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Support Worker | East Auckland

Job posted: 05/08/2022
Job closes: 04/09/2022

Company/Organisation Name:

Emerge Aotearoa

Company/Organisation Website:

https://emergeaotearoa.org.nz/

About the Company/Organisation

He kōrero mō mātou – About us

Emerge Aotearoa is a social services organisation providing a range of services to whānau, including Health and Disability, Youth and Emergency Housing. Our kaimahi all have a common goal – helping people realise their potential with the aim of supporting people to live their best life as independently as possible.

How to Apply

Apply for this role here – Support Worker | East Auckland – 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.

While we are passionate about creating a diverse and inclusive organisation, we are unable to consider applications from anyone who does not currently have the right to legally work in Aotearoa.

Please note: In response to the indicated extension of 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 for this role. For more information, please see Covid-19 information site.

Job Description

He kōrero mō te tūranga - The role
Ziesler House is a 24 /7 Housing and Recovery Services that provides Day time and Awake Night support services. The service is located on a single site in Mt. Wellington and consists of a group of three houses and a staff office with capcity to support up to eight people at any one time. The services is situated close to doctors, shops, library, train and bus services, churches, Panmure shopping centre and Sylvia Park Mall. Joining a passionate and supportive team, you will work alongside Mental Health Professionals and Support Workers to help them to reconnect and live as independently as possible. We have a positive and supportive team culture and offer opportunities for ongoing learning and development. Our residential services are committed to Realising the potential of tangata whaiora, provide mana enhancing services that promote health and wellbeing for individuals, family/whanau and communities. Rostered shifts 7am-3.30pm, 3pm-11.30pm and wakeover 11pm-7.30am, Monday to Sunday.
He kōrero mōu - About you
Given the nature of the service, we are looking for people who are active, resilient, solution focused, naturally energetic, have a passion for wellbeing and giving things a go. You don't need to have a qualification, but you'll need to be willing to complete one with us. You will have a genuine interest in supporting people to achieve goals and a willingness to help them learn new skills and develop community connections, helping them to find independence in getting to and from locations in the community in a way that is sustainable. No two days will be the same, and you will need very good organisation skills to schedule and deliver your supports. We're looking for someone with sound judgement and the skills to manage risk and make tough decisions. Some of our tāngata whaiora have experienced trauma, and you'll need to have the ability to build rapport and assist in redirecting their behaviour.
Ko tā mātou mahi - We offer
In addition to driving change within your community, you'll be doing so in a national organisation with opportunities for you to grow and develop. You'll join a group of people that live by our values - which means you can take pride in not just what we achieve, but HOW we achieve it. Importantly, we advocate for your wellbeing! With three days of wellbeing leave on offer, you can proactively manage your health and wellbeing. AND finally, you'll want to work here because we are committed to diversity and inclusion. So, you don't have to worry about putting on a fake work persona. Come as you are, and just be YOU!

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