Support Worker

  • Company:
    Wise Group
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    2 hours ago
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Permanent Part-time role based in BlenheimUnique opportunity to join a highly regarded national mental health providerThis is an essential workerrole with a potential to build your experienceAre you the Support Worker we are looking for? Someone who is passionate about helping people on their recovery journeys? If so, then keep reading.SummaryHi! We’re Pathways, and we’ve been delivering community-based mental health and wellbeing services in the Marlborough region, with a base in Blenheim since 1 February 2020. As a Support Worker you might be kept busy supporting people with budgeting and independent daily living skills or attending appointments and advocating for people. You might be assisting people to connect with their communities. You will need to be prepared to support our people to do whatever it takes – cleaning, cooking, gardening, or helping with everyday household tasks. The roleWe’re looking for a caring support worker to work in our Residential service in Blenheim. This is a permanent part-time role, working 2 days per week Friday, and Saturday, 3pm to 11:30pm.About youYou’ll have a caring nature and the ability to work with people from a person-centered approach. You’ll always work in a recovery focused way and have impeccable attention to detail. The Wise Group are passionate supporters of ourcommunities and vulnerable populations. We place a high value on the safety andwellbeing of our staff and the people we support. We endorse the Ministry ofHealth recommendation for vaccinations to protect us all against COVID-19. Itis therefore our expectation that all new Wise Group employees are vaccinated.You also:Must hold a current full New Zealand driver’s licenceHold a current first aid certificate or are you willing to obtain oneYou’ll hold the New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing Level 4 (NZCHW) or a recognised equivalent or be working towards this qualification.About usAt Pathways we’re passionate about supporting people with experience of mental illness or addictions – we’ve been dedicated to it for 30 years. We provide community-based mental health, addiction and wellbeing services throughout New Zealand, supporting around 6000 adults and young people in communities all through New Zealand each year to live well in the communities of their choice.The BenefitsIn this role, you’ll attract the new pay rates introduced as part of the pay equity settlement and have a great team around you every day working in an organisation that believes in its purpose. Our permanent staff will look forward to flexible work arrangements, extra leave, income protection insurance and subsidies for school holiday childcare Be part of a supportive work environment where life balance is encouraged, people are valued and new solutions are the norm!Ready to take a closer look at Pathways? Then apply now.Closing Date: Thursday 7th October 2021. Please note, this advert may close sooner if a suitable candidate is found.