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Housing Navigator | East Auckland

Job posted: 15/11/2022
Job closes: 14/12/2022

Company/Organisation Name:

Emerge Aotearoa

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About the Company/Organisation

Would you like a rewarding career where every day is different? We are looking for Navigators to join our expanding Emergency Housing service in East Auckland.

  • Do you have a genuine interest or understanding of what it is like to experience housing distress?
  • National provider of a diverse range of services to whānau, including Health and Disability, Youth and Transitional Housing
  • Provide support to people in need of emergency housing and support to find and sustain long-term accommodation.

He kōrero mō mātou – About us

Emerge Aotearoa is a social services organisation providing a range of services to whānau, including Health and Disability, Youth and Housing. Our kaimahi all have a common goal – helping people realise their potential with the aim of supporting whānau to live their best life as independently as possible.

How to Apply

Apply for this role here – Housing Navigators | East Auckland – 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.


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.

The service delivery side of this role will require you to work and coordinate with your colleagues in tandem to support whānau through their journey, providing a safe environment and supporting them with their goals and daily tasks.

We have three permanent, full-time Navigator positions available. The role is based in East Auckland; however, you will provide cover to all areas of Auckland. Hours of work are between the hours of 8am - 8pm, Monday to Friday.

He kōrero mōu - About you

We are looking for someone who is positive, flexible, vibrant, confident and passionate about working in our service.

You will enjoy working creatively, autonomously and work effectively in an interdisciplinary team being able to communicate easily with a variety of people. You will need to think on your feet, remain calm under pressure and really encourage our clients along their journey.

You'll naturally be a problem solver, quick thinker and enjoy connecting with the community. You'll use your non-judgemental attitude and belief to encourage clients to change and grow.

You also need the following:

  • It's desirable that you'll have a Level 4 or 5 qualification in Mental Health and Addiction or Social Services
  • Previous experience working within emergency housing in a similar role
  • Knowledge of the Residential Tenancies Act 1986 will be advantageous
  • Proven relationship management skills and experience
  • It's essential that you have a full New Zealand driving licence
  • Strong computer skills, a 'can-do' attitude and be able to demonstrate strong personal and professional boundaries

Ko tā mātou mahi - We offer:

  • We're serious about professional development - here at Emerge Aotearoa there is so much opportunity to develop, learn and grow, and we have our own team to help people do just that!
  • Join a great team of people who care about supporting and making a difference in the community
  • You'll be rewarded by helping people to reach their goals - in return we'll also help you to reach yours
  • No two days will ever be the same, in this challenging yet rewarding role
  • A supportive team
  • Great job satisfaction, you'll be improving someone's life and realising their potential

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