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Whanau | Family Caregivers (school hours role)

Job posted: 20/05/2024
Job closes: 31/12/2024

Company/Organisation Name:

Healthvision NZ LTD

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About the Company/Organisation

Healthvision is a provider of Specialist Homecare, Community Nursing and Rehabilitation services throughout New Zealand. We are a company who is passionate about well-being, working closely with our clients, families, and whanau to wrap around the quality care they need to live life the way they want to and to maximize their independence. Our aim at Healthvision is to make a positive difference to the lives of others.

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Job Description

Are you resilient, energetic, and conscientious?

If you are dedicated to building strong, trust-based relationships with people we support to help enable them to live the best possible life then read on!

We are seeking candidates who can work flexible hours, specifically during school hours. If you are looking for a job that fits seamlessly into your schedule, this could be the ideal opportunity for you.

About the Position | Te Mahi

Support work is fun, people-facing, challenging, and very rewarding, and it is also a deeply empathetic journey. It is more than a job; it is an opportunity to provide invaluable support, led by the people you will be supporting.

Responsibilities may include :

  • Assisting with personal cares (showering, bathing)
  • Assisting with household management and meal preparation
  • Supporting exercise programmes
  • Assisting with accessing the community 
  • Bowel, Bladder, and Catheter care
  • Moving and handling hoists and manual transfers
  • Medication support

Job Location: Gisborne

Employment Type: Casual

Days of work: As this is community-based work, rotating rosters would be involved including am, pm and weekend work. Your preferred hours of work can be discussed during the recruitment process.

The duration of these hours may vary, ranging from shorter to longer periods, depending on the specific needs of the people we support.

About you | He momo

You are a calm but confident-natured individual who can demonstrate resilience and understand the challenges of our service users. There are many responsibilities associated with being a support worker which can be challenging and fulfilling. It is rewarding when you are part of the support that enables a person to live their best lives in the community.

The candidate would have (Candidate Pre-Requisites):

  • Ideally prior personal care experience is preferred.
  • Familiarity with complex medical conditions, like spinal injuries, traumatic brain injury
  • Access to your own car and a Full Driver’s License is a requirement of the role (as this is community-based work)
  • A Level 3 or Level 4 Health and Wellbeing qualification is beneficial and those looking to enter the healthcare sector will also be considered (comprehensive training can be provided)
  • Flexibility to travel
  • Flexibility to work on a rotating roster
  • Legal right to work in New Zealand is a must.

Benefits | Ki te huanga

  • Pay Band: $23.38 - $29.10 per hour (This is based on the Pay Equity Settlement 2017 – hourly pay rates based on equivalency of Healthcare Qualifications assessed under Pay Equity).
  • Flexible hours
  • Travel allowance as per In Between Travel (IBT) rules
  • Opportunities to gain your Level 3 and Level 4 Qualifications in Health and Wellbeing with Careerforce NZ
  • Paid competency trainings
  • Free EAP (Employer Assistance Programme) Services
  • Free Flu vaccinations
  • Refer a friend programme

The Organisation |Te Whakahaerenga

Healthvision is a family-owned provider of Specialist Homecare, Community Nursing and Rehabilitation services throughout New Zealand. We are compassionate, innovative, dedicated and work collaboratively with the communities we support. Enabling people and their whānau to live their best life in their community is a primary aim of what we do. Making a positive difference is key to our approach.

We are a progressive organisation grounded in family values and we care!

Hiahia | Interested?

Contact us even if you do not have a qualification as we are looking for people who are willing to learn, who will be reliable and passionate about community support work. If you can demonstrate how you will travel between people we support, we are happy to talk about the opportunities, we may have for you.

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