Company/Organisation Name:IHC - IDEA Services
About the Company/Organisation
IHC is New Zealand’s leading provider of services for people with intellectual disabilities. Our Mission is at the heart of everything we do and we are committed to supporting people with intellectual disabilities to lead satisfying lives in the community.
How to Apply
Apply online here: https://careers.ihc.org.nz/jobdetails/ajid/TVBg8/Support-Worker-Porirua-Forensic-Rehabilitation-Secure-unit-,24880.html
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Location: Porirua, Wellington
Job type: Full and part time opportunities
Shifts: Fortnightly roster can include, AMs 7.00am - 3.00pm, PMs 3.00pm - 11.00pm and some nights shifts may be needed
Pay and benefits: $22.70-$28.25 depending on relevant qualifications
We are looking for compassionate and resilient individuals to join our forensic rehabilitation team working in a secure facility in Kenepuru. You will work alongside people with intellectual disabilities and support them through their rehabilitation journey.
We are contracted by the Ministry of Health to provide rehabilitation services for people with high and complex needs who have committed an offence and had contact with the justice system. We provide a 24/7 rehabilitation service in a secure unit that offers clinical support, vocational opportunities and life skills programmes.
We have a strong evidenced based clinical pathway, designed specifically to guide the journey for people within the service. You will be supporting individuals with complex behavioural needs to lead safe and meaningful lives in the community. We are looking for resilient people, with calm natures and confidence to deal with challenging behaviours.
In this role you will:
What we offer you:
Ideally, you will have some experience in the health and disability sector, but if not, we would still love to hear from you if this is a career you want to pursue and you have the right 'can-do' attitude.
To find out more about being a Support Worker with IDEA Services, please visit our 'Join our Support Crew' page.
IDEA Services Ltd is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the IHC Group which is made up of our charitable programmes and three wholly-owned subsidiaries, including the provision of housing and tenancy services. Our services are founded on IHC's absolute commitment to the people we support and their families/whanau to have a good life. IDEA Services Ltd is an accredited Immigration AEWV employer.
The IHC Group is committed to Te Tiriti o Waitangi and actively seek a diverse applicant pool. We encourage candidates of all backgrounds to apply. We welcome all kinds of diversity and the different perspectives such diversity brings to our work.
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