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Location: Gisborne

Hours: Multiple Positions available, Casual; Permanent - guaranteed hours per week

Community Support Workers

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 who are committed to providing quality support for disabled people within our community. We are seeking people who have strong communication skills, are adaptable and flexible, with a positive can-do attitude. 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.

  • Are committed to working with adults and children with disabilities to live in their own home and support quality living in their community.

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

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

  • Are able to work varied shifts.

  • Enjoy connecting with communities.

  • Have access to reliable transportation.

How to apply

To apply please complete the CCS Disability Action application form and provide a copy of your CV and cover letter. This can be emailed to Midland.Recruitment@ccsDisabilityAction.org.nz or posted to Community Support Worker Vacancy, CCS Disability Action: PO Box 15 Gisborne 4040 (Attn: Kelly Murray)

We are committed to ensuring our application process is accessible to everyone. Should you require an alternative method of application please contact Kelly Murray on 06 867 1249 ext 6816 or email to Midland.Recruitment@ccsDisabilityAction.org.nz

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: 5pm, Friday 17th December 2021

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