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Employment Consultant – Kairapu tūranga mahi

Job posted: 18/01/2023
Job closes: 15/02/2023

Company/Organisation Name:

Workwise

Company/Organisation Website:

www.wisegroup.co.nz

About the Company/Organisation

Mō mātou: About us
Workwise has been operating for over 20 years across the country helping people to find and keep work. We are part of the Wise Group, a leading provider of mental health and wellbeing services in New Zealand www.wisegroup.co.nz

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Job Description

  • Start the new year in a role that truly makes a difference in people’s lives
  • Great benefits, extra annual leave, wellbeing days and a great team
  • Based in Wellington and serving the wider region of Whanganui-a-Tara

Support people to find work with a highly regarded national mental health provider Kia ora, Tālofa lava, Mālō e lelei, Bula Vinaka, Fakalofa lahi atu, Kia Orana, Sat Sri Akal, Namaste, Salaam and warm Pacific greetings to you.

Mō mātou: About us
Workwise has been operating for over 20 years across the country helping people to find and keep work. We are part of the Wise Group, a leading provider of mental health and wellbeing services in New Zealand www.wisegroup.co.nz

Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer

  • 5 weeks annual leave after 12 months of employment
  • 2 wellbeing days annually
  • The tools needed for the role: laptop, cell phone, and access to book fleet cars for work purposes
  • Ongoing coaching, training and support in your role and career
  • Discounted plans with Southern Cross for medical insurance
  • Discount at Specsavers
  • Special banking treatments for Westpac customers
  • EAP support services

Mō tēnei tūranga mahi: About this role
Our Workwise employment consultants/kairapu tūranga mahi work with people/tāngata whai mahi who are facing personal or health challenges, to find and keep work.  It’s a rewarding role where you walk alongside the individual seeking employment and get to truly make a difference in someone’s life.

You’ll work closely with people accessing community mental health and addictions teams, employers, social services, government agencies and training provider. 

This is a permanent role working Monday - Friday, 8.30am – 5.00pm based in Wellington.

Mōu: About you
We’re looking for someone who can easily engage and support people to connect with employers, whānau, health and welfare providers, and communities. Our employment consultants work alongside people and their whānau from a range of backgrounds, cultures, and experiences. Cultural competence is essential in this role, and we particularly encourage Māori and Pacific people to apply.

Successful employment consultants have the following skill sets:

  • Ability to build relationships and achieve results for people
  • Ability to represent Workwise and our tāngata whai mahi to prospective employers
  • Full NZ driver licence
  • Applicants must hold the New Zealand Level 4 Certificate in Health and Wellbeing or a recognised equivalent or be working towards this qualification
  • Ability to think quickly, problem-solve effectively and work independently
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience working in the social service, addiction, youth, mental health, disability, employment or other sectors that focus on improving people’s lives. Lived experience is also valued

Rā Katinga: Applications close: 15 February 2023.  Please note, this advert may close sooner if a suitable candidate is found.

Position description:  https://www.wisegroup.co.nz/wp-content/uploads/2022/08/Employment-Consultant.pdf

Contact:   Shona Sen, Team Leader - Kaiārahi ā-Tira, 027 807 0583 for any questions

For further information, visit our website https://www.workwise.org.nz/

All new appointees require background checking. Under the requirements of the Children's Act 2014, new employees that are identified as coming under this act are required to undergo further safety checks as part of the recruitment process.

Note: The Criminal History Check is Exempt from The Clean Slate Act. In other words, the Clean Slate Act does not apply to this position. Please declare any offences (even outside 7 years) in your application.

Some health and disability sector employers may require workers to be vaccinated. This is because workers come into close contact with people likely to get seriously ill if they get COVID-19. Having undertaken a thorough health and safety analysis with regards to Covid-19, we have determined that vaccination is required for our workforce (two primary doses and at least one booster).

Workwise is committed to healthy lifestyles and actively supports a smoke free environment. 

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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