Youth Worker
Wise Group
Manukau, New Zealand
2d ago
  • Full-time role available, working Friday to Monday in Manukau.
  • Are you motivated and energised to support young people?
  • Supporting taiohi me nga whānau to build confidence, resilience and wellbeing.
  • Want to work with an awesome bunch ofpeople? Join our team and be part of anenergising, positive, youth-focused crew.

    Real Mō mātou

    We provide health and wellbeing services in the community to people agedbetween 14 and 22. We believe in the importance of community, connection andrelationships and in the ability of young people to shape their own futures.

    Find out more about Real at www.real.org.nz

    The Benefits Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou

  • An extra week of annual leave after 12 months of employment
  • Ongoing trainings and supports in your role and career
  • Subsidy for school holiday programme
  • Flexible work arrangementsBe part of a supportive team where work life balance is encouraged
  • The role Mō tēnei tūranga mahi

    We’re looking for a savvy and energised youth worker to join our growingservice. If you are passionate about supporting young people to buildconfidence, resilience and wellbeing, and would like to work with a great team,we want to hear from you.

    This is a full-timerole, working 32 hours a week. Friday to Monday - 11 : 30pmto 7 : 30am

    About You Mōu :

    You’ll be reporting to the Team Coach and working in a team of youthworkers. This is a youth respite retreatavailable on an as-needed basis.

    Youngpeople will stay in our home-like retreat for short periods while they aresupported by trained youth mental health and addiction workers.

    You will have :

  • A National Certificate in Mental Health and Addiction Support Work (Level4) or National Certificate in Youth Work.
  • An understanding of trauma-informed care and working with young people.
  • A full driver’s licence.
  • An understanding of Information Technology Microsoft Office preferred.
  • A current New Zealand first aid certificate or be prepared to obtain one.
  • Previous experience in youth work, social work, mental health and addiction preferred.
  • You’ll enjoy being part of the team and be excellent in building relationships
  • You’ll be flexible and have positive approach when dealing with challenging behaviours
  • Knowledge of, and demonstrable commitment to, the principles of the Te Tiriti o Waitangi
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