Support Worker – Complex Care

Support Worker – Complex Care

Located in the heart of West Auckland, a unique blend of cultural, educational and recreational facilities.

Auckland City
Posted 2 months ago

About the company

Quickly developing a reputation as one of New Zealand’s best, at Life Plus we pride ourselves on delivering person-centered care, working very hard to ensure the right fit for our clients. Our staff are committed to making a positive difference in our client’s lives.

Job Description

We are now seeking likeminded individuals whom are also passionate about delivering the best person-centred care possible to join one of our teams supporting a hearing and visually impaired young man with cerebral palsy in the heart of West Auckland. As part of his 24/7 care team you will help ensure he is getting the most out of life, supporting him in his daily routine, which includes school, appointments, respite, and a wide range of interests/activities. This role is anything but mundane, top of the list is swimming which he enjoys together with hydrotherapy, music and therapeutic massage closely followed by snakes and ladders, computer games, ball games, stories and a love of dancing.

The ideal candidate will need to be mature enough to take care of intimate care needs, switched on enough to ensure the risk of trips and falls are mitigated due to balance issues (as much as possible).

They will also ideally have:

• A good Sense of Humour
• Very good communication skills and excellent command of the English language
• Have either specialist care experience in cerebral palsy or other complex care
• Relevant Healthcare/Homecare related Qualifications (or willing to work towards)
• Full Clean Drivers Licence and reliable car
• Able to maintain personal boundaries and maintain privacy & confidentiality
• Good listening skills, Flexible, team player, Resilient, enthusiastic, outgoing personality

This is a great opportunity to become part of a great team, where you will be supported by highly skilled coordinators (who are also Registered Nurses). The key for us is your high standard of care and reliability!!!!

In return you will receive competitive $$$, full orientation, flexible guaranteed hours, on-going training and professional development.

Benefits & Qualifications

• Full Orientation / Excellent $$
• Fully Funded Level 4 NZQA
• Part-time Opportunities