Company/Organisation Name:Emerge Aotearoa
About the Company/Organisation
Emerge Aotearoa is a committed Tangata Tiriti organisation and a national provider of mental health, addiction, disability, offender rehabilitation, well-being and housing services. The core values of the organisation are based on Māori concepts Whakawhanaunga, Manaakitanga, Ako and Whakamana.
At Emerge Aotearoa we are guided by our three Pou; Māori Succeeding as Māori, Lived Experience and Diversity are privileged and Thriving Pacific Peoples. We believe that everyone can live full and rich lives in their communities of choice, and we are committed to helping people be the best they can be.
How to Apply
Apply for this role via our careers site – Mental Health Professional | Tauranga – 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.
He kōrero mō te tūranga | The Role
By providing support within our Mauri Ora service, you will join clients on their recovery journey, providing a safe environment for our clients and supporting them with their goals and daily tasks.
Joining our multi-disciplined team, you'll be working in a 24-hour residential service, the clients within this service are aged between 18 to 65 and have suffered significant disruption due to ill mental health and/or addiction. You'll have a supportive manager who draws on the strengths of team members to create a safe, nurturing space for whānau, where they can realise their potential and reach their goals. The service aims to provide a safe a nurturing space where whānau feel supported to live their best life.
The focus of your role will be working alongside Support Workers to provide support to whānau with varying intensive needs. This will mean drawing on the strengths of the dynamic team around you to create and implement best practice interventions, support plans and rehabilitation strategies to support whānau to achieve their personal goals and engage within their community.
This is a permanent, full-time position working b Monday to Sunday between 7.00 am - 3.30 pm and 3.00 pm - 11.30 pm.
He kōrero mōu | About You
Sometimes faced with challenging behaviour, you'll utilise your calmness to engage and empathise with clients and be quick to think on your feet about how to deal with situations when clients become unwell and need support.
Being able to demonstrate assertiveness, accountability, and compassion for people and encourage them to change is important to this role. The ability to coach and mentor staff and communicate effectively will also be beneficial to this role. In addition, you'll need:
Ko tā mātou mahi | We offer
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