Support Worker - Kaiawhina
- Full time or part time, let's see if we can make it work!
- Why travel? work in the area you live.
- Comprehensive training and support, learn more, get paid more!
Make a significant impact on the quality of life for our tāngata.
Mō te tūnga | About the role
In this role you will be supporting our tāngata (the people we support) lead busy, active lives which may include attending day services classes, formal functions, gym classes, swimming and visiting whanau. Depending on which whare you join, you could also be supporting where there is a priority focus on lifestyle and rehabilitation programmes.
You will be joining a fun, supportive and professional team who make a significant impact on the quality of life for our tāngata. Be part of this and contribute to our tāngata living their best life.
We will train you and you will start to achieve your Level 2 Certificate in Health and Wellbeing as part of your Induction. With on the job training and our ongoing support you will achieve Level 3 and Level 4, which increases your rate of pay.
We work to a rotating 24/07 roster, typically the shifts are:
- 11pm-7am (sleep over includes an additional allowance);
We have vacancies across a number of our whare in Mangere, Papatoetoe, Takanini and Penrose for all the shifts mentioned above. Ideally we are seeking applicants who can work between 32 and 80 hours a fortnight.
We encourage applications from both males and females as some of our whare require specific gender allocation based on our tāngata demographic.
Ko wai koe | About You
You may not have previous experience but you enjoy supporting those around you in your own life, you are the ‘go to' support person and you are naturally drawn to helping others.
You may have significant life experience which includes caring for a loved one; you may be tired of manual labour and looking for something more fulfilling; you may be retired with time to spare or you may now be able to work around other whanau commitments. You may even be studying and just starting out in your career.
A reasonably good level of physical fitness is required as is a full NZ driver license.
Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako | Skills and Experience
Your skills will include:
- Working with diversity
- Providing comfort and care
- Great communications skills
- The ability to set goals and work towards them
Mō mātou | About Us
Te Whariki Whakaruruhau is the Te Roopu Taurima (TRT) model of service that recognises the intrinsic value and relationship of tangata (people we support), their whanau and kaimahi (staff). As a kaupapa Maori service we strive to make a difference in the lives of tangata by surrounding them with a caring environment based on Maori values of respect and whanau. The service appeals to a wide range of people of different ethnicities because of TRT's philosophy of accepting and valuing all cultural practices.
The culture at Te Roopu Taurima, is driven by our ā Mātou Uara (Our Values):
Panekiretanga – Excellence
Striving for excellence and quality in all that we do
Aroha – Kindness
Expressing compassion and joy for others in all that we do
Tumanako – Action
Being proactive to ensure the best outcomes in all that we do
Whakapono – Trust
Acting with honesty and integrity in all that we do
Ngā hua | Benefits of working at Te Roopu Taurima
When you join us, you are part of a wider whānau that will support you along your journey.
- Significant investment in your learning and development;
- Critical illness and life insurance;
- Free financial advice from a registered broker;
- Retail in-store discounts and special offers;
- Kohatu leave;
- Free parking.
- Successful applicants will be required to undergo a pre-employment drug and alcohol screening test.
- Successful applicants need to complete and return a clear Ministry of Justice criminal history check.
- Employees of Te Roopu Taurima are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (includes booster).
To be considered for this position you must be residing in and legally entitled to work in New Zealand.
|Location:||North Island - Auckland - South & East Auckland|
|Job type:||Permanent Full time|
|Expertise:||Clinical - Mental Health - Community Support Worker|
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