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Support worker

  • Full-time role available, working Friday – Monday
  • Based in Flat Bush, Auckland
  • Join us and bring your personality, commitment, compassion and great ideas!

We’re looking for someone with a good understanding and commitment to the principles of recovery. A real ‘people person’ who can engage with anyone!


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 role available based in our Pathways Flat Bush Respite team, you will be working Friday - Monday, weekly rotational AM/PM shifts.

Week 1: Friday – Monday, 7.00am – 3:30pm

Week 2: Friday – Monday, 3.00pm – 11:30pm

As a support worker your role will be supporting people towards independent living and with their medication. You might be supporting them to access the resources they need to live well and assist them towards building resilience into their lives. You will be assisting people to connect with their communities and building relationships that matter most, and you’ll need to be prepared to do whatever it takes to make the biggest difference.


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

The Team

You’ll be reporting to the Team Coach and joining our Pathways Flat Bush Respite team, working in a team of Support Workers – all with a common purpose to support people experiencing mental distress.


We are interested to hear from people who have a caring nature and work in a recovery focused way, you will be able to provide medication support for our people and have impeccable attention to detail.

  • You must hold a current full drivers licence
  • Hold a current first aid certificate or be willing to obtain one
  • Applicants must hold the New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (NZCHW) or a recognised equivalent, or currently working towards it.
  • Preferred experience in mental health and/or crisis respite setting

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.

The Benefits

In this role, you can look forward to extra leave and a great team around you every day working in an organisation that believes in its’ purpose. 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.

Closing Date: 18th November 2021. Please note, we will be shortlisting as we go, this job may close early if a suitable candidate is found.

Position Description: You can find a full position description on the Wise Group website.

Contact: Komal Reddy, Team Coach, 0272558537 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 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.