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Adult Community Support Worker

Job posted: 25/05/2023
Job closes: 30/06/2023

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arc Counselling Services

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About the Company/Organisation

arc Counselling Service is a well-established and respected community-based primary mental health and addiction agency delivering high-quality, comprehensive community services in the Taupo District.  We are a team of 10 including AOD Clinical Counsellors, Community Support Workers and Administrators.  We work closely with the local Mental Health Team and have good relationships with community agencies and GP’s.  You will be joining a team dedicated to working with clients who have issues related to substance addiction and who are wanting to make a positive change to their lives.  Our focus is on recovery for the client and whanau.

How to Apply

Please contact our Manager on 0800 227 5272 or

Job Description

We are seeking an experienced Community Support Worker with a minimum qualification of Level 4 Mental Health Support Work.

The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate an understanding of a recovery-focused approach and will also have a level of knowledge and skill in the management of clients who present with co-existing mental health and substance use disorders.  A high level of understanding of Tikanga Maori and skills in delivering AOD services from a Maori and Pasifika framework is desirable. 

We offer a friendly team environment committed to working with our communities to implement care that is holistic, heartfelt, removes barriers and stigma in mental health and addictions.  We provide a supportive environment with the opportunity of ongoing professional development relevant to working with our clients.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa and give permission for the completion of a satisfactory police check.  This part-time position is based in Taupo.


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