu Ora - Nelson Marlborough

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  • Are you a sociable and fun-loving people person?
  • Do you enjoy getting out in the community, going for walks, cooking, art, music, dance, shopping, movies and sports?
  • Have fun whilst supporting disabled people to live a great life
  • Earn $24.41 to $30.17 an hour
  • Learn new skills and gain qualifications on the job

A matou ropu (About our team)

Want to make a difference? Live Life Disability Support provides support to disabled people to live life out and about across the Nelson Marlborough region.

You'll be helping people to join in community activities and events, drive people to appointments and catch-ups, as well as supporting people with their personal care and household jobs.

Knowing you're making a positive impact in someone's life can truly have the same effect on your own.

In addition to the above:

  • you can work in the way that works best for you - whether that's full-time or part-time, or morning, afternoon/evening, overnight or casual shifts
  • you'll be supported to achieve your Levels 2, 3 and 4 Health and Wellbeing Certificate.

So, if you're looking for a role that benefits you as well as those you'll be around each day, we reckon this is it.

Nga mohiohio e pa ana ki tenei mahi (About this position)

We have a variety of positions available working a range of shifts and hours including weekends. You will be asked to indicate your availability and preferences on your application form.

Your hourly rate will be $24.41 to $30.17 an hour, dependent upon your qualifications as recognised under the Care and Support Workers (Pay Equity) Settlement Act 2017. Sleepovers (10pm to 7am) are paid at the adult minimum wage rate.

Applicants must have a full NZ driver's licence and be eligible to work in NZ, or hold a valid visa at the time of applying.

Appointment and ongoing employment will be conditional upon criminal record/police checks - you must declare any convictions and/or pending charges on your application form. This will include checks under the Children Act 2014.

Me pehea ahau e tono ai? (How do I apply?)

For enquiries please contact our recruitment team on or 03 539 5752.

For role specific enquiries please contact Karen Bailey - Group Manager - Residential and Supported Living at

Apply now, it's easy. Please complete our online application form.


Applications close: Open until filled. Applications will be reviewed as received, so we encourage you to apply as soon as convenient.

Health NZ - Te Whatu Ora strongly endorses Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

We believe that to achieve equity in health outcomes for Maori we need a workforce reflective of the population it serves. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who identify as Maori and we recruit for cultural competence.

He waka eke noa. We are all in this together.