Support Worker | Papakura

Papakura, NZ Permanent

We are currently looking for experienced Support Workers to work with our client based in Papakura. Due to the intimate nature of the cares, we are looking for someone who has worked in a hospital environment and with children in the past. Our client has epilepsy, is tube fed, and has visual impairiments . Due to the complexity of the cares, commitment to the shifts is vital.

This is a role where no two days are the same. You will have the ability to work one on one with our clients, to ensure they live their best life possible.


  • Previous experience handling children
  • Compentency in emergency management
  • Competency in epilepsy management
  • Compentency in tube feeding
  • Compentency in suctioning
  • Child specific First Aid
  • Assisting clients with personal cares
  • Confident to handle cares independently
  • Must have a clean and valid NZ driving licence
  • Must be eligible to work in NZ
  • Subject to clean police clearance check
  • Able to commit to the shifts
  • Healthcare qualification of Level 3 or above
  • Training will be provided


  • Suctioning, NGT feeding and Monitor oxygen level
  • Bathing, feeding & developmental therapies.
  • Mobility, positioning, grooming, and home help.


Wakeover Shift Friday to Sunday 10:00 PM – 6:00 AM

*with an opportunity to pick up more shifts.

As a Support Worker you will have the following attributes:

  • Willingness to learn new skills.
  • Promote independence in the home.
  • Mobility assistance.
  • Create a direct meaningful impact on the lives of people in the community.
  • Bring in your commitment, compassion and your communication skills.

What we can offer you:

  • Free ongoing NZQA equivalent qualifications in Health and Wellbeing.
  • Free EAP service anytime you might need counselling support an advice
  • Free mobile phone
  • Travel reimbursement between your clients
  • Subsidised Southern Cross Health Insurance

Why choose Geneva Healthcare?

Since 1996, we’ve been supporting New Zealanders to live their best life and thrive by keeping well, living independently and staying connected with their community.

We are part of the largest network of healthcare service providers working closely with the Ministry of Health, District Health Boards, Ministry of Social Development, and with ACC as a preferred national provider.

Please upload your updated CV by clicking on the apply button or call Juhi on 0800 266 577 ext. 82971 for a confidential chat.

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