Support Worker
Wise Group
New Plymouth, NZ
2h ago

Full-time, Permanent role in Taranaki; Friday - Monday

Enjoy extra annual leave, flexible working hours, school holiday programmes

Use your lived experience to support our Housing and Recovery service

We are looking forsomeone with a good understanding and commitment to the principles ofrecovery. A real people-person’ who canengage with anyone!

Pathways Mōmātou

At Pathways, we provide community-based mental health and well-beingservices throughout New Zealand. Whilemental health is our priority, total well-being is our goal.

We are all abouthope and respect and providing personalised support that changes as people’sneeds change.

The Benefits Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou

An extra week of annual leave after 12 months of employment

Flexible work arrangements

Income Protection Insurance

Ongoing peer support training

Subsidy for the school holiday programme

Discount at Specsavers for you and your family members

Discounted plans with Southern Cross for medical insurance

Special banking treatments for Westpac customers

About the role Mō tēnei tūranga mahi

You will be reporting to the Team Coach andwork with Registered Health Professionals and Support Workers; all with acommon purpose to support people experiencing mental illness in our busyHousing and Recovery Service.

FULL-TIMEPERMANENT position available, working Friday Monday.

Rotating AMand PM shifts : 7 : 00 AM 3 : 15 PM; 3 : 00 PM 11 : 15 PM

Responsibilities include :

Budgeting and independent daily living skills

Attending appointments and advocating for people.

Medication support

Work in a recovery-focused way

Cleaning, cooking, or helping with everyday household tasks in preparation for transition to independent living in the community.

You Mōu

Current NZ full driver’s licence

Hold a current first aid certificate or be willing to obtain one

Applicants must hold the New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (NZCHW) or a recognised equivalent. Alternatively, you will commence study towards this within six months of starting your employment with Pathways.

This needs to be completed within two years of commencement. Pathways offer significant support for support workers to complete this study.

Sound knowledge and understanding of the primary care sector

Community Navigation and Lived experience

Knowledge of, and demonstrable commitment to, the principles of the Te Tiriti o Waitangi

Applications Close : 12th September 2022. PLEASENOTE : this advert may close sooner if a suitable candidate is found prior tothe closing date.

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