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Support Worker - Thames

  • Perm, part-time + Sun and Mon, 12pm - 8.30pm work based in Thames.
  • $250 HealthNow Card + 2 paid well-being days + Increased KiwiSaver.
  • Earn up to $29.10 per hour + Gain a qualification.

Work alongside tāngata whaiora to maintain physical, emotional & spiritual wellness. Assist them with tools and strategies to make the changes wanted.

About Pathways | Mō mātou

As a leading mental health and addiction service in Aotearoa, we empower individuals to live full lives in their communities. Prioritising mental health while aiming for overall well-being, we foster strong whānau connections. Our commitment to personalised support is reflected in our 'whatever it takes' wairua and spirit.

The Benefits | Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou

  • Increased Employer Kiwisaver contribution
  • Fifth week of Annual Leave (after 12 months employment)
  • Paid Wellbeing Days (2 days a year)
  • HealthNow Payment Card - $250 per year to support Health and Wellbeing for you and your whānanu
  • Perk & Perk Plus discount app

The Role | Mō tēnei tūranga mahi

In this role you will:

  • Be busy supporting people with budgeting and independent daily living skills.
  • Attending appointments and advocating for people.
  • Might be assisting people to connect with their communities.
  • Be prepared to do whatever it takes for the people we support - cleaning, cooking, gardening, personal care or helping with everyday tasks.

You | Mōu

  • You must hold a current full New Zealand driver’s licence.
  • You must hold a current first aid certificate or be willing to obtain one.
  • Applicants must hold the Level 4 New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (NZCHW) or a recognised equivalent.Alternatively, you will be willing to commence study towards this within six months of starting your employment with Pathways. This needs to be completed within two years of commencement. Pathways offers significant support for support workers to complete this study.
  • Able to be flexible and available for varying shifts.
  • Both de-escalation skills and relationship building skills.

Closing Date | Rā Katinga: 1 August 2024. Please note, this job may close early if a suitable candidate is found

Position Description: Please copy and paste the following link to your browser: https://www.wisegroup.co.nz/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/PW-Support-Worker.pdf

Contact | Whakapā: Andy McInnes, Team Coach on 027 590 8125 for any queries.

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

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