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Housing Navigator – Christchurch

Job posted: 22/06/2022
Job closes: 22/07/2022

Company/Organisation Name:

Emerge Aotearoa

Company/Organisation Website:

https://emergeaotearoa.org.nz/

About the Company/Organisation

  • Our vision is Tautokohia te mana tangata, realising potential
  • Our purpose is whakapakari ngatahi I te whanau kia puawai te hapori, to strengthen whanau together, so that communities thrive
  • Our Organisation offers many development opportunities, with values that define all that we do
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

Apply for this role here – Housing Navigators | Christchurch | 3 permanent opportunities – 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 for this role. For more information, please see Covid-19 information site.

Job Description

He kōrero mō te tūranga | The Roles
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. There are 3 permanent full-time positions avilable, working 40 hours Monday to Friday between the hours of 8.00 am and 6.00 pm. 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
  • Learning, development, and training opportunities, inclusive of 5-10 paid study leave days
  • Great staff benefits, including store discounts, and 3 days of wellbeing leave
  • Fun events and activities with the team and the residents
  • A supportive manager, and a team who celebrates success
  • Join a group of people that live by our values - which means you can take pride in not just what we achieve, but HOW we achieve it
While we are passionate about creating a diverse and inclusive organisation, we are unable to consider applications from anyone who does not currently have the right to legally work in Aotearoa.

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