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Casual Peer Support Worker


Manurewa - Residential AOD Respite Service

rostered shifts, casual, as/when needed

(Service operates 24 hours, 7 days a week)

Pay Equity: $21.50 -$27.00 per hour + 8% Holiday Pay

This service falls under pay equity for Mental Health. Pay dependent on qualification.

Closing date for applications: Thursday, 17th September 2021 at 12:00pm

If you’re excited about working for a progressive organisation at the forefront of Mental Health and Addictions and want to be part of a vibrant culture Ember Korowai Takitini is for you.

Ember blends professional expertise and lived experience to offer a range of services and supports for anyone with mental health, addiction or intellectual disability needs. We desire a society that better understands and responds to mental distress, addiction, and intellectual disability.


Peer support is a challenging role, which requires tenacity, resilience, and a sense of humor. It is also a rewarding role where you can use your own experience of AOD to make a difference in the lives of others. As role model and peer, you will be inspiring hope through sharing your own story of recovery with those who are looking at moving towards different choices and options in their lives.

The role of Peer Support Worker will require of you to build a relationship with others based on a common experience of recovery from AOD. The relationship fosters mutual learning and growth and is strongly focused on supporting people to make positive changes in their lives.

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