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Disability Support Worker – Hawkes Bay

Job posted: 23/05/2023
Job closes: 12/06/2023

Company/Organisation Name:

MASH Trust

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About the Company/Organisation

MASH provides a wide range of support services for people with Mental Health, Intellectual or Physical Disability or Illness, Alcohol and Addiction and Youth Respite care at the residential home, in their own homes, or in the community.
MASH is a leading provider of support services operating throughout the lower North Island in the Wellington, Kapiti, Horowhenua, Palmerston North and Hawkes Bay regions and employing 550 staff and volunteers.
Our mission is to work together to achieve great lives and this is ingrained in everything we do at MASH.

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Job Description

What can we offer you?
  • An excellent working environment
  • MASH Day and Study days
  • Extensive ongoing training opportunities
  • Rewarding work
  • Comprehensive induction and orientation programme
  • You will earn between $22.70 - 28.25 per hour, depending on experience and qualification  
  • Career growth and advancement within your chosen field
As a Community Support Worker working for MASH Trust you will be joining a highly skilled and dedicated team supporting our people to maintain a high quality of life, within a quality home environment, and encouraging full participation in all aspects of community daily life to maximise independence.
The Position:
We have both Full Time and Part Time positions available as a POOL staff member working across a number of our Disability Services located in Havelock North. These positions are available immediately and you must be available to work Saturdays and Sundays. A POOL staff member is a staff member that works in a variety of homes covering all of the gaps that we have available due to annual leave and training. This position means your shift pattern may change from week to week but you are provided your schedule of 40 or 80 hours at least a fortnight in advance. You must be available to work both AM and PM shifts, weekdays and weekends.
Ideally you will have experience and training in managing challenging behaviours. Your can do attitude and ability to adapt to challenging situations will make you a suitable candidate. 
We are looking for candidates with a desire to learn and grow within their role and wanting flexibility with hours of work, not just a standard nine-to-five. Shifts will include weekend work.
You will be required to assist with personal cares such as – showering, dressing, grooming and toileting as well as assisting with meals, and getting our people we support in and out of bed and to appointments.
To be considered for this role you will need:
  • A current full drivers licence and have reliable transport
  • Honesty and Integrity 
  • A great attitude and passion to support people to achieve their potential
  • Pride in a healthy home environment – including cleaning, meal preparation and shopping.
  • Eligibility to work in New Zealand with a minimum of six months on Visa.
  • A caring and compassionate and empathetic nature providing support to those from all walks of life.
Applicants will be reviewed as they are received and the role may close earlier if the right applicant is found.

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