Working at Hohepa, is different from the average, you become part of our community of people, staff, volunteers, and contractors who all have a common goal - helping people to reach their full potential and lead enriched and meaningful lives in a holistic, supportive environment. We are a community leader providing services and support for people living with an intellectual disability to live their best lives and find a valued place in our society. Inspired by Dr Rudolf Steiner’s principles of anthroposophy, we seek to understand each person and situation as unique, not a one size fits all philosophy.
About the Role
Working as a one on one support with a person with an intellectual disability and supporting them to achieve their present goals, settling them in their present working environment and getting out an about in the community to gain some new experiences. .You will be energetic, empathetic and able to work alongside this person focusing on creating a life of rich and diverse experiences while being able to read situations, problem solve and apply boundaries or offer space. Daily tasks include supporting with daily routines while encouraging independence to develop skills and personal growth. You will have the confidence to support personal cares, cooking, medication administration, and household tasks. You will be passionate about supporting and extending people’s ability to access and be part of their wider community. If you are looking for a new challenge this could be the opportunity for you.
28 hours per fortnight
Your aroha and approach is what really matters at Hohepa – previous experience is not a prerequisite because we provide on-the-job training. You will either be an experienced Support Worker looking for a change or you are simply looking for a career where your enthusiasm and passion for helping others will make a real difference in people’s lives. To thrive in a Support Coordinator role at Hohepa you will be:
Benefits of working at Hohepa At Hohepa, as part of our team you will:
Applicants will be progressed as they apply, so if this sounds like you, please apply now! Applicants must have a full driver’s licence and ability to work in New Zealand.