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Company Renaissance Group
Location North Shore City, Auckland
Listed Fri 6 Apr, 12:10 pm
Type Full time, Permanent
Reference MOSS/APR
We are seeking to employ a team of positive, energetic and reliable people to work with a person whose life is greatly complicated by intractable Epilepsy and Intellectual Disability; and provide 24/7 support for her to be able to live in her own home.

A bit about the person you will be supporting…………

You will be working with a woman in her mid-thirties who has her own home and will need 24/7 support to transition fully to her place. Currently she is supported by her family and having very high needs, complex behaviours and limited ability to communicate verbally means that we need to find really good support people. Support is needed in all aspects of her life and most importantly the focus will be to ensure that she gets the most out of life.

About you (a member of support team)...

This is more than just a job; this is an opportunity to become a part of someone's life. You will be a friend and companion, whose involvement will undoubtedly have a lasting and positive impact.

We are seeking committed, caring and compassionate people, with energy, enthusiasm, the ability to think on their feet and stay calm under pressure. Some specific skills that will go a long way in this role are:

• Communication – understanding the changes in body language and tone and be able to use communication to respond and engage
• Positive and pragmatic attitude – have a strong value base and respond to stressful situation while keeping things within perspective
• Solution focussed
• Be able to take care of self and manage stressful situations

About the job…….

As we are looking to build a team of support people, there is an opportunity for part time and full time work for suitable candidates. Pay rates are highly competitive for the right person. A full Drivers Licence is essential.

If you've got the right values and attitude towards life, this will be the right job for you! Intensive training will be provided to ensure you are successful in your role!

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

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Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.