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Social Worker, Nurse or Occupational Therapist – Palmerston North

Job posted: 02/03/2023
Job closes: 28/03/2023

Company/Organisation Name:

Emerge Aotearoa

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About the Company/Organisation

He kōrero mō mātou – About us

Emerge Aotearoa is a national provider of mental health, addiction, disability, offender rehabilitation, wellbeing and housing services. We believe that everyone is capable of living full and rich lives in their communities of choice. In every aspect of our work we are committed to helping whānau be the best they can be.

Ngā Ratonga – Our services

Within this service you’ll supporting a new five-bed, residential service for high and complex needs clients. We offer a vocation, not just a job. Our team is diverse, but what unites us is the passion to make a difference for our clients, their Whānau and the community.

Gifted with the name Te Uruuru Tangata – A place to rebuild. Our service name represents ‘A place to rebuild’ using the analogy of the Kahikatea Grove where the roots of the trees intertwine so do the journeys of the people we work with.In our service the development of growth wellness & health is fostered in the duality of the Taha Wāhine and Taha Tāne synergies again reflected by the growth of the Kahikatea Grove.

How to Apply

Apply for this role via our careers site – Social Worker, Nurse or Occupational Therapist – Palmerston North – 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.

While we are passionate about creating a diverse and inclusive organisation, we are unable to consider applications from anyone who does not currently have the right to legally work in Aotearoa.

Job Description

He kōrero mō te tūranga - The role

A typical day will include:

  • Facilitating clients to work towards their personal goals and aspirations while providing dedicated support
  • Integrating clinical and rehabilitation knowledge/competencies with recovery approaches to provide quality services to clients and their whanau.
  • Conducting assessments and reviews.
  • Engaging one to one and running small groups.

He kōrero mōu - About you

You'll need to bring your relevant experience, a flexible approach, and all your people skills. Importantly, you'll be open to new learning as part of ongoing professional development. You'll be known for your resilience and strong professional boundaries.

You'll also have a talent for taking a calm and patient approach to challenges. Importantly, you will also have:

  • A current registration with a professional body covered by HPCA 2003 Act, Social Work Registration
  • A current APC
  • At least two years post qualifying experience working within Mental Health
  • Knowledge and experience of working in a residential setting would be beneficial
  • A current Full New Zealand driver's licence

Ko tā mātou mahi - We offer

In addition to driving change in your community, you'll be doing so in a national organisation with opportunities for you to grow and develop, with extensive in-house training and paid study leave on offer.

Importantly, we advocate for your wellbeing! With three days of wellbeing leave, flexible working arrangements and access to free counselling, so you can proactively manage your health and wellbeing.

AND finally working with us will give you access to a range of discounts such as new furniture, gym membership and car rental to mention a few.

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