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Location: Whangarei

Hours: Casual and Part-time to cover weekend shifts and holiday period

Community Support Worker

CCS Disability Action's vision is to see every disabled person included in the life of their family and community.

We have been working with disabled people and their families since 1935 and are now at the forefront of service provision, advocacy and information sharing in disability sector New Zealand-wide. Our people are professional, innovative, dedicated and knowledgeable. We hold ourselves to the highest possible ethical standards and are known for our partnership approach to support.

Job specific information

We are looking for Community Support Workers to work with people with disabilities and their families we support at our Respite House and in the community. The support that you will be required to provide will vary. Some of the work will be physical.

We would like to hear from you if:

  • Are energetic, enthusiastic and have a passion for enabling others to lead good lives.

  • Have a minimum of two years’ experience working in the Disability Sector.

  • Have a Health Care Assistant Qualification or a Level 2 equivalent.

  • Have had experience working with people with high and complex support needs.

  • Confident in working with mobility equipment, e.g.. hoists, wheelchairs, modified vehicles.

  • Are able to work varied shifts (weekend and holiday cover i.e. school and summer holidays).

How to apply

To apply for this job go to: https://ccsdisabilityaction.recruitmenthub.co.nz/Vacancies and enter ref code: 57366

About us

CCS Disability Action builds our work around three core documents; UN Convention of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, Te Tiriti o Waitangi and the New Zealand Disability Strategy. We work within a Human Rights framework and are committed to equal opportunity in all our employment policies and procedures. We welcome enquiries from everyone and we openly encourage people with lived experience to apply.

Applications Close: Monday, 29 November 2021

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