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Support Worker| TAT Residential

Job posted: 08/09/2023
Job closes: 07/10/2023

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 rehabilitation and recovery residential service. This service houses up to six Tangata Whaiora, both female and male, who currently require sophisticated interventions from a dynamic team of people who have a focus on recovery and rehabilitation.

A truly supportive manager is leading this team, 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

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 and other planned activities for reintegration. 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 and our whaiora.

  • Permanent full-time role| Monday to Sunday on a 24/7 rotating roster with AM, PM and Nightshifts (7:00am-3:30pm, 3:00pm-11:30pm & 11:00pm-7:30am)

He kōrero mōu | About You

  • A level 4 New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing or be working towards one

  • Work with a recovery focused approach to ensure delivery of a quality service to whānau

  • Resilience and strong personal and professional boundaries

  • A calm and patient approach to behavioural challenges you may face

  • Experience working in the intellectual disability sector

  • A current Full New Zealand driver's licence

Ko tā mātou mahi | We offer

  • Additional paid leave like 3 wellbeing days per annum, 5-10 days study leave and cultural leave days
  • Access to company pool vehicles, company phone and laptop
  • Discounted health insurance through Southern Cross Health
  • Wellbeing subsidies and access to the use of our other services such as counselling, budgeting, and mental health workshops
  • Store discounts with selected brands like Big Save Furniture, Harvey Norman and PB Tech as well as gym membership and car rental discounts

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