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Casual Support Worker

Job posted: 16/03/2023
Job closes: 15/04/2023

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Pathways | Mō mātou
Pathways is a leading national provider of community-based mental health, addiction and well-being services in Aotearoa. We’re all about transforming mental health and addictions through our Pathways (adult) and Real (youth) services. In fact, we’ve been doing it for 30 years, supporting around 6,000 people each year.

Job Description

  • Casual work with flexibility & variety based in Hamilton
  • Shifts available 7 days per week
  • Earn up to $28.25 per hour (if holding L4) + join a supportive team

Here is an opportunity to work in the Mental Health sector as a casual support worker; giving you skills in the right direction.

The Benefits | Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou

  • New competitive hourly rates
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Great team around you every day working in an organisation that believes in its purpose
  • Supportive work environment where life balance is encouraged, people are valued, and new solutions are the norm!
  • EAP support services

The Role | Mō tēnei tūranga mahi
Reporting to the Team Coach, our casual roles provide cover for permanent Support Workers - the hours of work are not regular and are offered when they become available. We operate 7 days a week morning and afternoon shift. We would appreciate if you can be available 2-3 shifts a week.

If this sounds like you? Here are some of the responsibilities required of you:

  • Independent daily living skills
  • Shopping
  • Attending appointments and advocating for people
  • Medication support
  • Work in a recovery-focused way
  • Assist in finding trainings or employment for people
  • Encouraging people to live healthy lifestyle

You | Mōu

  • A current full New Zealand driver’s licence
  • A current New Zealand first aid certificate or be prepared to obtain one
  • Hold either the Level 4 New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (or a recognised equivalent) or be willing commence study towards this qualification within six months of starting with us. We offer our staff significant support to complete this study
  • Understanding of trauma-informed care
  • Able to be flexible and available for varying shifts.

Māori and Pasifika are strongly encouraged to apply for this role. We also encourage people with lived experience to apply.

Closing Date | Rā Katinga: 15 April 2023. PLEASE NOTE: this advert may close sooner if a suitable candidate is found prior to the closing date.

Position description:

Contact | Whakapā: Natasha Petric - Team Coach on if you have any questions.

For further information, visit our website

All new appointees require background checking. Under the requirements of the Children's Act 2014, new employees that are identified as coming under this act are required to undergo further safety checks as part of the recruitment process.

Note: The Criminal History Check is Exempt from The Clean Slate Act. In other words, the Clean Slate Act does not apply to this position. Please declare any offences (even outside 7 years) in your application.

The Covid-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021 requires staff working in health-related services to be fully vaccinated (this includes any subsequent boosters). As a provider we are responsible for ensuring all our employees are vaccinated and boosted as per the mandate and employees are responsible for ensuring we have access to this information.

Pathways are committed to healthy lifestyles and actively support a smoke-free environment. We encourage people with experience of mental illness to apply.

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