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Casual Residential Support Worker

Casual Residential Support Worker

Abeo House and Poutama – Mental Health and AOD Services

Casual (as is/when needed) rostered shifts

This residential services operates 24 hours, 7 days a week, based in Birkdale and Swanson.

An opportunity currently exists for casual rostered staff across our Auckland Residential Services; Abeo and Poutama.

The role of Support Worker, we believe, is the key ingredient for successful client outcomes. Consequently, we provide ample and on-going tools and encouragement to develop, grow and flourish in the role, striving to ensure an environment of learning, teamwork and enjoyment.

Along side mountains of empathy with a few peaks of resilience and firmness, you must share the belief in holistic, face to face and highly creative recover-based approaches. Having a sense of fun, team spriti and openness will create a fine balance of positivity and realism.

Criteria we seek:

  • Certificate in Health and Wellbeing L4 (or equivalent)
  • Experience in Mental Health, addictions and/or Residential settings.
  • Microsoft
  • Written and spoken communication skills.
  • Be able to build and maintain relationships
  • Full NZ drivers licence

For more information about this job, please contact Lucille Martin, 027 700 4762

A Job Description can be downloaded from the Ember website

Closing Date: Friday 14th May 2021 at 12:00pm

To apply for this position, please submit all of the following documents:

1) Download and complete an Application Form

2) Prepare an up-to-date CV

3) Answer the following questions in a Cover Letter

  • Why are you interested in this position?
  • What skills, competencies, knowledge and experience can you bring to this role?

4) Email all of the above to:



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