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Support Workers – Whanganui

Job posted: 21/05/2021
Job closes: 04/06/2021

Company/Organisation Name:

Access Community Health

Company/Organisation Website:

www.access.org.nz

About the Company/Organisation

Access Community Health is a leading healthcare provider in New Zealand. We specialise in home-based healthcare and support and have been at the forefront of community health since the 1920s. Our dedicated teams of nurses and support workers care for over 20,000 people across NZ to live independently in their homes and communities.

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying, please email your CV to central_recruitment@access.org.nz.

Job Description

This vacancy is for Support Workers in Whanganui to assist with supporting clients to live their best lives in their own home, maintaining their independence and staying connected.

Our clients come from all walks of life, and are all ages. They may have a permanent disability, be recovering from an accident, or preparing to age well at home.
The ability to be flexible to work outside of school hours and over weekends is important in this role.

  • 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 and you will support them 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 participate in the community, undertake shopping for them or help them to take part in their hobbies.
  • What’s in it for you?
    • Earn while you learn! On-going training and career progression – we will support you to achieve training qualifications
    • A vigorous induction programme
    • Uniform
    • A pay rate from $20.50 per hour, depending on your current qualifications
  • What are we looking for?
    • Previous experience is preferred although not essential
    • Someone with reliable transport and a current Full NZ drivers’ licence
    • Attitude – you will be someone who is honest, reliable and with integrity. You will thrive off helping and supporting others.
    • Commitment to regular hours – you must be available to work alternative weekends and outside of school hours.

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