Support Worker - Cambridge

Listed 15 days Ago
Home healthcare
Healthcare

We are looking for Support Workers who live in Cambridge to join us on a casual or permanent basis.

Are you looking for part-time early mornings, evening and/or weekend work hours to give you the chance to create work life balance and be able to spend quality time with your family and friends? We have a variety of shifts to suit your lifestyle from Monday through to Sunday. 

If you’re caring and compassionate with a  “can do” attitude and really want a job where you are making difference we will have a role for you. Our training is first class so no experience is required.

VisionWest Home HealthCare is an established provider and has over 35 years’ experience providing quality, professional home help support to people, enabling them to live independently within their own homes. Our clients include people of all ages, with varying needs.

We are currently looking for energetic, caring, committed and empathetic people to provide quality in-home care to our clients. VisionWest Home Healthcare has a Vision to see Transformed Lives and Healthy Communities. We provide support from 7am to 8.30pm, 7 days a week and offer variable hours.

What is involved in the role of a Support Worker?

Our Support Workers are part of a dedicated and well supported team, assisting our clients to live as independently as possible in their homes with a range of different tasks that include:

  • Household tasks – cleaning, vacuuming, laundry etc
  • Meal Preparation
  • Personal care – showering, toileting, dressing etc
  • Medication oversight – prompting/supervising clients with medication
  • Mobility assistance – assisting client’s mobility with walking frames, hoists etc

Dependent on each client's care plan. We enable clients to have the opportunity to succeed at the activities of daily living which promote dignity, self-respect and maintaining the clients quality of life and abilities. 

Skills and Attributes

  • Good health and fitness
  • Ability to establish rapport with individual clients and relate to their families/whanau
  • Good oral and communication skills
  • Good time management
  • Reliable transport with a clean & current NZ driver's license
  • Mobile phone
  • No formal qualification is necessary, however, a certificate in health & well being is an advantage

You must have the right to work in New Zealand and you will be required to undergo police vetting and additional checks in order to be considered for this position.

Why work for Visionwest Home Healthcare?

Visionwest Home Healthcare offers its staff excellent training and development opportunities, a supportive environment and all the benefits of working for a well-established, caring organisation. We also provide a tailored career pathway for our staff by supporting you to achieve Certificates in Health and Wellbeing (NZQA qualifications), which are fully funded. To find out more visit www.homecare.org.nz.

If you are ready to make a difference with Visionwest, apply now.

For any specific queries please contact Kathy.Raja@visionwest.org.nz.

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