Support Worker – Complex Care Christchurch

Support Worker – Complex Care Christchurch

Taking life by storm…..impossible is nothing

Canterbury, Christchurch City
Posted 4 months ago

About the company

Life Plus is a leading healthcare provider, providing the highest standard of support to staff and clients alike. An opportunity has arisen to be part of one of our male quadriplegic clients specialist care teams.

Our 19 year old client is as sharp as a razor blade – highly intelligent, quick witted with a wicked sense of humour to boot!

Double majoring at uni, as well as repping NZ/Canterbury in wheelchair football we are looking for caregivers/support workers who can keep up with the play in all aspects of his life. A spontaneous socialite, who likes to cut some trends, the ideal person must also take pride in their appearance and dress like a young professional.

Job Description

Life Plus is a leading healthcare provider, providing the highest standard of support to staff and clients alike. An opportunity has arisen to be part of one of our male quadriplegic clients specialist care teams.

Our 19 year old client is as sharp as a razor blade – highly intelligent, quick witted with a wicked sense of humour to boot!

Double majoring at uni, as well as repping NZ/Canterbury in wheelchair football we are looking for caregivers/support workers who can keep up with the play in all aspects of his life. A spontaneous socialite, who likes to cut some trends, the ideal person must also take pride in their appearance and dress like a young professional.

Assisting with a strict exercise routine the ideal person will be given full training/orientation, will be respectful of the home and show common courtesy day-to-day i.e. if making a drink for the client then offer other family members at the same time etc and be discreet when the client/family has visitors.

The ideal person will:
* have previous care experience ideally with Spinal Cord Injury
* be experienced with IFC and aseptic technique essential
* have previous experience with VPAP machines
* able to use a Full Body Hoist and Sling Stand and tilt w/c
* experienced in Bowel evacuations
* have excellent communication skills
* have full drivers licence and able to drive a mobility vehicle
* have a fun, outgoing, positive personality
* have excellent interpersonal skills
* respects privacy, confidentiality and personal boundaries
In return for your superb skills and experience, you will be rewarded with a competitive hourly rate, ongoing professional development, NZQA opportunities, a supportive team and you get to support this awesome client!
Apply now!

Benefits & Qualifications

* Excellent hourly rate
* Supportive Team Environment
* Continued Professional Development / NZQA Qualifications