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Support Worker - Te Whai Oranga Comcare Trust

Support Worker (Te Whai Oranga)

To pursue wellbeing”

Come join our Team!

Do you have strong problem-solving skills and a positive approach along with a passion to help others?

We are seeking more passionate Support Workers - Te Whai Oranga to join us in Ōtepoti Dunedin.

This is an exciting time to join Comcare as we develop and deliver services in Dunedin, supporting people who need unique and tailored responses.

Comcare is an established Mental Health and Housing provider offering rich and diverse range of Mental Health Support Services, Housing and Housing Support Services.

About the role

The role of a Support Worker - Te Whai Oranga is to find positive creative solutions for people who have complex issues that create barriers for successful community living and supports them to problem solve a pathway forward to independent living.

These are full time permanent roles and planned to work through a roster pattern.

About you

Applicants for this role would ideally have sound knowledge of the Mental Health/Social Services support systems. You will also have a cultural awareness, knowledge of, and demonstrable commitment to, the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

Flexible, adaptable, and confident you will be able to make well considered decisions. You also understand the need for strong professional boundaries and a good work ethic.

It is desirable to hold the New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing - Level 4 (or a recognised equivalent) or be willing to undertake study towards this qualification with our support.

To apply for this role, you will need to currently have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa. You will also need a current NZ Drivers Licence

In return Comcare provides a supportive and positive culture that is committed to the ongoing development of its workforce.

“Ko te whakaora, he hīkoi whakāmarama. Māna anō tōna ake ara whakaora e whakarau”

“A journey of discovery where an individual leads their own unique process of moving forwards”

Applications close midday Thursday 4 July 2024.

Please note this role may close earlier if suitable candidates are found so apply today!

The Job Description and Application Form can be downloaded from Comcare's website by going to; and clicking on the relevant links.

Only job applications that also include a completed Comcare Application form will be considered so please send your cover letter and resume through Seek and then e-mail your application form to us on

If you have any questions, please contact the Recruitment Team on