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Vocational Support Worker - Fixed - Lower Hutt

At MASH Trust, our mission is to work together to achieve great lives, and this is instilled in everything we do. It’s an exciting time to join us and you will have the opportunity to make a positive impact.

MASH Trust supports people in their own homes, within MASH homes and in the community. We operate throughout the lower North Island, in Wellington, Kapiti, Horowhenua, Manawatu and Hawkes Bay regions

With over 550 staff and volunteers, we work alongside the people we support to enable them to live fulfilling lives

We are looking for a passionate person to join our team, to support people in reaching their goals and getting involved in their community. We are a creative bunch who look at ways of tearing down barriers and creating a space where everyone feels part of a community. We strive to set lofty aspirations and work in partnership to achieve these goals. We make friendships and get involved in the wider community.

If this sounds like something, you want to be a part of then this is the job for you!

What we can offer you:

· Earn $23.38 - $29.10 per hour dependent on your qualification .

· An excellent working environment

· Ongoing training and development within your role

· Study Leave Days and MASH Days

The position:

We have a Fixed term position available from July 22nd 2024 to August 1st 2025 , 60 hours per fortnight.

Your role will include planning and supporting people to participate in a meaningful way in the community by assisting in gaining and maintaining social, health, education, whanau and cultural connection. Previous professional experience in the intellectual disability field and knowledge of Enabling Good Live's Values is an advantage but not essential.

Week 1:

Monday - Friday: 9am - 3:30pm

Week 2:

Monday - Friday: 9am - 3:30pm

You will need to have:

· Experience engaging with or working with people with an intellectual disability or complex needs preferable.

· A relevant qualification or the willingness to work towards one.

· A current full NZ driver’s license and be able to drive 8 seater vans.

· A passion for developing and expanding opportunities for service users.

·A Knowledge of Community activities available locally

· The ability to work in a team across a range of activity areas including assisting with personal cares.

· Good documentation skills and familiarity with a computer.

· A good understanding of enabling good lives.

This role may close earlier if the right candidate is found.