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Mental Health Support Workers – Casual

Job posted: 09/07/2024
Job closes: 08/08/2024

Company/Organisation Name:

MASH Trust

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About the Company/Organisation


MASH Trust is a non-government organisation and registered charity operating since 1989, when it was founded to provide accommodation and sheltered housing. Today, MASH provides a wide range of support services for approximately 1700 people with mental health conditions, disabilities, alcohol and addiction struggles, and youth support.  

Our services are offered in a number of settings including day programmes, support in people’s own homes, support within MASH homes, and support in the community. MASH operates throughout the lower North Island in Wellington, Kapiti, Horowhenua, Manawatū, and Hawkes Bay with over 500 staff and volunteers. 

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Job Description

What can we offer you?
  • An excellent working environment
  • You will earn between $23.38 - $29.10 per hour, depending on your qualification  
  • Study leave days and MASH Days
  • Free yearly flu vaccinations
  • Ongoing learning and development
  • Rewarding work
MASH Trust is a leading provider of support services for people with disabilities, mental health conditions, alcohol and addiction struggles, and in youth respite care. We support people in their own homes, within MASH Homes and in the community.
MASH Operates throughout the lower North Island in Wellington, Kapiti, Horowhenua, Palmerston North, Hawkes Bay, and Whanganui with over 550 staff and volunteers.
Our mission is to work together to achieve great lives, and this is instilled in everything we do. 
The Position:
We have casual roles available to work as and when required in Palmerston North.
As a Mental Health Support Worker, you will be supporting clients by maintaining a high quality of life, a quality home environment, and encouraging full participation in all aspects of community daily life.
  To be successful in this role you will have:
  • A minimum of 12 months experience working within the Mental Health, Disability or Aged Care Sector or a lived experience.
  • A relevant qualification is preferable but not necessary.
  • Hold a current full New Zealand drivers licence as you will be required to drive a van as part of your day-to-day job
  • The ability to take pride in a healthy home environment – including assisting with cleaning, meal preparation and shopping.
  • A caring and kind nature with integrity that can provide support to those from all walks of life.
  • Current eligibility to work in New Zealand
  • Strong communication skills 
  • Cooking skills and be able to follow a recipe
This role may close earlier if the right candidates are found.
MASH Trust is not an accredited Employer and therefore cannot use The Accredited Employer Work Visa (AEWV) process

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