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EaseUp Peer Support Worker Waitemata

Job posted: 07/10/2021
Job closes: 21/10/2021

Company/Organisation Name:

Emerge Aotearoa

Company/Organisation Website:

How to Apply

Me pēhea te tono mai – How to apply

To apply for this role please visit our careers site (job code 27248SK) 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.

Please include a half page introduction/biography about yourself and what you have learnt from your personal experience of mental distress or addiction challenges, and your journey to well-being? What value has it had in your life?

Join the Emerge Aotearoa whānau; we’re inclusive and we celebrate diversity as an organisation.

Realising potential – Tautokohia te mana tangata

Job Description

POIPOIA TE KAKANO KIA PUNAWAI - Nurture the seed and it will blossom If you are an amazing person who wants to use your lived experience to inspire others in their journey to wellbeing, then keep reading! We use our own personal lived experience of mental distress and/or addiction challenges and recovery to nurture hope and personal power and to inspire the people that we support to move forward with their lives.
He kōrero mō te tūranga - The role
You will be providing community-based peer support to rangatahi /youth across the Auckland area. The role is a part-time position and requires you to be flexible with the working hours but generally you will work between the hours of 8am - 8pm. Monday- Saturday.
He kōrero mōu - About you
You will have either a Certificate in Peer Support (Mental Health) (Level 4), Intentional Peer Support training (IPS), a Certificate in Health and Wellbeing or the following:
  • Have proven ability to work effectively with peers from differing cultures, especially Maori and Pasifika
  • Enjoy working with and supporting people
  • The ability to facilitate groups of people
  • Be positive and encouraging with a good sense of humour
  • Have a willingness to undertake training
  • Have experience of mental distress and/or addiction challenges and recovery
  • Take active responsibility for monitoring and maintaining mental health
  • Ability to role model how to move forward in a journey to well-being
  • Be a critical reflective thinker
  • Have effective time management skills and ability to manage competing demands and deadlines
  • Hold a full New Zealand driver's licence
  • Have a genuine passion to make a positive difference
Ko tā mātou mahi - We offer the following:
  • Opportunity for career progression
  • On-going training opportunities
  • Group supervision and co-reflection
If your interested in joining a team that provides services that are respected and promote the autonomy and self-determination of individuals and whānau, so that people, whanau and communities can flourish then apply online today

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