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Work for St John of God Hauora Trust

Applications from NZ Citizens, permanent residents or candidates holding current work visas are considered for the below positions.

Current vacancies

Support Workers (Part-time)

St John of God Health and Ability Services (a service of St John of God Hauora Trust), is a provider of residential care for adults living with a neurological and/or physical disability. We operate a 60 bed service in Halswell as well as several supported living homes in the community. As a not-for-profit organisation our care is proudly based on the values of Hospitality, Compassion, Respect, Justice and Excellence. We provide an on-site, Rehabilitation and Therapy team responsible for our slow-stream neuro­rehabilitation and long term care residents.

We have a vacancy for a permanent Support Worker which covers day, night and weekend shifts totalling 32 hours per week over a 6 week roster.

The key responsibilities include:

  • Confident in performing all Health and Ability Care functions necessary for care recipients as per the Registered Nurse.
  • Provides services in a manner that meets the cultural needs of the care recipients.
  • Conducts themselves in a manner consistent with St John of God Hauora Trust Mission and Values.

Job requirements:

  • To be considered for the role you will require the following:
  • Careerforce level 3 or above
  • Minimum of 3 years working experience as a Support Worker
  • Current First Aid Certification
  • Educated in Brain Injury and the effects on Communication
  • Cultural Diversity Competency
  • Education and knowledge of Motor Neuron Disease and Huntington’s Disease
  • Skin Integrity Competency
  • Restraint Minimisation and Safe Practice
  • Minimum of 2 New Zealand work related referees

In return we offer remuneration in line with the Care and Support Workers Pay Equity settlement, and professional support and ongoing opportunities for professional development.

For an Application Form and Position Description please email quoting reference SJG-HASS-1133.

Applications will be considered from NZ Citizens, permanent residents and valid work visa holders.

Closing date for applications is 5pm, 27 September 2017

Food Services Assistant

St John of God Halswell is a 60 bed residential facility caring for people with neurological and/or physical disabilities.

The Kitchen requires the services of a Food Services Assistant to complement the hard working team at Halswell. This is a permanent part-time role and shifts could include both weekdays and weekends for a total of 36.5hours per fortnight. Key tasks:

  • Kitchen servery –serving of morning and afternoon teas as per duty list
  • Cleaning of all kitchen utensils, crockery and cutlery
  • General cleaning of kitchen areas
  • Assist in food preparation when required

We offer orientation and Ecolab training sessions.

 To apply:

For application and position description email or phone Vicki on 338-2009

Applications close 12noon, 26 February 2017.

 Applications will be considered from NZ Citizens, permanent residents or candidates holding current work visas.  We do require 2 NZ work related references to support your application.