Support Workers - Invercargill

Closes: 2 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. 

As a result of ongoing growth, we are seeking to appoint several roles to join our team.  To be successful in applying for any of these roles 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 the team.  All positions have guaranteed hours, and we welcome further discussion regarding your availability should you be offered an interview. 

1 Full-time and 1 part-time position available.  These roles include working at least one weekend shift and could involve evening work and sleepovers.    

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

  • A desire to make a difference
  • High levels of motivation
  • A can-do attitude
  • The ability to accept feedback and adapt to it
  • A wide range of skills and interests that you are willing to share

 You must have: 

  • Current First Aid Certificate (or be willing to complete one at your own cost)
  • Full current NZ Driver Licence 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 1st December 2021.  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 30th October and their second dose by 1st December 2021.

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.

Contact if you have any questions.                                                 

Applications close 4pm, Tuesday 2nd November 2021.