Support Worker - Disability Support Services

Support Worker - Disability Support Services
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Nelson Marlborough Health


Support Worker - Disability Support Services

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Support Workers - Disability Support Services
Mission - Supporting people to live the best possible life
A matou ropu (About our team)
At Disability Support Services (DSS) we provide support to people who have disabilities to live lives that reflect their personal aspirations and choices. DSS provides support to over 250 people in a variety of residential settings across the Nelson/Tasman and Marlborough regions.
The people we support live in their own homes, with support provided through a residential contract. We support each person to manage their day to day lives in ways and at times that work for them. The people we support have a wide range of abilities. Some people need support with their personal care and taking care of household tasks; some need support to participate in their local communities and some need communication and behavioural support too. We actively encourage people to pursue their dreams and try out new experiences, and can guarantee that no two days working at DSS are ever the same.
N.B.Disability Support Services are part of Nelson Marlborough Health, we are not however a medical/clinical service. We are a community based disability support service focused on quality of life outcomes, and the Enabling Good Lives Principles.
Nga mohiohio e pa hanga ki tenei mahi(About this position)
We have a number of positions available including the following:
Casual positions covering staff leave across a range of residential homes.
A permanent, part time position working 24 hours a fortnight. Shift - Friday 4.00PM to 10.00PM and Sunday 8.00AM to 2.00PM
A permanent, part-time position working 32 hours a fortnight. Shift - every Sunday and Monday 7.00AM to 3.30PM.
A permanent, part-time position working either shift - 7.45AM to 3.30PM (Saturday and Sunday) every second weekend OR shift - 7.45AM to 3.30PM (Saturday and Sunday) every weekend.
A permanent, part-time position working an average of 30 hours a fortnight over a six week rotating roster cycle. Shift - 3.30PM to 10.00PM (two days on, four days off).
Ko wai he kaitono totika? (Who is an appropriate applicant?)
We are looking for people with a can-do attitude, who can work with children and adults as part of a proactive support team. You will follow individual plans and understand the importance of consistency in assisting people to achieve a great life.
Previous experience in the disability field and/or community work is preferred. However, if you have the passion to work within this field and/or it's your first job; we offer in-service training with ongoing professional development towards a national qualification.
We're looking for people who have the following:
Your hourly rate will be $20.50 to $25.50 dependent upon your qualifications as recognised under the Care and Support Workers (Pay Equity) Settlement Act 2017.
This position is classified by Immigration as ANZSCO 423111 and applicants for this position must be NZ or Australian Citizens, or have NZ Permanent Residency, or a valid NZ work visa.
Appointment and ongoing employment will be conditional upon criminal record/police checks.
Me pehea ahau e tono ai? (How do I apply?)
For general enquiries please contact our Recruitment team on ********** or 03 546 1274.
Keen to apply now, it's easy. Please complete our online application form. https://nmdhb.careercentre.net.nz
N19-572.
Applications close Friday, 22 November 2019(unless filled prior).


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