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Community Support Worker | Central Auckland

Job posted: 09/11/2022
Job closes: 08/11/2022

Company/Organisation Name:

Emerge Aotearoa

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About the Company/Organisation

Emerge Aotearoa is a committed Tangata Tiriti organisation and a national provider of mental health, addiction, disability, correction services, well-being, and housing services. We’re a not-for-profit organisation employing 1300 kaimahi and providing services across New Zealand. The core values of the organisation are based on Māori concepts Whakawhanaunga, Manaakitanga, Ako and Whakamana.

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Job Description

Ngā Ratonga | Our services:

The service you will work in provides a wide range of support for our whaiora and whanau.These pathways are as follows:

  • Clinical support hours
  • Awhi Ora (Brief intervention)
  • Medication support
  • GP Only support
  • Self-referrals

He kōrero mō te tūranga | The Role

Join a large mobile community support team based in Mount Albert, Auckland. You will be part of a busy and diverse team helping people with mental health diagnoses and/or drug and alcohol addiction to achieve their goals in the community.

You will engage with clinical teams, whānau and other service agencies to help ensure great outcomes for our service users.

This role is 40 hours per week, with shifts being Monday to Sunday.

 He kōrero mōu | About You

We are looking for people who are resilient, solution-focused, naturally energetic, have a passion for giving things a go, and have a genuine interest in supporting people to achieve goals and learn new skills and develop community connections.

Ideally, you will have knowledge of community agencies that you can support to link people to as natural resources. You will be required to provide medication support.

No two days will be the same, and you will need very good organisation skills to schedule and deliver your support.

Ideally, you have a Level 4 Mental Health Certificate or Level 4 Health and Wellbeing Qualification (or similar),

You should be able to easily build professional relationships with people

A full NZ driver's license is essential to the role, so please do not apply if you do not hold one.

Ko tā mātou mahi | We offer

In addition to driving change in YOUR community, you'll be doing so in a national organisation with opportunities for you to grow and develop. You'll join a group of people that live by our values - which means you can take pride in not just what we achieve, but HOW we achieve it. And finally, you'll want to work here because we are committed to diversity and inclusion and make every day a day that you want to be to work.

While we are passionate about creating a diverse and inclusive organisation, we are unable to consider applications from anyone who does not currently have the right to legally work in Aotearoa.

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