Independent Living Support Worker Dunedin - Full Time 32 hours per week

Closes: 17 December, 2021 at 4:00 PM

Community Care Trust’s Vision is a world that truly values and celebrates diversity.  To realise this vision, we work in partnership with people to enable them to have great lives. 

Since our inception in 1995 we have evolved as an innovative and progressive organisation, guided by what each person’s unique support needs are, and what they want to achieve in their life.  Our values underpin our practice and we “walk the talk,” staying true to the philosophy that people have the right to determine their own life.    

Our team are diverse, dedicated and professional.  We recognise the difference between good and great support is a well-trained team and we invest significantly in this area.   We have been awarded silver accreditation against the Investors in People Standard, demonstrating our commitment to realising the potential of our all of our employees. 

Our work is varied, and we partner with a range of people including people with an intellectual disability, autism spectrum disorder, youth, dual diagnosis, and people with a disability that have committed a criminal offence. 

To be successful in applying for a Support Worker role your personal values will align with those of Community Care Trust: Respect, reliability, transparency, and responsiveness.

A key factor to your success will be the ability to develop and maintain positive working relationships with people we support and with your team. We welcome further discussion regarding your availability should you be offered an interview. 

We are seeking a Support Worker to join our Dunedin Independent Living team.

You will be a welcome addition to our team if you have:

We want you if you have:

  • High levels of motivation
  • The ability to share skills and experience
  • Problem solving skills in a challenging work environment
  • The ability to work under pressure
  • Assertiveness and are able to use your initiative
  • A desire to make a difference

You must have: 

  • Current First Aid Certificate (or be willing to complete one at your own cost)
  • Covid-19 vaccination – 1st dose no later than 14 November 2021 and 2nd dose by 01 January 2022
  • Full current NZ Driver Licence and be eligible to work in New Zealand
  • Sense of humour, a good work ethic and integrity
  • A desire to make a difference
  • Must be able to work shift work and one regular day of the weekend.

Our organisation has a strong commitment to safeguarding children and any employees will be vetted to a level appropriate to the role for which they have applied. 

We are committed to equal opportunities and value diversity in our workforce.

Successful applicants will receive training and orientation, professional supervision and ongoing opportunities for further professional development including both internal and external training.

If you have any questions around the role, please email hr@cct.org.nz

Applications close on 4pm Friday 17th December 2021 unless the position is filled prior to this date.