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Support Worker

  • Join our Residential and Recovery Service based in Christchurch
  • Friday – Saturday 3pm – 11.30pm
  • Increased KiwiSaver + Healthnow card + extra annual leave + 2 wellbeing days

About us | Mō mātou

As a leading mental health and addiction service in Aotearoa, we empower individuals to live full lives in their communities. Prioritising mental health while aiming for overall well-being, we foster strong whānau connections. Our commitment to personalised support is reflected in our 'whatever it takes' wairua and spirit.

The Benefits | Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou

  • Increased KiwiSaver employer contribution
  • Fifth week of annual leave
  • 2 paid wellbeing days per year
  • HealthNow Payment Card - $250 per year to support Health and Wellbeing for you and your whanau
  • Perk & Perk Plus discount app

About the role | Mō tēnei tūranga mahi

We have a position available on our Residential and Recovery Service, based in the Christchurch.

Hours or work are:

16 hours weekly – Friday – Saturday 3pm – 11.30pm

Responsibilities include:

  • Advocate and support people to be well and thrive.
  • Connect them with resources that support them in living well and assist them in building resilience.
  • Help people connect with their communities, building the relationships that matter most.
  • Foster positive change for a more positive life.
  • Provide medication support for our people.
  • Provide support with household management.
  • Managing a caseload and all reporting requirements.

You | Mōu

  • You must have previous experience working in a community environment and mental health and addictions sector.
  • You must hold the Level 4 New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (NZCHW) or a recognised equivalent.
  • You must hold a NZ full driver’s licence.
  • Hold a current first aid certificate or be willing to obtain one within 2 months of starting.
  • You must have excellent time management and record keeping skills.
  • Have knowledge of, and demonstrable commitment to, the principles of the Te Tiriti o Waitangi

Closing Date: 9 June 2024. Please note, this role may close earlier if a suitable candidate is found.

Position Description:

Contact: Byron Vili, Team Coach on 027 266 0415 if you have any further questions.

For further information, visit our website

Pathways is committed to healthy lifestyles and actively supports a smoke free environment. We encourage people with lived experience of mental illness & addictions to apply.