Become one of Geneva's Homecare Support Workers and enjoy the rewards of meeting and interacting with people while you work. The home and community support role involves assisting and supporting people in their own homes while they recover from an illness, surgery, or accident. This is a critical role in fostering independence and recovery.
Find out everything you need to know about being a Homecare Support Worker below or search for jobs to the right.
Almost all assignments include domestic tasks such as; cleaning, laundry, bed changing and making, light meal preparation, shopping and outings, and child care.
Some assignments may include personal assistance such as mobility, getting up and going to bed, showering or bathing, dressing, shaving and hair care.
These include high level care such as transferring of clients with disabilities, assistance with bowel and bladder care, assistance with medication.
Requirements for this role
Clients we work with
Geneva Healthcare recognises the need for you to constantly refresh and update your skills. To assist you with this we support all new Support Workers to complete the National Certificate in Health, Disability and Aged Support - Level 2 (at little or no cost to you). This is an NZQA qualification that is fast becoming a minimum standard for the industry.
What care means to me - Video
Kerryn Walker a Care Team Leader at Geneva Healthcare talks about what care means to her. Kerryn has a strong dedication for the job and in this video she describes why she became a Carer. She discusses what drives her to continue to work with Ben and the positive outcomes of her work.