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Residential Support Worker – South Auckland

Job posted: 02/09/2022
Job closes: 01/10/2022

Company/Organisation Name:

Emerge Aotearoa

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About the Company/Organisation

Nāu te rourou, nāku te rourou, ka ora ai te iwi– With your food basket and my food basket the people will thrive

He kōrero mō mātou | About Us

Emerge Aotearoa is a social services organisations 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:

Providing support within our Tumanako Me Whakapoko service, you will join clients on their recovery journey, providing a safe environment 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.

Our service name “Tumanako Me Whakapono” means Love, Faith and Hope. If this service resonates with you, we would like to say, “Kia ora and welcome, we look forward to hearing from you soon”.

How to Apply

Me pēhea te tono mai | How to apply

To apply for this role please follow this link – Residential Support Worker | South Auckland – Careers at Emerge Aotearoa and register your details – This role will be advertised until filled.

Please note: In response to the extension of 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 for this role. For more information, please see Covid-19 information site.

Job Description

He kōrero mō te tūranga | The Role
Our Support Workers are instrumental in ensuring that Tangata Whaiora are supported to achieve the maximum level of independence and to lead the life they want to lead. We work to foster hope, identify strengths and develop resilience. We recognise that these are key components to the approach taken to support clients and their family/whānau with their recovery. Your duties will include but is not limited to, supporting Tangata Whaiora with daily living skills such as cooking, cleaning, hygiene and help establish community connections, but most importantly provide a safe and nurturing space for tangata whaiora to reach their full potential. This is a permanent, full-time position working between Monday to Sunday, 7am - 3.30pm, 3pm - 11.30pm or 11pm - 7:30am.
He kōrero mōu | About You
  • National Mental Health Certificate Level 4/5 or higher level of mental health support work (or equivalent) or be able to demonstrate your current plans to achieve this mandatory requirement.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with mental health professionals and within our team
  • Experience in the mental health sector is an advantage.
  • Demonstrated commitment to recovery values
  • Advanced communication and interpersonal skills
  • Must have a current full New Zealand driver licence
  • Demonstrated commitment to the Treaty of Waitangi and culturally safe practice
  • Applicants must be eligible to work in New Zealand
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
  • Expect to be challenged and developed both personally and professionally

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