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Housing Facilitators – Comcare Trust

Job posted: 21/09/2022
Job closes: 05/10/2022

Company/Organisation Name:

Comcare Trust

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About the Company/Organisation

Comcare Trust provides a range of services to support people with mental health and/or addiction issues to live well in the Canterbury community.

How to Apply

Applications close 3pm Wednesday 5 October 2022

The Job Description and Application Form can be downloaded from Comcare’s website by copying and pasting the following link into your browser; and clicking on the relevant links. 

Only job applications that include a completed Comcare Application form will be considered.

Please email your CV, Cover Letter and Application Form to the Recruitment Team on

Job Description

Comcare assists people with mental health and/or addiction issues to live well in the Canterbury community. Our Housing Service Delivery teams provide a range of housing-related assistance for those who are vulnerable to homelessness and housing loss, particularly those experiencing mental illness and/or addiction issues.

Our Services have been developed with the belief good housing is crucial to the maintenance of wellbeing and can be a key factor in mental health recovery. 

We are seeking dedicated Housing Facilitators for the Housing Facilitation Service working with people experiencing homelessness and housing insecurity, referred by Specialist Mental Health Services, and addiction treatment providers, the Ministry of Social Development, other agencies and self referred.

The role would involve supporting clients to find and maintain appropriate housing. Though the primary goal is supporting clients into long term sustainable housing, the role also focuses on supporting, advocating and guiding clients to engage, connect, maintain and build relationships within the wider community.

To be a Housing Facilitator you will need

  • a positive outlook and a passion to help others
  • the ability to make well considered decisions
  • good attention to detail
  • great communication skills
  • a full driver’s licence

Experience in Tikanga Māori and culturally appropriate service delivery to Māori would be an advantage, as would experience in the social housing sector and/or mental health and disability sector.

It is desirable that you have a Level 4 Health and Wellbeing Qualification (or similar) or are committed to studying towards one.

In return Comcare provides a supportive and positive culture that is committed to the ongoing development of its workforce.

“Ko te whakaora, he hīkoi whakāmarama. Māna anō tōna ake ara whakaora e whakarau” 

“A journey of discovery where an individual leads their own unique process of moving forwards” 

Applications close 3pm Wednesday 5 October 2022

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