Support Worker
Wise Group
Brightwater, Nelson, New Zealand
7h ago
  • Part-time PM shift available in Brightwater
  • Unique opportunity to join a highly regarded national mental health provider
  • Supportive work environment, values-based organisation
  • Are you the Support Worker we are looking for? Someone who is passionate about helping people on their recovery journeys? If so, then keep reading.

    Summary

    We’re looking for a caring support worker to work in our local Residential service in Brightwater, Nelson

    As a Support Worker you might be kept busy supporting people with budgeting and independent daily living skills or attending appointments and advocating for people.

    You might be assisting people to connect with their communities. You will need to be prepared to support our people to do whatever it takes - cleaning, cooking, gardening, or helping with everyday household tasks.

    This is a permanent part-time position working 16 hours per week on the PM shift, Friday, and Saturday from 3.00pm- 11.30pm in our Nelson Residential Service based in Brightwater Nelson

    About you

    You’ll have a caring nature and the ability to work with people from a person-centered approach. You’ll always work in a recovery focused way and have impeccable attention to detail, and are able to provide medication support.

  • You must hold a current full New Zealand driver’s licence
  • Do you hold a current first aid certificate or are you willing to obtain one
  • You’ll hold the New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing Level 4 (NZCHW) or a recognised equivalent or be working towards this qualification.
  • Words we use to describe our attributes as an organisation include courageous, curious, optimistic, compassionate, joyful, tenacious, creative and connectors.

    You’ll relate whole heartedly to this list and share our people-focused values.

    About us

    At Pathways we're passionate about supporting people with experience of mental illness or addictions - we’ve been dedicated to it for 30 years.

    We provide community-based mental health, addiction and wellbeing services throughout New Zealand, supporting around 6000 adults and young people in communities all through New Zealand each year to live well in the communities of their choice.

    The Benefits

    In this role, you’ll attract the new pay rates introduced as part of the pay equity settlement and have 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 : Thursday 6 May 2021. PLEASE NOTE, this role may close early if suitable candidates are found.

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