Community Support Worker (Kaitūruki Te Taihāhā)
Permanent Position
Applications close:  Open
Te Taihāhā is looking for that special someone who can fit in with a team of fit, enthusiastic professionals who support those in the community with disabilities while helping them achieve their life goals, increase their independence and engage with communities.


Our support workers are:

  • Able to assist clients with personal cares, showering, feeding and medication oversight

  • Able to support in the home with basic household duties, meal preparation and shopping

  • Tech savvy – able to use our leave applications, complete on-line time-sheeting as well as being able to use our online training portals to upskill themselves for free.

  • Strong communicators and committed to building sound working relationships


  • Be able to start immediately

  • Work alternate weekends

  • Whilst not essential, some work in the disability support sector would be an advantage (Level 2 & 3 HSW Support)

  • Must have a clean and valid driver’s license & own transport

  • Must be eligible to work in NZ

  • Subject to clean police clearance check


Why choose Our Service

  • Te Oranganui Trust is locally owned, established under the mantles of local iwi Ngā Rauru Ngāti Apa/Ngā Wairiki and Whanganui. 

  • Te Oranganui Trust works closely with ACC, the Ministry of Health and Whanganui DHB to provide person-centred care to its client-base

  • Supports its clients to live their lives the way they want in their homes and communities.

  • FREE ongoing NZQA equivalent qualifications in Health and Wellbeing

  • Free EAP service anytime you might need counselling support and advice

  • Travel reimbursement between your clients


Sounds like you?  Click on the apply button below.