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Support Worker – Awake Shifts

Job posted: 09/02/2024
Job closes: 08/03/2024

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Pathways | Mō mātou

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

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Job Description

  • Perm, part-time role, offering varied weeks with no two weeks being the same.
  • Extra annual weeks leave + Perk & Perk Plus discount app + more benefits.
  • Respective & Supportive Team + Inclusive Work culture based in Tauranga.

Support tāngata whaiora in holistic wellness: help with meals, chores and more to nurture their physical, emotional and spiritual health.

The Benefits | Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou

To show you how much we value you, we offer

  • Increased Kiwisaver contribution
  • Fifth week of Annual Leave (after 12 months employment)
  • Paid Wellbeing Days (2 days a year)
  • HealthNow Payment Card - $250 per year to support Health and Wellbeing for you and your whānau
  • Perk & Perk Plus discount app

The Role | Mō tēnei tūranga mahi

This is a permanent, part-time role working awake shifts 11.00pm to 7.30am:
Week 1: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Week 2: Wednesday, Thursday

In this role you will:

  • Support people in a mental health respite setting, working individually and as part of a team.
  • Have good people skills and able to work independently and within a wider team.
  • Be busy supporting people with budgeting and independent daily living skills.
  • Attending appointments and advocating for people.
  • Might be assisting people to connect with their communities.
  • Be prepared to do whatever it takes for the people we support - cleaning, cooking, gardening, personal care or helping with everyday tasks.

You | Mōu

  • Applicants must hold the Level 4 in Mental Health and Wellbeing Certificate, Psychology, education, sport and nutrition (preferred)
  • 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.
  • Knowledge of, and demonstrable commitment to, the articles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

Closing Date | Rā Katinga: 8 March 2024.  Please note, this job may close early if a suitable candidate is found

Position Description: Please copy and paste the following link in your browser:

Contact | Whakapā:  Danica Thompson, Team Coach on 027 578 7063.

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"Pathways is committed to healthy lifestyles and actively supports a smoke free environment. We encourage people with lived experience of mental illness & addictions to apply.

Covid Vaccination is mandatory for all workers due to close contact with vulnerable individuals and COVID-19 risks. (two primary doses and at least one booster is required).”

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