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Flexible Integrated Rehabilitation Support Team - Home based Support Worker

West Coast District Health Board
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West Coast - Greymouth
West Coast
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Ongoing - Part Time
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Job Description

FIRST (Flexible Integrated Rehabilitation Support Team) is an exciting new service being introduced to Buller for those who can benefit from a short, intensive programme of rehabilitation in their own home. It is designed to achieve the things that are important to the person by working with them towards achieving their goals to become as independent as possible. The role of support worker is critical to the success of this programme.

The support worker is a key member of the FIRST team, working along side physiotherapists, nurses, occupational therapists and the person on the programme to deliver to the agreed plan of care. The role of the Support Worker is to work alongside the person, providing assistance and support with a view to the person maintaining or gaining as much independence as possible.

FIRST is looking for enthusiastic people who are interested in being part of something new, delivered in the community in people's own homes. It is an opportunity to make a real difference.

  • Prefer people with experience either in the community as a support worker or in residential care as a care giver
  • Part time welcome
  • Qualified at NZQA level 3 preferred, but not essential
  • Training and orientation to work in the community and restorative care will be provided

For more detailed information please see the position description attached or contact John Ray, Recruitment Specialist on email

Applications are only accepted online so please click the 'apply now' button below to send us your CV and covering letter today.

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