Community Support worker

Job Description

** Permanent (Part Time and Full Time) and Casual Roles available based on candidate preference.

** Job Title: Community Support Worker Job Location: Otago - Dunedin

Employment Type: Permanent (30+ Hours), Part Time (Upto 29 Hours) or Casual (Cover Shifts)

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.

Pay Band: $22.70 - $28.25 per hour (This is based on the Pay Equity Settlement by the Ministry of Health – hourly pay rates based on equivalency of Healthcare Qualifications assessed under Pay Equity)

The rewarding role of a Community Support Worker includes (Job Responsibilities):

-Assisting the client with personal cares, home help, shopping assistance, and meal preps

- Supporting exercise programmes

- Moving and handling using hoists and manual transfers

- Assisting the client to access the community

The ideal candidate would have (Candidate Pre-Requisites):

- Experience in personal cares would be preferred.

- Experience in Complex Cares (Bowel and SPC Cares) and Challenging Behaviours would be preferred

- A Level 3 or Level 4 qualification in Health and Wellbeing would be an advantage, however, someone looking at making a career in the Healthcare Industry would also be considered for this role

- Access to your own car and a Full Driver’s License is a requirement of the role (as this is community based work)

- Flexibility to work on a roster (including weekends)

- Great communication skills

- Legal rights to work in New Zealand

We offer:

- Competitive Hourly Rates {$22.70 - $28.25 per hour (Based on Pay Equity)}

- Flexible hours

- Travel allowance as per In between travel policy (MOH guidelines)

- Opportunities to gain your Level 3 and Level 4 Qualifications

- Paid Competency Trainings

- Free EAP (Employer Assistance Programme) Services

- Special Rates for Complex Clients based on employer discretion

About Us: Healthvision is a lead 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 maximise their independence. Our aim at Healthvision is to make a positive difference to the lives of others.

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Community Support worker


Job type:

Full Time, Part Time, Casual

Hours of work:

Hours are variable




$20.00 - $30.00 per hour