Transitional Housing Navigator
Emerge Aotearoa
Auckland, NZ
5d ago
source : Maori Pacific Jobs

Job Description

He kōrero mō mātou About us

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.

He kōrero mō te tūranga The role

Providing support from within our Emergency Housing service, this role is focused on housing and connecting whānau with the community.

You will be focused on guiding tenants through the Ministry of Social Development system, health and education services where required, to enable whānau to reconnect by using your community connections to become involved in the wider community.

Ideally you will have experience working within the mental health sector and be linked with agencies throughout the Auckland community to support whānau for the best outcome possible.

This is a fixed term position until the end of November 2022, working Monday to Friday between the hours of 8.00am and 8.

00pm. The position is based in our South Auckland office and you’ll be providing support in a motel based in central Auckland.

Duties of the role could include the following :

  • Coordinating with your colleagues in tandem to support whānau through their journey
  • Supporting whānau with their goals and daily tasks
  • Liaising and researching other appropriate organisation’s in the Central Auckland community
  • Conducting and writing assessments and support letters
  • Responding to urgent matters and ensuring safety concerns are addressed
  • Providing support at meetings
  • He kōrero mōu About you

  • It’s desirable that you’ll have a level 4 or 5 qualification in Mental Health and Addiction or Social Services
  • Be culturally responsive and non-judgemental
  • See potential in people and thrive in a challenging and ever changing environment
  • Have the ability to easily build professional relationships with people
  • Full New Zealand driver’s licence
  • Resilience, with strong personal and professional boundaries
  • A decisive and confident approach to many challenges you will face
  • Ko tā mātou mahi We offer

    You’ll be working within a national organisation with opportunities for you to grow and develop. You’ll join a group of people that live by our values which means you can take pride in not just what we achieve, but how we achieve it.

    Importantly, we advocate for your wellbeing! With three days of wellbeing leave on offer, and a new flexible working policy, you can proactively manage your health and wellbeing.

    AND finally, you’ll want to work here because we are committed to diversity and inclusion. So, you don’t have to worry about putting on a fake work persona.

    Come as you are, and just be YOU!

    Me pēhea te tono mai

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