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Support Worker – Palmerston North

Job posted: 14/09/2022
Job closes: 09/10/2022

Company/Organisation Name:

Emerge Aotearoa

Company/Organisation Website:

https://emergeaotearoa.org.nz/

About the Company/Organisation

Emerge Aotearoa is a national provider of mental health, addiction, disability, offender rehabilitation, wellbeing and housing services. We believe that everyone is capable of living 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 website: Support Worker | Full-time – 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 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

You will be engaged in our community residential service supporting clients who require intensive, high needs support. You will provide a safe environment, supporting Tangata Whaiora with their goals, daily tasks, and ultimately independent living.

These roles involve direct support but also the opportunity to be involved in service development and best practice ideas for this innovative service and we welcome applicants who have a passion to see others succeed while you also work on your own development.

You will be well supported by your colleagues, service manager, health professionals and the wider emerge whanau. 

This is a full time role rostered on a rotating roster over 24/7, so there is the need to be able to work a mixture of shifts.

He kōrero mōu | About You

We are looking for someone who is positive, flexible, vibrant, confident and compassionate to work in our service. You'll naturally be a problem solver, quick thinker and enjoy connecting with the community in line with the reintegration plan. You'll use your non-judgemental attitude and belief to encourage clients to change and grow.

To be successful in this role, you'll require experience in similar role. A Level 4 in Health & Disability (or higher) qualification is desirable, however; if you're passionate about our organisation and you're willing to work towards a qualification we'll support you as much as we can. You'll require knowledge of working with people with complex mental health diagnosis' and needs who currently require sophisticated support interventions. Experience of one-to-one support within the community would be preferred but not essential.

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. 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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