Casual Recovery Support Worker
Emerge Aotearoa
South Auckland, NZ
2d ago

Grow your career, be challenged and realise the potential in yourself and others around you

  • Casual opportunities located in Manurewa, South Auckland
  • Wanting to have a real impact?
  • Keen to be part of something new?
  • Join our Intensive Residential Service
  • About us :

    Emerge Aotearoa is a social services organisation providing a range of services to whānau, including Health and Disability, Youth and Transitional Housing.

    Our kaimahi all have a common goal - helping people realise their potential with the aim of supporting whānau to live their best life as independently as possible.

    About the role :

    Our service operates 24 / 7 and is contracted to provide intensive rehabilitation services to clients with a mix of mental health diagnoses and or alcohol / drugs addictions and physical health issues.

    The clients of this service are encouraged to lead their own recovery by identifying opportunities to be involved with and to contribute to the community, to work towards building community support networks, including their family / whānau and other significant people.

    All clients are supported to achieve the maximum level of independence and to lead the life they want to lead. We work to foster hope, identify strengths and develop resilience.

    We recognise that these are key components to the approach taken to support clients and their family / whānau with their recovery.

    There are two casual vacancies available in this service. Shifts for this service are rostered Monday to Sunday (including public holidays) and include shifts of 8.

    00am - 4.30pm, 4.00pm - 12.30am and 12.00pm - 8.30am (wakeover shift).

    Ideally you will have :

  • National Mental Health Certificate Level 4 (or equivalent) is desirable
  • Experience in the mental health sector is an advantage
  • Demonstrated commitment to recovery values
  • Advanced communication and interpersonal skills
  • Must have a current full New Zealand driver licence
  • Demonstrated commitment to the Treaty of Waitangi and culturally safe practice
  • Applicants must be eligible to work in New Zealand
  • What's in it for you?

  • We're serious about professional development - here at Emerge Aotearoa there is so much opportunity to develop, learn and grow, and we have our own team to help people do just that!
  • Join a great team of people who care about supporting and making a difference in the community
  • You'll be rewarded by helping people to reach their goals - in return we'll also help you to reach yours
  • Expect to be challenged, developed and excited - both personally and professionally.
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