Support Worker

Applications close 5 June 2019
  • Full-time position available working 32 hours per week
  • Based in our North Taranaki Respite service
  • 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.

This is a permanent Full-time, working 32 hours per week on a rotating AM/PM roster

Week one – Sunday to Monday from 7:00am- 3.00 pm

Week Two – Sunday to Monday from 3.00pm – 11.00 pm

As a Support Worker in our adult respite team, you will be kept busy supporting people with medication support, provide a listening ear for long periods at times, maintain a large home with pride, cleaning, cooking and serving healthy attractive meals, hosting clinical teams and working closely with clinical services.



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 North Taranaki respite services team, working with a team of other passionate Support Workers – all with a common purpose to support people experiencing mental illness.



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 be currently studying towards this qualification or a recognised equivalent.


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.


APPLICATIONS CLOSE 5.00pm, Wednesday 5 June 2019


To view a full position description, Click Here


Please contact Victor Verveer, Team Coach on 027 215 1814 if you have any 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 Vulnerable 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.