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.