Grow your career, be challenged and realise the potential in you and others around you.
At Emerge Aotearoa everyone is whānau; Whānau is often translated as 'family', but its meaning is more complex. It includes physical, emotional and spiritual dimensions and is based on whakapapa.
Whānau can be multi-layered, flexible and dynamic just like our communities and the services we provide.
We offer multiple support services across Aotearoa such as, housing, intellectual disability dual disability, health and wellbeing, mental health support for adults and youth in the community or residentially, mental health services for people who have been in the corrections system.
The role involves supporting people with a dual disability at a 24 / 7 residential service based in Hamilton.
We are looking for individuals with a 'can do' attitude. In order to meet the requirements and demands of this role, you will need to be flexible, have the ability to cope with challenging behaviour with calmness and a good sense of humour.
You will also have a hands on, engaging approach.
For Emerge Aotearoa tangata whaiora's input is central to the decision-making process. You'll need to bring your knowledge, experience and evidence-based practice, as you'll be making a strong contribution to the planning and review of individualised support plans.
You'll be able to identify achievable goals, encourage relationships, community participation and life skills.
In this role you'll create a safe, nurturing space for people who we support and will focus on daily tasks and the identified goals while walking alongside the person as they work towards those goals.
Part time, permanent position (32 hours per week)