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Housing Navigator | Christchurch

Job posted: 08/06/2022
Job closes: 07/07/2022

Company/Organisation Name:

Emerge Aotearoa

Company/Organisation Website:

https://emergeaotearoa.org.nz/

About the Company/Organisation

He kōrero mō mātou | About Us

Emerge Aotearoa is a national provider of mental health, addiction, disability, offender rehabilitation, wellbeing and housing services. We believe that everyone is capable of living 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

To apply for this role, please follow this link – Housing Navigator | 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.

Please note: In response to the Covid-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021 as well as the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination, including booster dose(s) if eligible, for this role. For more information, please see Covid-19 information site.

 

Job Description

He kōrero mō te tūranga | The Role
Providing support from within our Emergency Housing service, this role is focused on housing and connecting whānau with the community. You will be focused on guiding tenants through the Ministry of Social Development system, health and education services where required, to enable whānau to reconnect by using your community connections to become involved in the wider community. Ideally you will have experience working within the mental health sector and be linked with agencies throughout the Christchurch community to support whānau for the best outcome possible. This is a permanent fulltime position, working Monday to Friday between the hours of 8.00am and 6.00pm. Duties of the role could include:
  • Coordinating with your colleagues in tandem to support whānau through their journey
  • Supporting whānau with their goals and daily tasks
  • Liaising and researching other appropriate organisations in the Christchurch community
  • Conducting and writing assessments and support letters
  • Responding to urgent matters and ensuring safety concerns are addressed
  • Providing support at meetings
He kōrero mōu | About You
  • It's desirable that you'll have a level 4 or 5 qualification in Mental Health and Addiction or Social Services
  • Be culturally responsive and non-judgemental
  • See potential in people and thrive in a challenging and ever changing environment
  • Have the ability to easily build professional relationships with people
  • Full NZ driver's licence
  • Resilience, with strong personal and professional boundaries
  • A decisive and confident approach to many challenges you will face
Ko tā mātou mahi | We offer
  • An organisation that lives by its values
  • Employment in a national organisation with multiple service streams offering opportunities to professionally grow
  • A dynamic and caring team, team meetings and supervision to ensure you are keeping well and properly supported in the workplace
  • Opportunity for great job satisfaction, you will be improving someone's quality of life by helping them to realise their potential
  • Staff benefits, store discounts, discounted health insurance, use of fleet vehicles, free counselling

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