Support Coordinator - Van Asch Service

Listed 15 days Ago
Hohepa Canterbury

 About Hohepa

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

We have several exciting opportunities to join one of Support Coordinator Teams.

As a Support Coordinator at Hohepa you will have a kind nature and can-do attitude, remembering it’s the little things that matter. You will be supporting people with disabilities in a range of settings including in their home, out in the community and at our day services. The people we support love getting out into the community, whether its shopping, beach walks, coffee and cake outings, visiting friends, supporting the Crusaders, going to markets and fairs, or heading to the pub for a pint, to name just a few. 

The people we support have varying levels of need, and daily tasks vary from service to service but may include cooking, cleaning, medication administration, stores purchasing, personal cares, as well as facilitating community participation, recreational activities, and supporting people to achieve their goals. You may also provide person-centred support in homes where routine is critical; following details plans to meet the needs of the people.

Rostered hours: 

Position One   

Sunday:  7.00am to  3.00pm
Monday:  7.00am to 3.00pm
Tuesday:  9.00am to 2pm (one on one) 

Position Two

Sunday and Monday: 3pm to 11pm

About You

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:

  • Self-motivated, energetic and flexible with a high level of initiative. 
  • A team player - Work closely with and supporting your colleagues, creating a great team environment.
  • A kind nature with a can-do attitude and willingness to learn and continue to develop your skills as a support worker. 

Benefits of working at Hohepa

At Hohepa, as part of our team you will:

  • Have certainty of hours through fixed rosters
  • Enjoy a great person to-staff ratio, allowing for more personalised support
  • Work in a fun, friendly and supportive team environment
  • Receive ongoing support for your professional and career development
  • Support to complete a NZQF Certificate in Health and Wellbeing level, 2, 3 or 4
  • Long service leave 

Applicants will be progressed as they apply, so if this sounds like you, please apply now! 

Please specify in your application what hours you are available to work.

Applicants must have a full driver’s licence and ability to work in New Zealand.  

Applications for this role will take you to the advertisers site.