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Support Worker

Job posted: 10/06/2022
Job closes: 08/07/2022

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Job Description

  • Permanent Part-time role in Tawa, Wellington
  • Extra annual leave and more!
  • Do you have a passion for helping people on their recovery journey?
Join our Wellington Pathways’ Residential Tumanako team, supporting people to regain their mental health and independence.
Pathways | Mō mātou
Transforming mental health and addictions through fostering strong, compassionate, self-supporting communities.
What we offer | Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou
  • EAP support services
  • Extra annual leave after 12 months of employment
  • 1:1 coaching
  • A great team around you every day, working in an organisation that believes in its purpose
  • Discount at Specsavers for you and your family members
  • Discounted plans with Southern Cross for medical insurance
  • Special banking treatments for Westpac customers
The Role | Mō tēnei tūranga mahi
You will be reporting to the Team Coach and joining our 6-bed Tumanako Residential in Tawa, Wellington. Part-time Position: Awake Night shift, rostered from 10:45 PM to 7:15 AM Responsibilities include:
  • Monitor residents
  • Prepare residents’ homes for the next day
  • Cleaning and conducting welfare checks
You | Mōu
  • Be confident working in the community, working alongside GP practices
  • Team player, sense of humour and caring nature
  • Have a good knowledge of community resources to help people we support
  • Work cross-culturally and in ways that are appropriate to a diverse community
  • Hold a current full driver’s licence
  • 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 recognised equivalent, or currently working towards it. Alternatively, you will commence study towards this within six months of starting your employment with Pathways. This needs to be completed within two years of commencement.
  • Knowledge of, and demonstrable commitment to, the principles of the Te Tiriti o Waitangi
Closing Date: Friday 9th July 2022. Please note, we will be shortlisting as we go, this job may close early if a suitable candidate is found. Position Description: Contact: John Lange, Team Coach on 027 403 9953. 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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