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Support Worker

Job posted: 11/01/2023
Job closes: 11/02/2023

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Job Description

  • Part-time, Perm + New Plymouth + Fri - Mon
  • 1:1 coaching + generous kiwisaver employer contribution
  • Respectful & Supportive Team + Inclusive Work Culture

Join our Taranaki Residential services team, supporting our whaiora transition to independence in this 0.8 FTE role.

Pathways | Mō mātou

Pathways is a leading national provider of community-based mental health, addictions and wellbeing services in Aotearoa. We’re all about transforming mental health and addictions through our Pathways (adult) and Real (youth) services. In fact, we’ve been doing it for 30 years, supporting around 6,000 people each year.

What we offer | Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou

  • Extra annual leave after 12 months employment
  • 2 paid well-being days
  • 5% kiwisaver employer contribution
  • Wise Group discounts app
  • Discounted premiums with Southern Cross
  • EAP support services
  • 1:1 ongoing coaching
  • A great team around you every day, working in an organisation that believes in its purpose

The Role | Mō tēnei tūranga mahi
You will be reporting to the Team Coach where you will be supporting people in their own home and community. Support with shopping, relevant appointments such as GP, community activities, supporting people to access recreational activities such as sports, walking and swimming.

This role is 32 hours per week, Friday to Monday, on a rotating AM/PM roster pattern working 7am to 3.30pm and 3.00pm to 11.30pm.

Part-time, Permanent Position Available in New Plymouth, Taranaki

Friday - Monday; Rotating AM and PM shifts
AM: 07:00 AM - 03:30 PM
PM: 3:00 PM - 11:30 PM

You | Mōu

  • Current full New Zealand driver’s licence.
  • Current first aid certificate or be willing to obtain one.
  • An understanding and commitment to the principles of recovery.
  • Applicants must hold the Level 4 New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (NZCHW) or a recognised equivalent.
  • Knowledge of, and demonstrable commitment to, the principles of the Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

Māori and Pasifika are strongly encouraged to apply for this role. We also encourage people with lived experience to apply.

Closing Date: 11th February 2023.  Please note, this job may close early if a suitable candidate is found

Position Description:

Contact:  Sarah Gillington, Team Coach Peer on 027 211 4827.

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.

Note: The Criminal History Check is Exempt from The Clean Slate Act. In other words, the Clean Slate Act does not apply to this position. Please declare any offences (even outside 7 years) in your application.

Some health and disability sector employers may require workers to be vaccinated. This is because workers come into close contact with people likely to get seriously ill if they get COVID-19. Having undertaken a thorough health and safety analysis regarding Covid-19, we have determined that vaccination is required for our workforce (two primary doses and at least one booster).

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

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Contact the employer if you have questions about the role that isn’t otherwise stated in the job post. Otherwise, please follow the instructions on how to apply for this job.


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