Awake Night Respite Support Worker - North Shore

 


Are you a night owl?

Do you have one or two nights a week that you are free?

Are you looking for an opportunity to get experience working in the mental health sector?

Koromiko House is a leading mental health respite service, providing a safe, calm, nurturing and home like environment for up to seven guests, who will stay with us on average for periods of between 4 to 10 days. 

We are looking for a person to join our dynamic team for the awake overnight position to provide support to guests during the hours of 10:30pm – 07:30am on Thursday to Sunday nights. You will be the sole team member on shift however there is an on call Team Leader available at all times should you need any extra support.

This role is varied and unique as you will be responding to the needs of the guests staying.  You will need to have a holistic focus and the people skills to support people in their recovery by encouraging good sleep routine, listening and supporting with strategies when they are unable to sleep or distressed, and to respond to any challenging situations as they arise. You will also be completing some basic administration and IT tasks and doing some household tasks to maintain the house cleanliness.



WHO ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

The ideal applicant(s) will be a calm, caring, and conscientious person who works well for extended times by themselves. They will need excellent listening and communication skills and a willingness and interest in supporting people with their recovery.  They will have a person centered approach and align with Equip’s values.

You will need to have or be willing to work toward the Level 4 National Certificate in Health and Wellbeing or have an equivalent qualification. 
Relevant experience in mental health, addictions, or disability work would be an advantage. 
You will need to have NZ residency or a valid NZ work permit 
You’ll receive a thorough induction and on-going training. 
Most importantly, we are looking for a team player with a can do and resilient attitude.



WHO IS EQUIP?

We are an independent mental health Not for Profit organisation associated with Windsor Park Baptist Church and have a strong Christian ethos. With a staff of around 70, we are a values led organisation who truly care about the people we work with and for. We pride ourselves on our professionalism, supportive, inclusive culture and our success in making a positive difference in the lives of others.


OUR VALUES:

We put our faith into action
If we can say ‘yes’ we will
Our people matter


    • MORE INFORMATION
Job Description
Equip's Core Values 

 

APPLICATIONS CLOSE

4pm Monday 16th September 2019


apply now

If you are looking for a job that provides you with a great team and an opportunity to have a hands-on role supporting others, download an application pack from our website: www.equip.net.nz.  Please quote reference number KOROAN on the application


applications require:

Completed Equip Job Application Form (download an Application Form. ) 
Separate Curriculum Vitae
Cover Letter 
Copy of Driver Licence (front & back)
Copy of photo ID page of passport or NZ full birth certificate
Current Working Visa (if applicable)
Police Vetting form (download here)


Send the above completed forms to:
Email to: 
office@equip.net.nz , or

Personal Delivery to: 
Equip
550 East Coast Road
Mairangi Bay
North Shore , or

Post to: 
Equip
PO Box 65 385
Mairangi Bay
Auckland 0754


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Are you a night owl?

Do you have one or two nights a week that you are free?

Are you looking for an opportunity to get experience working in the mental health sector?

Koromiko House is a leading mental health respite service, providing a safe, calm, nurturing and home like environment for up to seven guests, who will stay with us on average for periods of between 4 to 10 days. 

We are looking for a person to join our dynamic team for the awake overnight position to provide support to guests during the hours of 10:30pm – 07:30am on Thursday to Sunday nights. You will be the sole team member on shift however there is an on call Team Leader available at all times should you need any extra support.

This role is varied and unique as you will be responding to the needs of the guests staying.  You will need to have a holistic focus and the people skills to support people in their recovery by encouraging good sleep routine, listening and supporting with strategies when they are unable to sleep or distressed, and to respond to any challenging situations as they arise. You will also be completing some basic administration and IT tasks and doing some household tasks to maintain the house cleanliness.



WHO ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

The ideal applicant(s) will be a calm, caring, and conscientious person who works well for extended times by themselves. They will need excellent listening and communication skills and a willingness and interest in supporting people with their recovery.  They will have a person centered approach and align with Equip’s values.

You will need to have or be willing to work toward the Level 4 National Certificate in Health and Wellbeing or have an equivalent qualification. 
Relevant experience in mental health, addictions, or disability work would be an advantage. 
You will need to have NZ residency or a valid NZ work permit 
You’ll receive a thorough induction and on-going training. 
Most importantly, we are looking for a team player with a can do and resilient attitude.



WHO IS EQUIP?

We are an independent mental health Not for Profit organisation associated with Windsor Park Baptist Church and have a strong Christian ethos. With a staff of around 70, we are a values led organisation who truly care about the people we work with and for. We pride ourselves on our professionalism, supportive, inclusive culture and our success in making a positive difference in the lives of others.


OUR VALUES:

We put our faith into action
If we can say ‘yes’ we will
Our people matter


    • MORE INFORMATION
Job Description
Equip's Core Values 

 

APPLICATIONS CLOSE

4pm Monday 16th September 2019


apply now

If you are looking for a job that provides you with a great team and an opportunity to have a hands-on role supporting others, download an application pack from our website: www.equip.net.nz.  Please quote reference number KOROAN on the application


applications require:

Completed Equip Job Application Form (download an Application Form. ) 
Separate Curriculum Vitae
Cover Letter 
Copy of Driver Licence (front & back)
Copy of photo ID page of passport or NZ full birth certificate
Current Working Visa (if applicable)
Police Vetting form (download here)


Send the above completed forms to:
Email to: 
office@equip.net.nz , or

Personal Delivery to: 
Equip
550 East Coast Road
Mairangi Bay
North Shore , or

Post to: 
Equip
PO Box 65 385
Mairangi Bay
Auckland 0754

We are looking for people to join our dynamic team for the awake overnight position to provide support to guests during the hours of 10:30pm – 07:30am on Thursday to Sunday nights.