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Housing Case Worker

  • Full time mahi- 40 hours per week Monday to Friday 8.30am-5.00pm
  • Based in Manukau
  • Mahi that provides tenancy , housing and accommodation support to those in need

Would you like to be a kaimahi in an organisation that is committed to working for and on behalf of our south Auckland communities?

About us | Mō mātou

LinkPeople works with the most vulnerable members of our communities to provide access to safe, affordable housing and connect them to the health and social services they need to return to independent living. We’re working together with key organisations as part of a community-wide collective approach to end homelessness in Auckland.

About The Role | Mō Te Tūnga

This role is at the heart of our bold strategy, giving you the opportunity to think outside the square and create transformational outcomes and opportunities for the people you support.

  • Can you see yourself uplifting our most vulnerable people with a hand up and not a hand out?
  • Can you think outside the the square and on your feet to achieve equitable outcomes for tāngata Māori and tagata Pasifika?
  • Don’t have any formal tohu ? -Are you prepared to work hard on the job to get a tohu?

Sometimes the very best people to work with our own don’t have a qualification but if you are willing to put the effort in , do the mahi and study as well then working in LinkPeople is the place for you.

This is a role based in Manukau. It is a full-time permanent role, working 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday between the hours of 8:30am and 5:00pm.

About You | Mōu

  • Applicants must hold the New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (NZCHW) (Level 4) or an NZQA-recognised equivalent. Alternatively, you will commence study towards this within six months of starting your employment with LinkPeople. This needs to be completed within two years of commencement. LinkPeople offers significant support for housing case workers to complete this study.
  • Previous experience working with people in the community
  • Previous or current experience working for Non-Government Organisations.
  • Strong communication and relationship building skills, you’ll quickly build credibility while showcasing your sound problem solving and conflict resolution skills.
  • An ability to work at pace and flourish under pressure will be complemented by excellent attention to detail and proficiency in record keeping.
  • Ability to work appropriately with ethnic minority groups including Māori and Pasifika.
  • A full New Zealand driving licence is also essential.

The Covid-19 Public Health (Vaccination) Order requires the full vaccination of anyone conducting high-risk work in the health and disability sector, or who does not necessarily provide a health service but works in a role that requires frequent contact/engagement with those who do. Therefore all workers within the Wise Group are required by the Order to be vaccinated.

The Benefits | Ngā Painga

In this role, you can look forward to flexible work arrangements, extra leave, subsidies for school holiday childcare and a great team around you every day working in an organisation that believes in its purpose. Be part of a supportive work environment where life balance is encouraged, people are valued, and new solutions are the norm!

If you’re keen to be part of real social change apply now.

Closing Date | Rā Katinga: Monday 13th June 2022. PLEASE NOTE, this role may close early if suitable candidates are found.

Position Description: To view a full position description, please copy and paste the following link into your browser - https://www.wisegroup.co.nz/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/LP_Housing-Case-Worker-1.pdf

Contact: Belinda Heta, Team Leader on Belinda.Heta@linkpeople.co.nz if you have any questions.

For further information, visit our website www.linkpeople.co.nz

**All new appointees require background checking. Under the requirements of the Children's Act 2014, new employees that are identified as coming under this act are required to undergo further safety checks as part of the recruitment process.