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Te Whai Oranga – Support Worker

Job posted: 19/01/2023
Job closes: 10/02/2023

Company/Organisation Name:

Comcare Trust

Company/Organisation Website:

https://www.comcare.org.nz

About the Company/Organisation

Comcare Trust provides a range of services to support people with mental health and/or addiction issues to live well in the community.

How to Apply

Applications close 3pm Friday 10 February 2023.  

 

Please note, this role may close earlier if suitable candidates are found. 

The Job Description and Application Form can be downloaded from Comcare’s website by copying and pasting the following link into your browser; http://www.comcare.org.nz/current-vacancies/ and clicking on the relevant links.  

Only job applications that include a completed Comcare Application form will be considered. 

Please email your CV, Cover Letter and Application Form to the Recruitment Team on recruitment@comcare.org.nz. 

Job Description

Te Whai Oranga “To pursue wellbeing” 

(Support Worker) 

Comcare is an established Mental Health and Housing provider assisting people with mental health or addiction issues to live well in the community. We provide a rich and diverse range of Mental Health Support Services, Housing and Housing Support Services. 

In partnership with Te Whatu Ora Southern, Comcare is commencing services in Dunedin supporting people who need unique and tailored housing and support responses.  

This is an exciting time to join our organisation and we are looking for a number of Te Whai Oranga (Support Workers) to join us.  

About the role 

The role of the Te Whai Oranga is to find positive creative solutions for people who have complex issues that create barriers for successful community living and supports them to problem solve a pathway forward to independent living. 

The role assists people to access permanent housing, including ongoing assessment of health and welfare issues that are impacting on future tenancy sustainability and general wellbeing.  

These are full time roles and planned to work through a roster pattern.  

About you 

Applicants for this role would ideally have sound knowledge of the Mental Health/Social Services support systems. You will also have a cultural awareness, knowledge of, and demonstrable commitment to, the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi. 

You will have strong problem solving skills and a positive approach along with a passion to help others.  Flexible, adaptable, confident and able to make well considered decisions, you understand the need for strong professional boundaries and a good work ethic.   

It is desirable to hold the New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing - Level 4 (or a recognised equivalent) or be willing to undertake study towards this qualification with our support. 

In return Comcare provides a supportive and positive culture that is committed to the ongoing development of its workforce.  

“Ko te whakaora, he hīkoi whakāmarama. Māna anō tōna ake ara whakaora e whakarau” 

“A journey of discovery where an individual leads their own unique process of moving forwards”  

Applications close 3pm Friday 10 February 2023.  

Please note, this role may close earlier if suitable candidates are found. 

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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.

 

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