RIDSAS Mental Health Support Workers
IHC New Zealand
Horowhenua, New Zealand
4d ago

IHC is one of New Zealand's best loved and supported organisations. IHC advocates for the rights, inclusion and welfare of all people with intellectual disabilities.

It's an exciting time to join IHC and this exciting role presents a great opportunity to take ownership, be a team player, bring your thinking in the areas of health and disability to support the effective delivery of a safe and high-quality service.

We are looking for Mental Health Support Workers for our Regional Intellectual Disability Supported Accommodation Service (RIDSAS) across Wellington (Kapiti, Porirua).

We are contracted by the Ministry of Health to provide rehabilitation services for people with high and complex needs, who may have had contact with the justice system.

You will :

  • have both the experience and skills in safely supporting the rehabilitation of people with high and complex needs
  • confident and experienced in managing risk, maintain safety and meet the legal requirements specified by the Court
  • support clients to strengthen their capacity to be safe and a valued member of their family, whanau and the community
  • support people to live a healthy lifestyle
  • be able to work with a diverse range of people
  • assist people to develop and maintain community relationships and networks
  • be willing to develop new skills and gain National Certificate in Health and Wellbeing qualifications
  • be able to work a schedule that works across all 7 days of the week (including evenings, weekends and sleepovers)
  • What's on offer?

  • Pay rates from $20.50 to $25.50
  • We will invest in your learning and development and help you achieve
  • Generous long-service leave entitlements and Insurance benefits
  • Attractive discounts and exclusive eyecare through a leading optometrist
  • Special deals through a leading technology and appliances retailers
  • A collaborative and inclusive culture with flexible and agile work practices that focus on our people's wellbeing
  • IHC is committed to building a strong and diverse workforce and actively seek a diverse applicant pool. To be eligible, you must have the legal right to work in New Zealand, have a full NZ drivers licence and be able to obtain a police vetting clearance.

    Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

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