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Community Support Worker (0.6 FTE) – Mid North

Community Support Worker (0.6 FTE) – Mid North

Permanent, Part-time role, working 24 hours per week

Are you seeking a role with real impact and meaning? Would you like to see the tangible outcome of your work in your community, every day?

At Te Whatu Ora we are driving health equality for Te Tai Tokerau and we want you to be a part of our diverse and passionate whānau. We have an opportunity for a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual to work in our Mental Health and Addictions Service as a Community Support Worker, based in Kaikohe.

About the Role

This role is a permanent part-time position, 24 hours a week on rotating shifts covering 7 days of the week. You will work in the residential Sub Acute Unit providing care, support and the best health outcomes to people under the director/delegation of the Registered Nurse/CSW Coordinator; assisting them to achieve their goals developed in consultation with registered health professionals. The role also provides cover for a daily medication run in the community.

About You

Previous experience of working with people with mental health challenges would be an advantage, if you possess a positive, proactive outlook and are a team player, we would love to hear from you. You must be able to recognise the diversity of people’s culture and provide support that is safe and appropriate.

Requirements of the role

  • Mental Health Level 4 Certificate or a desire to work towards it
  • Current full drivers licence
  • Experience working in a mental health setting (desirable)
  • Working towards a Diploma in Mental Health Support Work (desirable)

Te Whatu Ora is committed to Te Tiriti o Waitangi and holds stewardship for equitable health outcomes for Māori as Tāngata Whenua as the highest priority.


A career with Te Whatu Ora will see you action meaningful change in the region we love, and in your own professional development – all whilst enjoying everything the stunning North has to offer. You really can enjoy the best of both.

Our people live our Values:

Tangata I te tuatahi People First - People are central to all we do

Whakaute (tuku mana) Respect - We treat others as they would like to be treated

Manaaki Caring - We nurture those around us, and treat all with dignity and compassion

Whakawhitiwhiti korero Communication - We communicate safely, openly and with respect to promote clear understanding

Taumata teitei (hirangi) Excellence - Our attitude of excellence inspires success, competence, confidence and innovation

Vacancy No: AH24-129

Closes: 11 July 2024