Support Worker Queenstown

Closes: 11 November, 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. 

We are seeking a Support Worker based in Queenstown to join our Central and Lakes Team. The position is for a minimum of 20 hours per week although these hours may increase over time. This is likely to include travel to other communities where we offer support.

If you have a variety of interests and attributes including the following please apply.

  • Excellent listening skills
  • High levels of motivation
  • A can-do attitude
  • A team player
  • A wide range of skills and interests that you are willing to share
  • Gaming 
  • Outdoor activities and sports
  • Great advocacy skills

You must have: 

  • Current First Aid Certificate (or be willing to complete one at your own cost)
  • Full current NZ Driver License and be eligible to work in New Zealand

The COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021 requires anybody conducting high-risk work in the health and disability sector to be fully vaccinated by 01 January 2022.  As Community Care Trust fall under the categories of Home & Community Support Services and a Non-Government Organisation who provides health services, all staff will need to have had their first dose of the vaccine by 14 November 2021 and their second dose by 01 January 2022.

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.

We welcome your application via our website or

Contact Julie Carruthers, Central Lakes Service Manager on 027 352 9812 for any clarification regarding the role.

Applications close on Friday, 11th November 2021.