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Community Support Worker

Wāhi (Location) Manukau City

Ngā Kaitautoko (Reference) #210927 CSW

Ka aukati te pukapuka tono Applications close on: 5pm, 20 November 2021

Ko wai mātou? - Who are we?

Mahitahi Trust is a not-for profit organisation who deliver kaupapa led Māori services across health, education, social, employment and housing via integrated services based on Ngā Tikanga Māori (Māori cultural beliefs and practices). The overarching commitment of Mahitahi is to improve the well-being of individuals and whānau, assisting people in their desire to regain mental wellness through a range of overlying services with foundations firmly grounded in the nurturing of wellness.

We offer a supportive working environment that focuses on supporting our Kaimahi/staff so they can help Whanau whaiora realise their potential. Some benefits of working with us are;

  • A Unique Work Culture – Working together to convert passion into action
  • Life Insurance and paid wellbeing Days
  • Work-Life Balance - We are a Whanau focused workplace
  • Opportunities for on-the-job training and upskilling.

Te mahi tūranga - About the role

The Support Worker will play a vital role and will help facilitate positive decision making within a team environment by working alongside Whanau Whaiora to achieve their desired wellbeing outcomes. You will work within a multidisciplinary team and utilise our model of care to enhance the lives of Whanau Whaiora.

Ngā pūkenga, ngā tohu ōu - What you will need

  • Minimum Level 4 New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (NZCHW) or a recognised equivalent or be willing to complete study towards this qualification.
  • A passion for working with people to achieve their aspirations
  • Practical skills and experience working with whanau whaiora
  • Ability to work with a caseload and liaise with community agencies
  • An awareness of Tikanga Maori practices
  • Ability to write case notes and intermediate computer skills
  • Enjoy working collaboratively with various stakeholders

Me toka pūmau ēnei - Applicants MUST have

  • A clean and full NZ driver licence and a clean police record.
  • Have NZ Permanent Visa or Citizenship
  • May be required to consent and undergo pre-employment drug and alcohol test.

Te huarahi tono - How to apply

To apply, visit to download an Application for Employment and Position Description. Email your current Resume and Cover letter to

For more information about this role, email or call the Human Resource Officer on 09 262-4533.

This position will be advertised until filled.