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Community Support Worker – Homebased Support – Fixed-Term

Job posted: 08/03/2023
Job closes: 07/04/2023

Company/Organisation Name:

Emerge Aotearoa

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About the Company/Organisation

Emerge Aotearoa is a social services organisations providing a range of services to whānau, including Health and Disability, Youth and Transitional Housing. Our kaimahi all have a common goal – helping people realise their potential with the aim of supporting whānau to live their best life as independently as possible.

How to Apply

To apply for this role please visit our careers site – Community Support Worker | Homebased support | Fixed Term – Careers at Emerge Aotearoa and register your details – This role will be advertised until filled.

If you are interested in joining an organisation who is passionate about making a positive difference in your community, we would love to hear from you. Apply today.

Job Description

He kōrero mō te tūranga - The role

We are looking a motivated and passionate individual to join us in delivering an innovative community service, based in our Kenepuru office, which supports people to live well in their own home. Your recovery-focused goal will be to walking alongside Tāngata Whaiora and enhance their skills and experience and enable self-management of their health and wellbeing.

This role is to cover maternity leave and is a fixed-term position until June 2023

He kōrero mōu - About you

What's important is that you can:

  • positively work with people who experience mental health problems
  • encourage people to be independent (Do with, not do for!)
  • be a good communicator and be able to respond to people from a range of cultural backgrounds
  • be able to provide practical support and have flexibility
  • use a variety of skills to engage people, in a wide range of situations, to achieve quality outcomes.

What you need:

  • It's essential that you have a full New Zealand driver's licence
  • Previous experience in sensory modulation work and mindfulness a bonus
  • Strong computer skills, a 'can-do' attitude and be able to demonstrate strong personal and professional boundaries

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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