Homecare Support Workers

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.

 

Responsibilities 

 


Home Help

Almost all assignments include domestic tasks such as; cleaning, laundry, bed changing and making, light meal preparation, shopping and outings, and child care.


Personal Cares

Some assignments may include  personal assistance such as mobility, getting up and going to bed, showering or bathing, dressing, shaving and hair care.


Complex Healthcare

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

  • Minimum of 6 months experience as a Homecare Support Worker

  • Drivers license and own vehicle

Clients we work with

  • We provide home based support under an ACC contract and also provide home based support services to a number of District Health Boards and nationally to the Ministry of Health.


Training

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.



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