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Community Support Worker

Job posted: 13/09/2022
Job closes: 09/10/2022

Company/Organisation Name:

Emerge Aotearoa

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About the Company/Organisation

Emerge Aotearoa is a social services organisation providing a range of services to whānau, including Health and Disability, Youth and Emergency Housing. Our kaimahi all have a common goal – helping people realise their potential with the aim of supporting people to live their best life as independently as possible.

How to Apply

Apply for this role via our website: Community Support Worker – Part-time – Careers at Emerge Aotearoa and upload your CV and cover letter telling us about yourself! This role will be advertised until filled so apply today.

While we are passionate about creating a diverse and inclusive organisation, we are unable to consider applications from anyone who does not currently have the right to legally work in Aotearoa.

Please note: In response to the indicated extension of the Covid-19-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021 as well as the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination for this role. For more information, please see Covid-19-19 information site.

Job Description

He kōrero mō te tūranga - The role

This role involves supporting a client with autism with daily activities such as taking them on activities in the community such as beach walks, drives etc. You'll follow daily routines, a planner and complete notes.

You'll help with preparing meals, housekeeping and infection prevention control.

This is a permanent part-time (16 hours per week) position working on a rotating roster. You'll shifts will predominately be 7am - 3pm and 2.30pm - 11pm, with a sleepover shift ever six weeks.

He kōrero mōu - About you

The work you will undertake in this role can sometimes be challenging and resilience is a must-have quality for this role. You'll need to have the ability to remain calm, practical and rational when in complex situations or incidents.

This role will be structured in nature and the ability to work within a set routine is important. In return, you'll be able to make a difference and help our tangata whaiora to realise their potential.

You will need to be comfortable working in a hospital environment, preferably have experience working with clients with autism and awareness of sensory issues.

Communication skills are vital in this role and a level of fitness is required to encourage and participate in activities outside of the facilities.

Ko tā mātou mahi - We offer

In addition to driving change within your community, you'll be doing so in a national organisation with opportunities for you to grow and develop. You'll join a group of people that live by our values - which means you can take pride in not just what we achieve, but how we achieve it.

Importantly, we advocate for your wellbeing! With three days of wellbeing leave on offer, you can proactively manage your health and wellbeing.

Finally, you'll want to work here because we are committed to diversity and inclusion. So, you don't have to worry about putting on a fake work persona. Come as you are, and just be you!

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