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Social Worker, Occupational Therapist, Nurse – Intensive Community Support

Job posted: 08/03/2023
Job closes: 07/04/2023

Company/Organisation Name:

Emerge Aotearoa

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About the Company/Organisation

Emerge Aotearoa is a committed Tangata Tiriti organisation and a national provider of mental health, addiction, disability, offender rehabilitation, well-being, and housing services. The core values of the organisation are based on Māori concepts Whakawhanaunga, Manaakitanga, Ako and Whakamana and believe that everyone can live full and rich lives in their communities of choice.

Ngā Ratonga – Our services

Our office is in Hillsborough and your role will see you work collaboratively with your team and external stakeholders to ensure the wellbeing and recovery of clients who suffer from mental health issues. As a team we work hard and deliver great outcomes to the people we serve and aim to provide a safe nurturing space where Tāngata Whaiora feel supported and can live their best life.

How to Apply

Apply for this role via our careers site – Social Worker, Occupational Therapist, Nurse | Intensive community support – 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

As a Mental Health Professional within our team, you'll carry a small case load of your own clients commensurate with your level of experience. In addition to holding a small caseload of clients, you'll utilise your experience and clinical skills to work alongside Kaimahi to provide quality, safe and evidence-based supports to Tāngata Whaiora.

Being able draw from the strengths of our dynamic team to create and implement best practice interventions, support plans and rehabilitation strategies to support whaiora to achieve their personal goals, engage within their community as independently as they can, will also contribute to the success of this role.

Most importantly you'll be someone our Service Manager can rely on to assist with quality control, input into audits, the day to day running of the service, on-going liaison and communication with other professionals and ensuring that we provide the best supports for Tāngata Whaiora in our service.

This is a permanent, full-time position working Monday to Friday.

He kōrero mōu - About you

You'll have a proven track record of demonstrating assertiveness, accountability and compassion for people while influencing positive change.

To succeed in this role you'll need the following:

  • A current registration with a professional body covered by HPCA 2003 Act, e.g, Social Work Registration and have a current APC
  • Post qualifying experience working within the Mental Health/AO Sector
  • Resilience and strong personal and professional boundaries
  • A calm and patient approach to challenges you may face
  • A current full New Zealand driver's licence

The ability to coach and mentor staff and communicate effectively will also be beneficial.

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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