Support Worker
Emerge Aotearoa
West Auckland, NZ
4d ago
  • Whiria te tangata - Weave the people together.
  • Mauria te pono - Believe in yourself.
  • Aroha ki te tangata, ahakoa ko wai te tangata - love people in spite of who they are.
  • Emerge Aotearoa is a social services organisation providing a range of services to whānau, including Health and Disability, Youth and Emergency Housing.

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

    The Service :

    We have a permanent, full time position available within our small and dynamic team. This service has the capacity to support five people to reach their goals and realise their potential within a home environment.

    You'll have a supportive manager who draws on the strengths of team members to create a safe, nurturing space for whānau, where they can realise their potential and reach their goals.

    The service aims to provide a safe a nurturing space where whānau feel supported to live their best life.

    The role :

  • Aid the Transition Process - walk alongside whānau as they learn to live as independently as possible within the community
  • Work Closely with Clinicians - You'll work closely alongside the clinical team to ensure rangatahi are kept safe and well
  • Be Challenged - In this role you'll experience challenges, a calm and patient approach to behavioural challenges you may face is essential
  • Reach goals - Set goal plans and walk alongside whānau to achieve their goals
  • Support - support rangatahi to connect, maintain and build healthy relationships with their own whānau, iwi and community
  • Ensure key documentation and handovers are accurately recorded
  • Encourage rangatahi to participate in learning daily living skills
  • Be the health and safety representative, ensuring safety in the workplace
  • This is a permanent 40 hours per week role that is rostered shifts Monday - Sunday 24 / 7 on a rotating roster.

    We offer :

  • No two days will ever be the same, in this challenging, yet rewarding role
  • A supportive Manager, and a team who celebrates success, however little or large they may be
  • Learning, development and training opportunities
  • Fun events and activities with the team and whānau
  • Culturally diverse, national organisation with so much to offer
  • Great job satisfaction, you'll be helping to improve someone's potential and to reach their goals.
  • You'll need :

  • Ideally have a Level 4 Mental Health Certificate or Level 4 Health and Wellbeing Qualification (or equivalent)
  • Experience in the dual disability sector
  • Experience with personal cares
  • Must have a full New Zealand driver's licence
  • Good time management and organisational skills
  • Be culturally responsive and non-judgemental
  • See potential in people and thrive in a challenging and ever changing environment
  • Have strong professional boundaries
  • Have the ability to easily build professional relationships with people.
  • Excellent computer skills and be competent with administration / filing.
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