Contact Us

Welcome to Jobs for Good

Connecting essential people with essential roles.
This is a free job portal connecting employers in the health and wellbeing, social and community, cleaning and urban pest management sectors with jobseekers looking for meaningful employment.

Support Worker – Tauranga

Job posted: 31/08/2023
Job closes: 30/09/2023

Company/Organisation Name:

Emerge Aotearoa

Company/Organisation Website:

About the Company/Organisation

He kōrero mō mātou | About Us:

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

Me pēhea te tono mai | How to Apply:

Apply now using the following link: Support Worker – Tauranga – Careers at Emerge Aotearoa

Job Description

He kōrero mō te tūranga | The Role:

We are looking for that special person who is enthusiastic, and passionate about working in mental health. You'll manage crisis situations with ease and have no issue thinking off the mark. Your days will be spent supporting Whaiora, having fun and taking them out on activities. Computer skills are a must, as part of your role will require writing reports and conducting assessments.

This is a permanent full-time position based in Tauranga, working on a 24/7 rostered shift.

Your duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Establish a rapport with clients/tangata whaiora and their whanau.
  • Provide day to day support in alignment with client/ tangata whaiora goals and support plans including risk management plans and Safety Plans.
  • Work with clients/ tangata whaiora to identify significant goals. Provide encouragement and support clients to achieve their goals.
  • Attend and contribute to team meetings, bringing ideas and updating others on their activities.
  • Ensure all incidents are documented appropriately.

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 use your non-judgmental attitude and belief to motivate and encourage whānau realise their potential. You'll have the ability to easily build professional relationships, while maintaining strong professional boundaries.

To be successful in this role, you will need:

  • Level 4 - NZ Certificate in Health and Wellbeing.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with mental health professionals and within our team.
  • Experience in the mental health sector.
  • Must be flexible to work around rostered shifts.
  • Demonstrated commitment to recovery values.
  • Advanced communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Should be eligible to work in New Zealand.
  • A current full driver's licence. 

Ko tā mātou mahi | We Offer:

  • Learning, development, and training opportunities, inclusive of 5-10 paid study leave days.
  • Great staff benefits, including store discounts, and 3 days of wellbeing leave.
  • Fun events and activities with the team and the residents.
  • A supportive manager, and a team who celebrates success.

Read and follow the instructions on how to apply for this job. We do not accept applications on behalf of the employer. Only contact the employer if you have questions that are not specified in the job description.

Contact the employer if you have questions about the role that isn’t otherwise stated in the job post. Otherwise, please follow the instructions on how to apply for this job.


  • Hidden

Back to Jobs for Good