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Support Worker

Job posted: 21/06/2022
Job closes: 18/07/2022

Company/Organisation Name:

Pathways

Company/Organisation Website:

www.pathways.co.nz

About the Company/Organisation

Pathways | Mō mātou

Pathways is a leading national provider of community-based mental health, addiction 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.

Job Description

  • Part-time role, Friday and Saturday PM shifts
  • Based in our Christchurch Forensics Service
  • Extra annual leave and a great team around you every day
We’re looking for someone with a good understanding and commitment to the principles of recovery and trauma informed care.
The Benefits | Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou
  • Extra annual leave after 12 months employment
  • EAP support services
  • 1:1 coaching
  • A great team around you every day, working in an organisation that believes in its purpose
The role | Mō tēnei tūranga mahi
We’re looking for a Support Worker who is passionate about supporting people on their recovery journeys.  You’ll report to the Team Coach and joining our Pathways Christchurch Te Whare Paki Mai Forensic Residential service. As a Support Worker you’ll be:
  • Teaching strategies to improve or manage their well-being
  • Providing a listening ear
  • Hosting clinical teams
  • Medication support
  • Maintaining the home - cleaning, cooking, gardening, personal care or helping out with everyday tasks
  • Taking care of documentation
This is a part-time role working Friday and Saturday, 3pm to 11.30pm, 16 hours per week, and based in Christchurch.
You | Mōu
We are interested to hear from people who have a caring nature and work in a recovery focused way, you will have impeccable attention to detail and be able to provide medication support for our people.
  • You must hold a current full 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 recognised equivalent.
  • Ideally you’ll have some experience working in the mental health field
  • And an understanding of Te Ao Maori principles in a wellbeing setting.
For further information, visit our website www.pathways.co.nz Position description: https://www.wisegroup.co.nz/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/PW-Support-Worker.pd Closing Date | Rā Katinga: 18 July 2022.  Please note, this advert may close if a suitable candidate is found. Contact:  Chrissy Webster, Team Coach on 027 247 6106 if you have any questions. 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 as per the mandate and employees are responsible for ensuring we have access to their information. Pathways is committed to healthy lifestyles and actively supports a smoke free environment. We encourage people with experience of mental illness to apply. **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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