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Support Worker | Napier | Casual

Job posted: 07/03/2023
Job closes: 06/04/2023

Company/Organisation Name:

Emerge Aotearoa

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About the Company/Organisation

Emerge Aotearoa is a national provider of mental health, addiction, disability, offender rehabilitation, well-being, and housing services. We believe that everyone can live full and rich lives in their communities of choice. In every aspect of our work, we are committed to helping whānau be the best they can be.

How to Apply

Apply for this role via our careers site – Support Worker | Napier | Casual – 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.

Job Description

He kōrero mō te tūranga | The Role

We are looking for Casual support staff to cover our services that operate in Napier and Hastings. Your key focus will be supporting clients within our adult community support team and in Hastings working in our Youth respite home. We are looking for individuals with a can-do attitude.

In this role you'll create a safe, nurturing space for the people we support. You'll engage with them to identify daily tasks and longer-term goals while walking alongside the person as they work towards those goals.

As you will work across different services you will experience leadership from our different managers, however our managers have many years of experience, and we like to have an open and collaborative management style. 

Casual work consists of no guaranteed hours, however, is a great way to experience a variety of services and allows you to work flexibly and we aim to give a minimum of 24 hours' notice of any casual shifts available. 

He kōrero mōu | About You

It's desirable that you'll have a level 4 in Mental Health and Addiction but not essential. You'll need to be able to work independently in a community setting. You'll be a team player that demonstrates flexibility in your approach. Importantly, you'll have the ability to remain calm, practical and rational when in complex situations or incidents. In additional, you'll need:

  • A New Zealand Full Driver's Licence
  • Great time management and organisational skills
  • To be culturally respective and non-judgemental to support Tāngata Whaiora from a range of backgrounds
  • The ability to see potential in people and thrive in a challenging and ever-changing environment.

Ko tā mātou mahi | We offer

In addition to driving change in YOUR community, you'll be doing so in a national organisation with opportunities for you to grow and develop, with extensive in-house training and learning opportunities .

Importantly, working as a casual staff member means, you can choose what shifts you work for you and your lifestyle.

AND finally, Emerge Aotearoa have partnered with numerous businesses that provide our Kaimahi with store discounts such as gym membership, car rentals and furniture, to mention a few.

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