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Pacific Community Support Worker

Job posted: 14/07/2022
Job closes: 18/08/2022

Company/Organisation Name:

Emerge Aotearoa

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About the Company/Organisation

Tēnā Koutou! Malo e lelei! Kia orana! Talofa Lava! Fakatalofa atu! Bula! Fakaalofa atu Malo ni!

He kōrero mō mātou | About Us

Emerge Aotearoa is a diverse organisation and we believe that our kaimahi can best deliver to our multicultural Whanau/Pasifika Aiga/Kainga/Fanau by sharing in some of the culture and connections that they have to offer.

As a social services and health & disability organisation, what sets us apart from others is our kaimahi and the experience and knowledge that they bring – life experience, on the job experience, learnt experiences through placements and study, and cultural experience and knowledge. This varied experience is invaluable to our organisation

Ngā Ratonga | Our services:

Our services support Tangata whaiora / Tagata pasifika achieve their personal goals through a focus community engagement, keys strengths and implementing best practice interventions and rehabilitation strategies.

How to Apply

Apply for this role here – Pacific Community Support Worker – 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
Make a direct impact on the lives of Pasifika Aiga/Kainga/Fanau within the South Auckland Pasifika community and help them to reconnect and live as independently as possible. An exciting opportunity has arisen in our team for a Pasifika, Community, Support Worker where services are provided to Tangata Whaiora / Tagata Pasifika within their homes and communities This is a part time, permanent position and would suit someone with a keen interest in mental health and disability, helping Pasifika community and comes from a strong Pasifika background.
He kōrero mōu | About You
You to have a thorough insight into Pasifika culture, language, and identity, particularly insight around how to be culturally respectful while maintaining professional boundaries. In addition to the above you will ideally have:
  • A Level 4 or 5 qualification in Mental Health and Addiction or be working to obtaining this qualification.
  • Must have a Full New Zealand Driver Licence
  • Be able to use IT systems confidently excel.
  • Knowledge of community resources available to Pasifika people
Ko tā mātou mahi | We offer
  • A supportive manager and a team who celebrates success
  • Learning, development and training opportunities
  • Fun events and activities with the team and the residents
  • Great staff benefits, including store discounts, study leave options and 2 days wellbeing leave
  • Culturally diverse, national organisation
  • Great job satisfaction - you will be helping to improve someone's potential and to reach their goals

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