Complex Care Support Workers in Tauranga

Complex Care Support Workers in Tauranga

Life Plus is seeking for a free-spirited and energetic carer to support a 13-year old boy with cerebral palsy.

Bay Of Plenty, Tauranga
Posted 3 months ago

About the company

At Life Plus we offer an awesome in-home complex care service where our qualified healthcare staff offer the best service possible. There is now a position in Tauranga for one of our clients who need cares throughout the week.

Job Description

Our client is a young boy who enjoys being around people. He belongs to a Muslim family and for religious preferences, only have halal meat onsite and no pork or pork by products.

Assisted ventilation at night and oxygen during the day, with food and medication via tube, this happy young boy requires frequent suctioning as he has had on/off chest infection.

Aside from supporting his clinical and other day to day needs, be prepared to get out and about in the beach and parks, library and malls, as this happy affectionate lad enjoys outdoors. He likes listening to music, watching cartoons, into painting, generally getting creative in making a real difference every day – keeping things fun and upbeat whilst providing the highest level of care.

We are needing a Complex Care Support Worker who can jump into this role with confidence and who has an energetic, fun, kind and encouraging person who can have a laugh and who adds a bit of pep when working with our client.

Benefits & Qualifications

Due to client’s nature of disability, you need to have:
• At least 3-month previous experience working with clients who has cerebral palsy
• Experience in PEG feeding, oxygen administration and management
• Manual handling (use of hoist for transfers)
• Good communication skills, proficient in English
• Flexible and team-player
• Full-driver’s license
• A non-smoker
• Full Orientation / Excellent $$
• Fully Funded Level 4 NZQA
• Has previous experience with Cerebral Palsy clients