Support Worker

$20.50 - $25.50 hourly
  • Access Community Health
  • Remote (All Regions New Zealand)
  • 26 Feb, 2021
Full time, Part time, Casual Health Care and Medical

Job Description

We often have vacancies for support workers and would like to encourage mature aged job seekers to visit our careers board and apply for any positions which are of interest. Please visit our website for more information - www.access.org.nz.

 Do you want to make a positive difference in someone’s life? Being a Support Worker means you will be making a real change to the lives of the people you care for, and their families.

Are you?

  • Caring
  • Reliable
  • Trustworthy
  • A car owner
  • Looking for a career in health
  • Wanting to achieve a qualification while you work
  • Wanting to take a greater role in your community

If you answered yes to all of the above, you may be just the person we are looking for!

 What does a Support Worker do?

Our support workers are caring people with a commitment to providing the best possible support to our clients. Each client will have individual care requirements however you may be expected to support with all elements of daily living such as personal care, food preparation, mobility or bowel/urinary continence care and ensure medication needs are met. You may also help our clients to access the community, undertake shopping for them or help them to take part in their hobbies.

Previous experience is not always necessary as we will provide training. The qualities needed to be a community support worker include: honesty, reliability, trustworthiness, flexibility, commitment and good communication skills

What’s in it for you?

  • A rigorous induction programme and ongoing support
  • Uniform
  • On-going training and career progression – we will support you to achieve training qualifications (including paid time to complete these!)

What are we looking for?

  • Previous experience is preferred although not essential
  • Someone with reliable transport and a current Full NZ drivers’ license
  • Attitude – you will be someone who is honest, reliable and with integrity. You will thrive off helping and supporting others.
  • Commitment to regular hours and preferably including weekends

If this sounds like an exciting opportunity to you and you are interested in exploring a rewarding career in health, email your CV with your preferred location in the subject line to your local office: