Enabling Youth Worker - South Auckland
Spectrum Care
South Auckland, NZ
2d ago
  • Do you have a passion for working with youths and making differences in people's lives?
  • Want to work in a great team, passionate about supporting young people?
  • Seeking a supportive working environment, where staff are valued and remunerated well?
  • Looking for organisational commitment to professional development and ongoing training?
  • Keen to be part of something new?
  • As an Enabling Youth Worker you will be a pivotal part of a multi-disciplinary and collaborative team providing therapeutic support for young people with developmental delays, autism, brain injury or Foetal Alcohol Syndrome and behaviours of concern.

    The role will work with colleagues, family / whanau, professionals and agencies such as Oranga Tamariki to stabilise this teenage female's life, provide therapeutic supports and enhance skills and functioning.

    Who we're looking for

    We're seeking candidates who are positive, compassionate, flexible and energetic. You'll be a natural problem solver, quick thinker and people person.

    You'll use a non-judgemental attitude, a partnership-based approach and lots of positivity and understanding to support young people to stabilise and grow.

  • It's essential that you have : A full New Zealand driver's licence
  • It's desirable that you have :
  • A New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing or equivalent qualification (if you're passionate about this role though and willing to work towards a qualification, we'll support you as much as we can)
  • Experience working with youths and informed about youth culture and issues
  • The ability to work flexible hours (as the service operates 7 days a week)
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