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Support Wokrer

  • Permanent Part-Time, Thursday to Saturday 11.00 pm to 7.30 am
  • Grow your career and expand your learning by joining a progressive organisation
  • Unique opportunity to join a highly regarded national mental health provider

We’re looking for a caring support worker to work in our local Blenheim Residential Service.

Pathways | Mo matou

We’re passionate about supporting people with experience of mental illness or addictions – we’ve been dedicated to it for more than 30 years.

Our staff are our greatest asset. So, one of our top priorities is to recruit an incredible local team of people who are as passionate as we are about supporting people experiencing mental illness to live well in the Marlborough community.

About the role | Mo tenei turanga mahi

This is a permanent part-time position working 24 hours per week on from 11.00pm – 7.30am, Thursday to Saturday.

In this role you’ll be able to support people that would need building confidence, setting up a goal or connecting with the community. On a given day you might be kept busy giving support with budgeting and independent daily living skills or attending appointments. This means that you will be able to support and guide in cleaning, cooking, gardening, or helping with everyday household tasks. Here at Lewis Street, we are a 6-Bed Residential Service. You will be joining a team of 5 that will work towards a common goal.

About you | Mōu

You’ll have a caring nature and have the ability to easily build relationships. You’ll have a positive and up beat personality and non-judgemental.

Skills & Experience | Ngā pukenga me nga wheako

You’ll also

  • Hold a full New Zealand driver’s licence
  • Hold a first aid Certificate or willing to obtain one
  • You will either hold the New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (or a recognised equivalent) or be willing to commence study towards this qualification within six months of starting with us. We offer our staff significant support to complete this study.

We're future-focused people who come to work every day with curiosity, drive and a sense of purpose. If you don’t have any prior knowledge or experience that’s ok we offer all of our staff the opportunity to become qualified, gaining a nationally recognized Level Four Certificate in Mental Health and Wellbeing.

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.

What we offer | Nga ahuatanga kei a matou

For full time employees you will be able to enjoy the following but not limited to:

  • Paid study leave
  • Extra annual leave after 12 months of employment
  • Income protection insurance
  • Discount at Specsavers for you and your family members
  • Discounted plans with Southern Cross for medical insurance
  • Special banking treatments for Westpac customers
  • Subsidies for holiday childcare and more

Ready to take a closer look at Pathways? Then apply now.

Closing date | Rā Katinga: Sunday 12th June 2022. PLEASE NOTE, this role may close early if suitable candidates are found.

Position description: https://www.wisegroup.co.nz/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/PW_Support-Worker.pdf

Contact | Whakapa: Kaylene Tahulu, Team Coach on 027 310 0798 if you have any questions.

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

**All new appointees into Pathways 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.