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Residential Support Worker

Job posted: 07/09/2022
Job closes: 06/10/2022

Company/Organisation Name:

Emerge Aotearoa

Company/Organisation Website:

About the Company/Organisation

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 Emergency Housing. Our kaimahi all have a common goal – helping people realise their potential with the aim of supporting people to live their best life as independently as possible.

Ngā Ratonga – Our services

We are a small and dynamic whanau, based in Forrest hill. We are a residential service, that supports up to five tāngata whaiora, who have dual disabilities and an axis one mental health diagnosis.

Our service aims to support tāngata whaiora reach their goals and realise their potential within a home environment, but most importantly provide a safe and nurturing space where whānau feel supported to live their best life.

How to Apply

Apply for this role via our website: Residential 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

At Forrest Hill residential service we Aid the Transition Process - walk alongside whānau as they learn to live as independently as possible within the community.

Your daily/ ongoing activities with tāngata whaiora includes setting goals, supporting them in building and maintaining healthy relationships with their whanau, community, and iwi, but also encourage participation in learning daily life skills. Part of this role includes continence, personal cares and implementing best hygiene practices.

Your internal relationships will see you working collaboratively with clinician's, to ensure we are providing a safe nurturing space for tāngata whaiora, ensure key documentation and handovers are accurately recorded, but also become our health and safety representative.

This role is for two permanent staff members and one part-time permanent staff member. All roles work on rostered shifts Monday - Sunday 24/7 and work on a rotating roster.

He kōrero mōu - About you:

  • Ideally have a Level 4 Mental Health Certificate or Level 4 Health and Wellbeing Qualification (or equivalent)
  • Experience in the dual disability sector
  • Experience with personal cares
  • Must have a full New Zealand driver's licence
  • Good time management and organisational skills
  • Be culturally responsive and non-judgemental
  • See potential in people and thrive in a challenging and ever-changing environment
  • Have strong professional boundaries
  • Excellent computer skills and be competent with administration/filing.

Ko tā mātou mahi - We offer:

  • No two days will ever be the same, in this challenging, yet rewarding role
  • A supportive Manager, and a team who celebrates success
  • Learning, development, and training opportunities, inclusive of ten paid study leave days
  • Fun events and activities with the team and the residents
  • Great staff benefits, including store discounts, and three days wellbeing leave
  • Culturally diverse, national organisation
  • Great job satisfaction, you'll be helping to improve someone's potential and to reach their goals

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