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Support Worker | Casual | West & Northshore

Job posted: 04/07/2022
Job closes: 03/08/2022

Company/Organisation Name:

Emerge Aotearoa

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About the Company/Organisation

He kōrero mō mātou | About Us

Emerge Aotearoa is a committed Tangata Tiriti organisation and a national provider of mental health, addiction, disability, offender rehabilitation, well-being and housing services. The core values of the organisation are based on Māori concepts Whakawhanaunga, Manaakitanga, Ako and Whakamana.

At Emerge Aotearoa we are guided by our three Pou; Māori Succeeding as Māori, Lived Experience and Diversity are privileged and Thriving Pacific Peoples. We believe that everyone can live full and rich lives in their communities of choice and we are committed to helping people be the best they can be.

Our service will see you working in a small 24/7 forensic rehabilitation and recovery residential service. This service houses seven Tangata Whaiora, both female and male,who currently require sophisticated interventions from a dynamic team of people who have a focus on the recovery and rehabilitation.

In this service Danielle will be your manager. Dannielle is a supportive manager who draws on the strengths of team members to create a safe, nurturing space for whānau where they can realise their potential and reach their goals.

How to Apply

Apply for this role here – Support Worker | Casual | West & Northshore – Careers at Emerge Aotearoa and upload your CV and cover letter telling us about yourself! This role will be advertised until filled so apply today.

Please note: In response to the Covid-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021 as well as the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination, including booster dose(s) if eligible, for this role. For more information, please see Covid-19 information site.

Job Description

He kōrero mō te tūranga | The Role
While there is nothing average about a Support Worker position, your average day will go from handover with the team, to 'out and about' with whānau - appointments, visits within the community, and teaching life skills such as budgeting, cooking etc. Implementing interventions and strategies identified by the clinical team for the people we look after is an integral part of the Support Worker role. The team at this service is small and work very closely with one another. The vacancy is for a casual support worker. The successful applicant will need to be available to work Monday to Sunday on a 24/7 rotating roster, including night shifts.
He kōrero mōu | About You
You'll have a calm and patient to challenging behaviour with loads of personal resilience. In addition, you will have:
  • A level 4 New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing - or have a plan to obtain this, which we can support you with
  • Worked with a recovery focused approach to ensure delivery of a quality service to whānau
  • Experience working in the intellectual disability sector
  • A current Full New Zealand driver's licence
  • The right to work in New Zealand.
Ko tā mātou mahi | We offer
  • The opportunity to work in a role that offers variety and create a whānau away from home
  • We are a fun team who participates in community activities
  • We're serious about professional development - here at Emerge Aotearoa there is so much opportunity to develop, learn and grow, and we have our own team to help people do just that!
  • Join a great team of people who care about supporting and making a difference in the community
  • You'll be rewarded by helping people to reach their goals - in return we'll also help you to reach your potential

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