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Support Worker

  • Full-time, fixed term employment available based Thames, Hauraki
  • Day shift available
  • Join us and bring your personality, commitment, compassion and great ideas!

Support people in the mental health sector with daily living skills and connecting with their communities. Be prepared to ‘do whatever it takes’.


Are you the Support Worker we are looking for? Someone who is passionate about supporting people on their recovery journeys? If so, then keep reading.

We have a full-time position position with a fixed term ending on 22 January 2022, available in our Mobile Support Team in Hauraki, 40 Hours per week: Monday - Friday – 8.30am- 5.00pm with every 6th weekend work with Friday and Monday off.

As a Mobile Support Worker, you will work as part of a team, visiting people in their homes. You might be kept busy supporting people with budgeting and independent daily living skills, liaising with DHB clinicians or advocating for people. You might be assisting people to connect with their communities. You’ll need to be prepared to do whatever it takes to support our people- cleaning, cooking, gardening, or helping out with everyday household tasks.


Transforming mental health and addictions through fostering strong, compassionate, self-supporting communities.

The Team

You’ll be reporting to the Team Coach and working with a team of Support Workers and a Registered Health Professional- all with a common purpose to support people experiencing mental illness. This is a mobile service supporting people living in their own homes. We have a friendly, supportive and fast paced team environment, where a good sense of humor and teamwork skills are essential.


We are interested to hear from people who you have a caring nature, work in a recovery focused way, are able to provide medication support and have impeccable attention to detail then we would love to hear from you.

  • You must hold a current full driver’s licence
  • Do you hold a current first aid certificate or are you willing to obtain one
  • Applicants must hold the New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing Level 4 (NZCHW) or a recognised equivalent.
  • You’re a good communicator - the sort of positive person who loves working with people

The Benefits

In this role, you can look forward to extra leave, subsidies for school holiday childcare and a great team around you every day working in an organisation that believes in its’ purpose. Pathways has a strong Being Well focus.

Be part of a supportive work environment where life balance is encouraged, people are valued, and new solutions are the norm!

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

Position description:

Closing Date: Thursday 5th August 2021. Please note, this advert may close sooner if a suitable candidate is found prior to the closing date.

Contact: Jo Collis, Team Coach, 027 225 2241

For further information, visit our website

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

**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.