Support work at MASH
Support Work at MASH
Our Support Workers support people to maintain a high quality of life, a quality home environment, and encourage full participation in all aspects of community. Within each of our services this can look different depending on the people you work with and their individual needs and goals.
The mahi you do will depend on who you are working alongside, the things they want or need support with, and how they like to spend their time.
u Help people connect with their community through activities like sport, visiting the library, or attending their social club.
u Support people to plan meals, shop, and cook.
u Lend a hand with tidying, cleaning, laundry, and life admin, and this may involve doing it all or encouraging the person you are supporting to be independent.
u Drive the person you are supporting to work, day programmes, appointments, and catch-ups with their friends and family.
u Support people with personal cares including showering, getting dressed, or getting ready for bed in the evening. For some this will also include support with toileting.
u Support people in their social life. This will be a range of things in the community and may include sports, movies, meeting up with friends, attending clubs, or going to the gym.