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Community Support Workers - Medication Programme

Medication Support Programme: Community support workers required to join the medication support programme an intervention to support people to experience mental wellbeing and address mental health issues.

The Job:

You will be part of the medication support programme that is designed for people with mental health issues who live independently in the community and require support to manage their daily medication as part of their medication management plan. You will be part of a dynamic team passionate about making a difference and medication training will be provided by a qualified registered nurse.

Hours of work:

We have permanent part-time and casual positions across a 7-day roster with the flexibility to work as required across the medication support programme.

There are a variety of short 2-4 hour shifts between the hours of 8am-10am, 8am – 11.30am and 5pm – 9pm. This role will suit someone looking to fit around other commitments, family, studies etc and wanting a few hours in the mornings or evenings, weekends and public holidays.

The Skills:

Passion for people, flexible approach, team player, good listener, self-motivated and good initiative.

Relevant experience or qualification is desirable but not essential.

Support Workers come from a variety of backgrounds and life experiences, but all have one thing in common, the desire to enable others to develop resilience and move forward with their recovery.

You will have a current First Aid Certificate or a willingness to obtain one and a full NZ driver’s licence is essential.

What can we offer you:

  • Rewarding work making a positive difference within our community
  • An engaging work environment with a supportive team.
  • Ongoing training and development within your role.
  • Opportunities to advance your career in community support work.
  • Option of working a shift that suits you (approximately 2 hours in the morning and 2 hours in the evening.
  • Medication Support Programme operates in Palmerston North, Feilding, Foxton and Levin.

MASH Trust delivers a range of housing support, community support services, social networking hubs and specialised services for people with disabilities, mental health, addiction and offending across the Central Region.

Applications will be reviewed as required so the roles may close earlier if the right candidates are found.