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Support Staff - Part Time - Mosgiel, Dunedin

Hawksbury Community Living Trust

Are you friendly, caring and empathetic? Ready to be a source of support for people in your community?

Whether it be going with them to a movie, grocery shopping or helping with household chores - that level of support can change someone's life!

Hawksbury Community Living Trust provides quality residential support for people with intellectual disabilities. With a broad range of residential homes in Christchurch, Kaiapoi and Mosgiel that offer independent community-focused environments, we proudly support people with intellectual disabilities to achieve their life choices.

We're looking for Part-Time Support Staff to join our team in Mosgiel. There are two positions, one is 61 hours a fortnight, working 7am -10am, then 3pm - 9pm or 7am - 3pm, with Sunday - Tuesday off. The other role is 24 hours a fortnight working 3pm -9pm every Saturday and Sunday.

Working in one of our homes, you'll be helping people with their everyday activities like shopping, preparing and cooking meals, finances, household chores, personal support and getting out and about - i.e. seeing a movie or visiting friends.

We have multiple part-time positions available providing you with a great work-life balance.

Ideally, you'll have an NZ Certificate in Health and Wellbeing Level 2 or equivalent along with:

  • A positive attitude to supporting people with an intellectual disability
  • A full New Zealand drivers' licence
  • Great communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Excellent computer skills

We offer:

  • Ongoing development opportunities. If you haven't already completed NZ Certificate in Health and Wellbeing Level 2 and 3, we will support you to do this, along with First aid, Safe Manual Handling and Dysphagia training.
  • Starting pay rate of $20.50 per hour (this may be higher in line with pay equity recognized qualifications)
  • An environment in which all people are proud to live and work

If you have experience in the field of disability and are looking for an amazing team to work with - apply now!

Applications close: 19 Apr 2021

Reference: 5420834
Location: Mosgiel, Otago
Listed: 20 March 2021

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