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Community Support Worker | Deaf Mental Health | Central Auckland

Job posted: 07/11/2022
Job closes: 06/12/2022

Company/Organisation Name:

Emerge Aotearoa

Company/Organisation Website:

https://emergeaotearoa.org.nz/

About the Company/Organisation

He kōrero mō mātou | About Us

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.

How to Apply

Apply for this role via our careers site – Community Support Worker | Deaf Mental Health | Central Auckland – Careers at Emerge Aotearoa and upload your CV and cover letter telling us about yourself! This role will be advertised until filled so apply today.

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.

Job Description

He kōrero mō te tūranga | The Role

As a Support Worker in our Deaf Mental Health Service, your role is to support deaf clients within the community. You will have a caseload that you will need to manage, be able to work well with families, and liaise with clinical teams in a professional manner.

As sign language is the first language of our clients, you will need to be fluent in New Zealand Sign Language and be comfortable working with interpreter.

In this role, you will join clients on their recovery journeys while also providing a safe environment to support them with their goals and daily tasks.

This is a permanent full-time role.

He kōrero mōu | About You

  • We are looking for someone who is positive, flexible, vibrant, confident, and compassionate to work in our service. 
  • It is essential that you are fluent in New Zealand Sign Language and have an understanding of deaf culture
  • It's desirable that you'll have a level 4 or 5 qualification in Mental Health and Addiction
  • It's essential that you have a full New Zealand driver licence 

Ko tā mātou mahi | We offer

  • Learning, development, and training opportunities, inclusive of 5-10 paid study leave days
  • Great staff benefits, including store discounts, and 3 days of wellbeing leave
  • Fun events and activities with the team and the residents
  • A supportive manager, and a team who celebrates success

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.

Read and follow the instructions on how to apply for this job. We do not accept applications on behalf of the employer. Only contact the employer if you have questions that are not specified in the job description.

Contact the employer if you have questions about the role that isn’t otherwise stated in the job post. Otherwise, please follow the instructions on how to apply for this job.

 

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