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Support Workers Wanted

Job posted: 30/08/2022
Job closes: 31/10/2022

Company/Organisation Name:

SILC Limited

Company/Organisation Website:

www.silc.co.nz

About the Company/Organisation

For over 30 years SILC has been supporting people with disabilities to live a life of their choosing – a life full of opportunities, friendships and experiences. We walk alongside the people we support to facilitate a sense of belonging and independence.

How to Apply

Please visit our website www.silc.co.nz and apply online today.

Work with us

Job Description

  • Permanent Full & Part Time hours available
  • Ongoing training and career opportunities
  • Rewarding role making a difference in the lives of others’
For over 30 years SILC has been supporting people with disabilities to live a life of their choosing – a life full of opportunities, friendships and experiences. We walk alongside the people we support to facilitate a sense of belonging and independence.
About the Role:
As a Support Worker with SILC you will be responsible for assisting the people that we support to gain as much independence as possible. You will work in a diverse team, supporting people with their individual plans and goals. 
You will take an interest in the lives of the people we support and will assist them to connect with their community in activities of their interest. You will promote independence in the home by providing support with meal preparation, household tasks and personal cares. 
We have a range of hours avaliable from 40 hours to 75 hours per fornight. Multiple locations accross Tauranga, Mount Maunganui, Papamoa, and Te Puke.
For this role, you will need to:
  • Ideally have a Level 3 Certificate in Health & Wellbeing but this is not essential, as you will be supported to gain this qualification while you work.
  • Be a good communicator, patient and calm 
  • Have sound written and verbal communication skills
  • Be able to work day shifts across the week and/or on a roster which includes sleepovers 
  • Full New Zealand Licence
In return, we offer:
  • An opportunity to make a difference in the lives of others
  • The opportunity to gain your Level 3 New Zealand Certificate in Health & Wellbeing plus further opportunities to progress your career
  • Ongoing training and support
  • Pay rates (defined by the Pay Equity) from $22.49 to $28.25 (dependent on your qualifications) plus paid time for sleepover work.
Please note that these roles may require candidates to meet the Children’s Act safety checking and our vetting requirements. 
COVID-19 vaccination - The Vaccination Order supports the safety and wellbeing of our staff and the people we support.

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