Child Support Worker

Auckland

Mt Albert Playcentre are looking for a compassionate person to work alongside Otis and his whānau. Otis has cerebral palsy, is non-verbal and tube fed.

Closing date: Open

About the role

We are looking for a compassionate person to work alongside Otis and his whānau. Otis has cerebral palsy, is non-verbal and tube fed. In this role you will need to lift and maneuverer Otis into different areas of play, and assist in meeting his physical needs, including assisting with feeding tubes and toileting. Strong interpersonal and communication skills are essential in this role. The successful candidate will build a strong relationship the family, and will also work alongside specialists to promote positive learning outcomes for Otis and enable him to engage in play alongside other children.

Location

Mt Albert Playcentre, Auckland

Hours

6 hours per week, Monday and Tuesday mornings. Permanent position.

Skills and Experience Required

  • Physically fit and able
  • Excellent communication, including the ability to pick up on non-verbal cues
  • Relationship building skills
  • Values consistent with Playcentre Aotearoa, knowledge of Te Tiriti o Waitangi and commitment to Biculturalism
  • Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Closing date
Open

To apply

For more information, or to apply, please contact Tavake on [email protected]