We have vacancies for:

Night Shift
Mental Health Support Workers –  All Shifts
Support Workers – Casual & Holiday Cover

As a Support Worker, the role requires you to provide supervision and support to our Service Users. To promote recovery in all Pukeko Blue Ltd community homes with Service Users who live with an intellectual disability, mental health or dual diagnosis. To work towards creating and maintaining a home environment, relationships and the lifestyle choice of each Service User.   We offer rates of pay between $20.50 and $25.50 per hour, depending on experience.

Applicants must have the following:

  • A full, current New Zealand drivers licence.
  • The flexibility to work rotational rostered shifts.
  • New Zealand residency or a valid New Zealand work visa.
  • A current First Aid Certificate (preferable but not essential).
  • NZQA Health & Wellbeing on Level 3 or relevant qualification.
  • The ability to pass and maintain Medication Competency Assessments.
  • The ability to work in New Zealand for any employer for at least 12 months.

The skills required for these positions are:

  • The ability to work alongside a diverse range of people with different support needs.
  • Able to work independently and collaboratively to meet the needs of the Service Users.
  • The ability to pass and maintain Medication Competency Assessments.
  • To have strong boundaries.

Some of the key responsibilities for these positions are:

  • Following and adhering to Service User care plans and behaviour crisis risk plans.
  • Supporting and encouraging Service Users in gathering information to make informed choices.
  • Implementing, developing and reviewing individual social and recreational wellbeing plans.
  • Administering medication according to policy and procedure.

 

Click this link (Support Worker Position Description) to view the Position Description.

We have vacancies for:

Community Registered & Enrolled Nurses
(Full Time and Part Time Roles)

Applicants must have the following:

  • A current Practicing Certificate.
  • A full, current New Zealand drivers licence.
  • New Zealand citizenship or permanent residency

Requirements for these positions are:

  • The ability to manage the role autonomously.
  • Excellent risk assessment skills.
  • The ability to work day shifts on a social roster – plus on-call.
  • Capable of planning and facilitating individualised care.
  • Confident in own ability to respond rapidly to deteriorating presentations of acute, mental or physical health.
  • Developing skills as a staff mentor/educator.
  • The ability to work alongside a diverse range of people with different support needs.

Personal Qualities Required Are:

  • Professional and committed to those we care for.
  • Open minded and inclusive.
  • Energetic and resilient.

Please download and complete the Application for Employment form and email along with your CV, a covering letter for any of the above positions to: info@pukekoblueltd.co.nz