- Do you want to make a difference while gaining industry experience?
- Are you compassionately qualified?
- Are you interested in being part of a reputable, professional team that has a long history of providing quality to support to those in need within your community?
MASH provides a wide range of support services for people with Mental Health, Intellectual or Physical Disability or Illness, alcohol and addiction and youth respite care.These services are offered either at the residential homes we support, or people who require support in their own homes, or in the community.
MASH operates throughout the lower North Island in the Wellington, Kapiti, Horowhenua, Palmerston North and Hawkes Bay regions.
MASH Trust’s Physical & Intellectual Disabilities services provide 24 hour a day staffed supported accommodation, located in an urban setting. Staff are highly trained and our consumers range from 15 to 65 years of age.
We believe that:
- People with disabilities as citizens of New Zealand have the same rights to full community participation.
- Learning & Development is a lifelong process and that all people possess the ability to learn and develop.
- Every person can have a valued role in society.
- Services must be developed to meet the needs of individuals that use them.
- The needs of people change and services need to be responsive of those changes.
The Home Co-ordinator co-ordinates one of our residential homes, one of the main focus is to lead and inspire a team of support staff to assist people with a disability to live in an environment that ensures their individual needs and aspirations are being met. A day may include supporting people to plan day to day tasks, attending activities in the community, personal cares, domestic chores, medication administration. You will be responsible for the smooth running of the home, ensuring the needs of others are met by maintaining a high standard of service, motivating and encouraging others by leading from the front. A very supportive Leadership team and peers will support you in your role.
- Have the relevant qualification for example National Certificate in Human Services Level 3 or National Certificate in Intellectual Disability Level 3 as a minimum is preferable.
- Have the proven ability to run and organize a small team.
- Have great communication and problem solving skills with a quality focus.
- Must not be adverse to applying personal cares.
- Experience with working with challenging behaviours is preferred
- Hold a current full drivers licence and have reliable transport
- Wanting flexibility with hours of work and not interested in a standard nine-to-five.
- The ability to take pride in a healthy home environment – including cleaning, meal preparation and shopping.
- Be willing to obtain a first aid certificate (funded by MASH)
This position is for 81 hours per fortnight and includes weekend work.
Week 1: Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday 0800 - 1705
Week 2: Monday, Wednesday & Friday 0800 - 1705.
This position is available now.
What can we offer you:
We offer you an excellent working environment, rewarding work, plenty of training in your role and ongoing support. We also have many opportunities to study while working.