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2 Dec 2019

Casual Casual Assistant

L’Arche Kapiti –  Paraparaumu, New Zealand

Job Description

L’Arche Kapiti is looking to hire Assistants (personal support workers) on an “as needed basis” (Casual) in our Paraparaumu homes and day programme. The successful applicants will have a passion for journeying with, and supporting individuals with an intellectual disability in their home and community settings.

Hours as needed by community, but if called, can expect:
In the L’Arche homes:

Monday/Tuesday: 7-9:00 am and/or 3-8:00 pm
Wednesday: Anytime between 9-3:00
Thursday/Friday: 7-9:00 am and/or 3-8:00 pm
Weekends: any time possible

In the L’Arche Day Programme:

Between 9-3:00 on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays or Fridays

Skill-set and Qualities of Successful Applicants
• An appreciation for the gifts and contributions that adults with intellectual disability bring to society, and a desire and openness to learn from one another.
• A commitment to the Identity and Mission of L’Arche communities
• Experience with supporting adults in the disability and/or aged care sectors
• Experience working in team settings
• Experience living in a L’Arche community (if possible)
• Has the minimum Careerforce Level 3 qualification in Health and Wellbeing (or the equivalent), or a willingness to work towards it
• Ability to multi-task and re-prioritize if need be
• Very strong communication skills
• A current driver’s license would be appreciated

Salary Expectations:
The successful candidate can expect to earn between anywhere between $19.80- $23.00/per hour, depending on one’s level of qualification and experience.

How to Apply

For those interested, please submit your CV and cover letter to Natalie Rosedale, the Assistants Coordinator, at [email protected]

Job Categories: Disability Support. Job Types: Casual. Salaries: Less than 20,000.

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