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Vocational Support Worker - Lower Hutt

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:

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.

Hours of Work: 80 hours per fortnight Starting the 1st of July

Week 1: Monday to Friday - 8am - 4:30 pm

Week 2: Monday to Friday - 8am - 4:30 pm

Flexible hours are available for the rite candidate.

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.