Weekend Community Support Worker

Listed 13 days Ago
MASH Trust

 Mash Trust - Levin - Manawatu

  • Do you want to make a difference while gaining industry experience?
  • Are you compassionately qualified?
  • Are you interested in being part of a reputable, professional team that has a long history of providing quality to support to those in need within your community? 

MASH provides a wide range of support services for people with Mental Health, Intellectual or Physical Disability or Illness, alcohol and addiction and youth respite care.

These services are offered either at the residential homes we support, or people who require support in their own homes, or in the community.

MASH operates throughout the lower North Island in the Wellington, Kapiti, Horowhenua, Palmerston North and Hawkes Bay regions.

MASH Trust’s Physical & Intellectual Disabilities services provide 24 hour a day staffed supported accommodation, located in an urban setting. Staff are highly trained and our consumers range from 15 to 65 years of age.

We believe that:

· People with disabilities as citizens of New Zealand have the same rights to full community participation.
· Learning & Development is a lifelong process and that all people possess the ability to learn and develop.
· Every person can have a valued role in society.· Services must be developed to meet the needs of individuals that use them.
· The needs of people change and services need to be responsive of those changes.

As a Community Support Worker you will be supporting clients by maintaining a high quality of life, a quality home environment, and encouraging full participation in all aspects of community daily life.  

You will have/be:

· A desire to learn and grow within your role.

· Open to personal cares such as - assisting with showering, dressing and getting our consumers in and out of bed.

· Hold a current full drivers licence and have reliable transport

· Wanting flexibility with hours of work and not interested in a standard nine-to-five.

· The ability to take pride in a healthy home environment – including cleaning, meal preparation and shopping.

· Eligible to work in New Zealand with a minimum of six months on Visa.

· Caring and Kind in nature with integrity that can provide support to those from all walks of life.

The Hours:

We have a number of weekend positions available of 12-16 hours per fortnight. There is the possibility of picking up extra hours for the right applicant. 

These positions are available immediately for the right candidate.

What can we offer you?

· An excellent working environment

· Rewarding work

· Extensive ongoing training opportunities

        Medication Training

        First Aid Course

        And other learning and development opportunities in your chosen field

· Excellent overtime allowances & a starting rate of a minimum of $20.50 per hour 

· Career growth and advancement

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