Company/Organisation Name:Emerge Aotearoa
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 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 | Palmerston North | 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.
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.
We have 5 x casual positions available which would suit someone, returning to work, studying in this field or looking to pick up additional hours.
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.
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
The awesome thing about working as a casual staff member in our team is that you can pick and choose what shifts you work.
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.
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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