Casual Support Worker - Mobile Team
Wise Group
Hamilton, NZ
1d ago

Casual work with flexibility and variety based in Hamilton.

Shifts available across the full 24 hours, 7 days per week.

Ongoing training and support in your role and career.

We have an opportunity for casual support workers who have the passionand drive to support people experiencing mental illness or addictions.

Pathways Mō mātou

Pathways is aleading national provider of community-based mental health, addiction andwellbeing services in Aotearoa. We’re all about transforming mental health andaddictions through our Pathways (adult) and Real (youth) services.

In fact,we’ve been doing it for 30 years, supporting around 6,000 people each year.

Our mobile wellbeing support services provide regular supportto people in their home, or somewhere else in the community if they prefer.

Wesupport people with things like : identifying goals and helping them to achievethem practical daily living getting involved in the community living a healthylife finding training or a job.

Each person has different needs so we tailorthe amount and type of support to the person. Some people we see just once aweek.

We see other people who need a higher level of support every day. The addis for casual support worker, someone who is available to cover shifts whenpermanent staff is on leave

The Benefits Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou

EAP support services

Special banking treatments for Westpac customers

A great team around you every day, working in an organisation that believes in its purpose

The Role Mō tēnei tūranga mahi

Reporting to the Team Coach, our casualroles provide cover for permanent Support Workers - the hours of work are notregular and are offered when they become available. We operate 7 days a week.

If this sounds like you? Here aresome of the responsibilities required of you :

Support people connect back with their community

Support with cooking, cleaning, gardening and helping with everyday household tasks

Assisting with budgeting and independent daily living

Medication support where required

Attending appointments and advocating for the people we support

You Mōu

A current full New Zealand driver’s licence.

A current New Zealand first aid certificate or be prepared to obtain one.

Hold either the Level 4 New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (or a recognised equivalent) or be willing commence study towards this qualification within six months of starting with us.

We offer our staff significant support to complete this study.

Experience in working with young people and an understanding of trauma-informed care.

Able to be flexible and available for varying shifts.

Both de-escalation skills and relationship building skills.

Māori and Pasifika are stronglyencouraged to apply for this role. We also encourage people with livedexperience to apply.

Closing Date RāKatinga : 19 August 2022. Please note, this jobmay close sooner if a suitable candidate is found

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