Support Worker - Te Anau

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Royal District Nursing Service (NZ) Ltd - Te Anau - Southland

We are looking for motivated individuals who care to join our Southland based team as a Support Worker.  This position is based in Te Anau and the surrounding area.

This is an exciting opportunity for a confident, driven individual that is keen to make a difference in the community, working with our clients to maintain their independence and ability to live at home.

These are busy roles with lots of opportunity to develop and grow. On any given day you might be involved in:

  • Assisting a client with their personal care (showering, dressing/ undressing)
  • Visiting a client to ensure they are doing well, or have taken their medications for the day
  • Helping a client prepare their meal
  • Going on an outing with a client
  • Household cleaning

We will encourage and support your ongoing development, this along with the following personal attributes will help ensure your success in this role:

    • As you will be an Ambassador for the organisation you will need to present yourself professionally
    • Communication is key in our industry, you will need to be able communicate with confidence
    • It goes without mention the importance of honesty and integrity in our line of work
    • For many of our clients, the timing of their appointment is important - you will need good time management and organisation skills
    • You will be helping to ensure our clients independence in a caring way
    • As we work in the community we are helping people from a range of backgrounds – we value diversity and inclusion

We are ideally seeking candidates who possess NZQA Level 2 (or above) certificate in Health and Wellbeing or equivalent. If you don’t possess this, we need to see your commitment to undertaking necessary learnings to attain this qualification in the first 6 months of employment. Right now we have the following shifts available:

  • Monday-Friday (shifts between 7:30am and 9pm)
  • Weekends
    Note: We will consider applicants that can work every second weekend


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