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Youth Community Support Worker | Part-Time | Central Auckland

Job posted: 07/03/2023
Job closes: 05/04/2023

Company/Organisation Name:

Emerge Aotearoa

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About the Company/Organisation

Emerge Aotearoa is a social services organisation providing a range of services to whānau, including Health and Disability, Youth and Transitional Housing. Our kaimahi all have a common goal – helping people realise their potential with the aim of supporting whānau to live their best life as independently as possible.

How to Apply

Join the Emerge Aotearoa whānau; we’re inclusive and we celebrate diversity as an organisation

Apply for this role via our careers site – Youth Community Support Worker | Part-Time | Central Auckland – 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.

Job Description

He kōrero mō te tūranga | The Role

This role is based at 103 Richardson Road, Mt Albert Service. You will provide support for rangatahi/youth with mental health conditions, connecting them with their communities, and supporting them to achieve their meaningful goals. You will be required to travel but will have access to a vehicle.

We have 1 permanent part-time position available, working 20 hours a week.

You will be working up to 3 days a week between the hours 8 am to 6:30 pm.

He kōrero mōu | About You

We are looking for a person with enthusiasm for working with children and youth with mental health difficulties. Most of all we need someone with heart and resilience to remain understanding, and strengths-based in difficult situations and have a belief in the ability for people to change and grow. The successful applicant will demonstrate an empathic and solutions-focused outlook when managing conflict as well as excellent skills around planning and advancing persons towards achieving goals.

To meet the requirements and demands of this role, you will need to be flexible, can cope with challenging behaviour with calmness and a good sense of humour and have a "hands-on" engaging attitude.

He kōrero mōu | About You

Experience working with youth and a level 4 or 5 qualification in Mental Health and Addiction or Social Services are essential.

You will also need a full New Zealand Driver's Licence and be confident in using computer systems.

If you also bring along the following, we would love to hear from you:

  • Good time management and organisational skills
  • Be culturally respectful and non-judgemental
  • See the potential in people and thrive in a challenging and ever-changing environment
  • Have strong professional boundaries
  • Can easily build professional relationships with our tangata whaiora
  • Ability to communicate with the people in the community, your manager, tangata whaiora and their whānau

Ko tā mātou mahi | We offer

  • Learning, development, and training opportunities
  • Great staff benefits, including store discounts, and wellbeing leave
  • Fun events and activities with the team and the residents
  • A supportive manager, and a team who celebrates success

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