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Night Support Worker

Our Te Wairua (co-existing disorders) programme in Counties Manukau conducts a unique modified residential based Therapeutic Community. We are now seeking a skilled and caring full time (40 hours per week) Night Support Worker to join our team.

This position primarily involves working overnight, doing regular checks of the premises, supporting residents with concerns, completing administrative tasks and requires the successful applicant to be awake during their shift.

You will be required to work 4 nights per week. The nights of work for this role are Sunday to Wednesday. Each shift will go from 9.00pm to 7.00am

The ideal applicants will have:

  • A level 4 certificate in health or a related field
  • A willingness to embrace the Therapeutic Community (TC) model
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Previous overnight working experience
  • Experience working in the AOD/mental health field
  • Commitment to the Treaty of Waitangi
  • Proven reliability
  • The ability to work autonomously
  • A full, clean driver’s licence

In return we offer:

  • A competitive salary based on pay equity
  • Paid meal breaks
  • Free meals and fruit
  • 22 days annual leave
  • 5 days paid study leave per annum.
  • Professional and career development opportunities.
  • A dynamic and supportive team who are passionate about what they do.

Odyssey supports people to change their lives through the delivery of high quality, comprehensive community and residential services for people experiencing mental health issues and/or an addiction to alcohol, other’s drugs or gambling.

To apply, please send your CV and a cover letter, and complete the additional information questionnaire online. For all enquiries, please contact Phoebe Van Donselaar on 021578262

Closing date: 21st December 2021

Please note that this role must be performed by a fully vaccinated worker. Proof of vaccination for COVID-19 is required before the successful candidate can comment employment in the role. Police and Ministry of Social Development clearance checks are also required.

Odyssey is an equal opportunity employer and a smoke free organisation. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We particularly encourage applications from Māori and Pasifika candidates.