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Community Support worker | Full Time | Christchurch

Job posted: 07/03/2023
Job closes: 07/04/2023

Company/Organisation Name:

Emerge Aotearoa

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About the Company/Organisation

Emerge Aotearoa is a national provider of mental health, addiction, disability, offender rehabilitation, well-being, and housing services. We believe that everyone can live full and rich lives in their communities of choice. In every aspect of our work, we are committed to helping Whānau be the best they can be.

How to Apply

Apply for this role via our careers site – Community Support worker | Full Time | Christchurch – 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 member of the Intensive community support service you will be working alongside a number of people who face the challenges of living with a significant mental health diagnosis and addictions to live well in the community.

You will working collaboratively with other health professionals and walking alongside our Tangāta Whaiora to reach goals and live well, which could look very different for each person we serve.

Due to an internal transfer and the increased need for our services, we have a permanent full time position (40 hours)

These roles will work on a rotating 10-hour roster across the week, shifts are 7.30am - 6pm and 11.30am - 10pm and you will be required to be on call overnight up to 2 nights a fortnight.

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 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 in to as natural resources. You will be required to provide medication support, however; training will be provided.

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

To be successful in this role, you'll ideally have a Level 4 Health and Well-being Qualification (or similar), however; if you're willing to commit to working towards this, then we would love to hear from you. Experience in mental health is preferred, however, not a requirement.

You'll be culturally respectful and non-judgemental - a strong understanding of Māori and Pasifika cultures is advantageous.

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, with extensive in-house training and ten days paid study leave on offer.

Importantly, we advocate for your well-being! With three days of well-being leave on offer, access to free counselling, you can proactively manage your health and well-being.

AND finally, Emerge Aotearoa have partnered with numerous businesses that provide our Kaimahi with store discounts such as gym membership, car rentals and furniture, to mention a few.

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