How about a job that's more than just a job?

We're looking for support workers with empathy and good values who can make a real difference in the lives of disabled people.

We pay well from day one, and provide NZQA accredited training programmes up to level 4. 

Support Worker rates run from $23.15-$28.25 per hour.

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Support Workers Wanted

Community Living is passionate about supporting people's lives through community inclusion and positive support practices. We support people with intellectual disabilities to improve their lives and live more independently.

We are seeking expressions of interest from people who wish to be employed as a support worker.

The ideal applicants will:

  • Have empathy and a passion to support people.
  • Support independent living, social engagement, appropriate communication and work  skills.
  • Role model positive values and attitudes.
  • Have a full NZ drivers licence.
  • Be legally entitled to work in New Zealand for at least one year.  

There are full time and part time positions available, which will at times include sleepovers, overnight awake shifts and weekend work. 

Community Living can offer you a supportive and lively work environment, working alongside people who share a similar passion for their roles.  We also provide extensive ongoing training, development and mentoring, as well as various discounts and savings through our generous employee benefits programme.

To apply, email a cover letter (quoting ref VAC599) and your CV to Joanne James, Recruitment Advisor

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Please state in your cover letter whether you are interested in part-time or fulltime work.

Applications close when all roles have been filled.

The health and wellbeing of our employees and the people we support is very important to us and as such Community Living is a 100% smoke-free environment and operates a drug and alcohol free workplace where we have a random testing programme for all employees.