Mobile Support Worker -Medication Run

Manawatu - Palmerston North

MASH is an accredited provider of community based residential and rehabilitation support services. We support a range of people with differing needs to live as independently as possible in the community.

The Community Service Team provides community-based housing with support staff available depending on the level of need, throughout the Palmerston North, Horowhenua and Tararua Regions.

If you are passionate about making a difference and helping others, this may be the role for you.  Previous experience in not essential, life skills and transferable skill sets will support your application.

The Job:

This role involves traveling to meet with people on a one to one basis in the community. You will be part of a dynamic team and your main role will be to deliver and administer medication to our clients in the Palmerston North area. .

The Skills:
Passion for people, flexible approach, team player, good listener, self-motivated and good initiative.
Relevant experience or qualification is desirable but not essential. Support Workers come from a variety of backgrounds and life experiences, but all have one thing in common, the desire to enable others to develop resilience and move forward with their recovery.

You will have a current First Aid Certificate or a willingness to obtain one (funded by MASH) and a full manual driver’s licence. You will be trained in the process of medication administration. 

Hours of work:
This position is a casual position 

There is a vehicle provided by MASH Trust to do this run. 

What can we offer you:

  • A competitive hourly rate - minimum starting is $19.80 per hour and additional over time rates 
  • An excellent working environment
  • Ongoing training and development within your role
  • Study Leave Days and MASH Days (conditions apply)
  • Opportunities to advance your career for the right person
Job Description

Applications close: 30 Apr 2019