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Support Worker

  • Full-time position, working Monday – Friday
  • Based in 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!

Summary

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

We’re looking for a Support worker to join our team. You will ensure the efficient and effective use of resources for the team while fostering innovation and improvement in order to ensure our service offering is the best it can be.

This is a full-time role working Monday - Friday, 8am – 4:30pm, in Manukau Auckland.

You’ll be reporting to the Team Coach and joining our Auckland team, supporting people with experience of mental health to live well in the community, provide support to people to achieve their goals towards independence. You will provide regular coaching and be focused on inspiring every member of your team to exceed their personal best in everything they do.

Pathways

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

You

We are interested to hear from people who have a caring nature and work in a recovery focused way, you will have impeccable attention to detail, good people skills, common sense and the ability to work with diverse groups of individuals. You might already have experience and qualifications in other areas, we will utilize them all. You may be someone who practices a whanau centered approach, that includes physical, emotional and spiritual dimensions and is based on whakapapa, whanau, whanaungatanga to strengthen and support healthy life choices. You will have the ability to advocate people’s needs and right to make decisions about all aspects of their lives, within a clinical, community and whanau environment.

  • You must hold a current full driver’s 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 are currently studying towards this qualification or a recognised equivalent?
  • You will have good computer and administration skills
  • Experience with medication support

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, subsidies for school holiday childcare 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: 17th January 2022. Please note, due to the Christmas period our communication may be limited, and we will endeavor to respond to your application after 11 January 2022.

Position Description: To view a full position description, please copy and paste the following link into your browser - https://www.wisegroup.co.nz/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/PW_Support-Worker.pdf

Contact: Kimiora Barrett, Team Coach, kimiora.barrett@pathways.co.nz if you have any further questions

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

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.