Wednesday, 30 June 2021

Disability Support Assistant - casual position

We are looking for a casual assistant to join our team providing disability support to a 26 year old man.  This position will become permanent in a few months time.

Hours could be anytime of the day/night, as the team of support attends to his needs 24/7.

Are you passionate about supporting someone who needs assistance in order to connect with others and be part of society?  Are you great at communicating and are you sensitive to others' needs?

Your duties include: personal cares, light cooking, outings (you need a full driving licence) and generally taking part in the household activities.  You will also be required to find a replacement when/if you move on.

We live on a lifestyle block, so there is always something to do.  The person requiring support is a musician so would love to hear from you if you are one too!

You will need to be able to fit into a household with discretion and tact and bring your smile and sense of humour with you.  You will also need to be mentally and emotionally well balanced.

Starting now.  Location: Thames-Paeroa area.

We follow the Pay Equity legislation and try to reward our staff with competitive wages.

This position is covered under the Covid-19 Public Health Order so you will have to show evidence of your vaccination status.

Be prepared for something new, different: the team is self-managed, with emphasis on life balance, wellbeing and solution focused.

If you think that this is you, please email your resume AND a cover letter detailing why you believe you are the right person for the position to