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Support Worker

  • Permanent, full-time available based Thames, Hauraki.
  • Working Monday- Friday, 40 hours per week.
  • Join us and bring your personality, commitment, compassion and great ideas!


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 available in our Mobile Support Team in Hauraki, 40 Hours per week.

Monday- Friday, 8.00am- 4.30pm- with flexibility to work to 8.00pm weekdays to meet the needs of people supported.

You will also be required to work one weekend every six weeks, taking two alternative days off your weekday roster, as agreed with the manager.

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, have impeccable attention to detail and are able to provide medication support.

  • You must hold a current full driver’s licence
  • Do you hold a current first aid certificate or are you willing to obtain one
  • You must hold the New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (NZCHW) or a recognised equivalent. Alternatively, you will commence study towards this within six months of starting your employment with Pathways. This needs to be completed within two years of commencement.
  • You’re a 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: Tuesday 31 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.