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Support Worker

Job posted: 09/01/2023
Job closes: 10/02/2023

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Job Description

  • Full-Time, Perm + Thurs - Mon + New Plymouth
  • Extra annual leave, flexible work arrangements and more!
  • Do you have a passion for helping people reach their goals?

We’re looking for a support worker to join us in our Crisis & Planned Adult Respite service in Brooklands.

Pathways | Mō mātou
Transforming mental health and addictions through fostering strong, compassionate, self-supporting communities.

The Benefits | Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou

  • New salary rates, earn up to $28.25 per hour
  • Extra week of annual leave after 12 months of employment
  • 2 Paid well-being days
  • Wise Group Discount App
  • 5% Kiwisaver Contribution
  • Discount at Specsavers for you and your family members
  • Discounted plans with Southern Cross for medical insurance
  • Ongoing training and support in your role and career
  • Be part of a supportive team where work-life balance is encouraged
  • Give back to the community

About the role | Mō tēnei tūranga mahi

You will report to the Team Coach and join our Crisis & Planned Adult Respite - Mental Health & Addictions Facility.  You will be working with a team of Support Workers – all with a common purpose of supporting people experiencing mental distress.  

Full-Time, Permanent Position Available in Brooklands, New Plymouth
Thursday – Monday rotational AM/PM shift
Week 1: 7:00 AM – 3:30 PM; Week 2: 3:00 PM – 11:30 PM

Responsibilities include:

  • Advocate and support people to be well and thrive.
  • Connect them with resources that support them in living well and assist them in building resilience
  • Help people connect with their communities, building the relationships that matter most
  • Foster positive change for a more positive life
  • Provide medication support for our people

You | Mōu
We are interested to hear from people who have a caring nature and work in a recovery and strengths-focused way.

You will also have:

  • Current full driver’s licence
  • Current first aid certificate or be willing to obtain one
  • Applicants must hold the New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (NZCHW) or a recognised equivalent.
  • Preferred experience in Mental Health or similar

Closing Date: 10th February 2023. Please note, this role may close earlier if a suitable candidate is found.

Position Description:

Contact: Hayleigh Rumball, Team Coach on 027 261 3586 for any questions.

For further information, visit our website

All new appointees 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. 

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 our employees are vaccinated and boosted as per the mandate and employees are responsible for ensuring we have access to this information 

Pathways are committed to healthy lifestyles and actively supports a smoke-free environment. We encourage people with experience of mental illness to apply. 

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