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Support Worker

Job posted: 19/07/2022
Job closes: 18/08/2022

Company/Organisation Name:

Pathways

Company/Organisation Website:

www.pathways.co.nz

Job Description

  • Permanent, part-time role available based in Tauranga.
  • Help support people in need at our Adult Respite Service
  • He tāngata manaaki mātou, do you uplift and celebrate others? 
Support people in the mental health sector with daily living skills and connecting with their communities.  Be prepared to ‘do whatever it takes’.
Pathways | Mō mātou
At Pathways, we provide community-based mental health and wellbeing services throughout Aotearoa, New Zealand.  Every year we support around 5000 adults and young people, all around Aotearoa, to live their dreams and flourish – from supporting young people to love life, be resilient and feel good about their future, to providing adults with support around practical daily living, leading a healthy life, employment and housing.
The Benefits | Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou
  • Extra annual leave after 12 months employment
  • EAP support services
  • One on one coaching
  • Special banking treatments for Westpac customers
  • A great team around you every day, working in an organisation that believes in its purpose
The Role | Mō tēnei tūranga mahi
This is a part-time (0.7FTE) awake shift role with potential for picking up extra shifts on site/other sites if needed. Week One: Wednesday to Saturday, 11.00pm to 7.30am Week Two: Wednesday to Thursday, 11.00pm to 7.30am As a Support Worker in our respite team, you;
  • will be kept busy supporting people in their recovery by teaching them strategies to improve or manage their well-being and providing a listening ear.
  • will be assisting people to connect with their communities, attending appointments, and advocating for people.
  • may, as part of the role will also be maintaining the home, hosting clinical teams and supporting guests with medication.
You | Mōu
We’d love to hear from individuals who have experience in the family/ whānau and social sectors and bring mana to the tāngata whaiora that we support.
  • You must hold a current full New Zealand driver’s licence.
  • You must hold a current first aid certificate or be willing to obtain one.
  • Applicants must hold the New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (NZCHW) or a recognized equivalent.
  • Knowledge of, and demonstrable commitment to, the principles of the Te Tiriti o Waitangi and working with Māori and Pasifika. 
Position Description:  https://www.wisegroup.co.nz/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/PW-Support-Worker.pdf Closing Date | Rā Katinga: 18 August 2022. Please note, this advert may close sooner if a suitable candidate is found prior to the closing date. Contact | Whakapā: Narmadha Dhayanandan, Team Coach - Nurse on 027 543 9704 if you have any questions. For further information, visit our website www.pathways.co.nz Pathways is committed to healthy lifestyles and actively supports a smoke free environment. We encourage people with experience of mental illness to apply. The Covid-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021 requires staff working in health-related services to be fully vaccinated (this includes any subsequent boosters). As a provider we are responsible for ensuring all of our employees are vaccinated and boosted as per the mandate and employees are responsible for ensuring we have access to this information All new appointees into Pathways require background checking. Under the requirements of the Children's Act 2014, new employees that are identified as coming under this act are required to undergo further safety checks as part of the recruitment process.

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