Emerge Aotearoa is a social services organisations providing a range of services to whānau, including Health and Disability, Youth and Transitional Housing.
Our kaimahi all have a common goal - helping people realise their potential with the aim of supporting whānau to live their best life as independently as possible.
About 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.
You will have previous advocacy experience, well-established community networks and problem solving comes naturally.
The service delivery side of this role will require you to work and coordinate with your colleagues in tandem to support whānau through their journey, providing a safe environment and supporting them with their goals and daily tasks.
This role is permanent fulltime (40 hours) working Monday to Friday between the hours of 8am - 8pm.
Based in Lower Hutt, the role is covering Upper and Lower Hutt, Wellington City and surrounding areas.
We are looking for someone who is positive, flexible, vibrant, confident and passionate about working in our service.
You will enjoy working creatively, autonomously and work effectively in an interdisciplinary team being able to communicate easily with a variety of people.
You will need to think on your feet, remain calm under pressure and really encourage our clients along their journey.
You'll naturally be a problem solver, quick thinker and enjoy connecting with the community. You'll use your non-judgemental empathetic attitude and belief to encourage clients to change and grow.
What's in it for you?
To apply for this role please visit our careers site careers.emergeaotearoa.org.nz and register your details - This role will be advertised until filled.
If you are interested in joining an organisation who is passionate about making a positive difference in your community we would love to hear from you. Apply today.
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