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Support Worker

Wellington Supportive Accommodation Programme
  • Multiple opportunities available  
  • Opportunity to work towards a qualification  
  • Rewarding role helping support vulnerable people 

Hours: Multiple part-time and casual hours available.  

Salary Band – The likely hourly rate for this role will fall between $22.49 to $28.25 

About the Programme 

The Supportive Accommodation Programme provides supportive community-based residential care for people with a range of intellectual and physical disabilities. We help people live independently by providing support where help is needed. 

We currently operate three houses across Wellington’s Eastern and Southern suburbs. 

About the role 

The purpose of the role is to assist and encourage residents in their daily living, with a focus on encouraging each resident’s participation and independence. 

This rewarding role provides an excellent opportunity to give back and offers flexibility of hours and good work/life balance. The role also connects to other community-based programmes. There is also the opportunity to work towards a tertiary qualification.  

Key tasks 

  • Uphold the rights and responsibilities of the residents. 
  • Provide care to residents without discrimination 
  • Support residents to attend to their personal and domestic needs 
  • Value and respect the individuality, dignity, privacy and property of each resident. 
  • Commit to the principles of Te Tiriti O Waitangi 
  • Adhere to the requirements of relevant legislation including Health and Disability Act. 

Person Specification  

  • Relate to people with sensitivity, caring, and patience. 
  • Respect a resident’s need for privacy and maintain appropriate professional boundaries. 
  • Sound judgement and able to show initiative. 
  • A clean driver’s licence. 

Contact information 

For more information about this role please contact Michelle Turner by email 


To apply please send your cover letter, CV (including referee details), Covid Record and completed Application form to:  

Application form can be downloaded from: 

Applicants for this position will need to have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.  All employment offers are subject to the completion of a satisfactory Ministry of Justice clearance/Police Check (where applicable). 

Applications close by 12 noon 30 March 2023 


About The Salvation Army 

The Salvation Army is a worldwide evangelical Christian church and human service provider. It is committed to caring for people, transforming lives and reforming society – all through the love of God shown in Jesus. The successful applicant should therefore show an ability to identify with the mission and values of The Salvation Army 

The mission of The Salvation Army in New Zealand, Fiji, Tonga and Samoa is caring for people, transforming lives and reforming society 

The Salvation Army is an Equal Opportunity Employer who provides an inclusive work environment and embraces the diverse talent of its people. 

We are committed to cultural diversity, and in New Zealand, our Tiriti partnership. 

The Salvation Army is dedicated to ensuring the safety and wellbeing of vulnerable people, including children, and upholding their rights to protection from abuse and/or neglect.