Community Support Worker (Older Adults Service)




looking for a job where you can make a real difference?

If you enjoy working with people, helping them regain the skills and confidence to lead a meaningful life, and you're practical as well as empathetic, you could be a Community Support Worker (CSW) for Equip, one of Auckland's leading Mental Health organisations.


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 supportive, inclusive culture and our success is making a positive difference in the lives of others

ABOUT THE ROLE:

A CSW works in partnership with the other person on recovery goals leading to a satisfying life. You’ll work autonomously with service users living in the community in the Central Auckland and North Shore, and also in partnership with the clinical teams and with the clinical teams and Family/Whānau. The work entails helping service users reach self-directed goals and maximise strengths.

This position is for 32 hours per week mostly Monday to Friday with some flexibility required to meet the needs of the service users.

You’ll receive a thorough induction and on-going training. Equip will support you to commence relevant training (Level 4 Certificate in Mental Health and Well-being), or you will have completed this already. Higher skills and qualifications in the field of diversional therapy and dementia would be an additional advantage


WHAT WILL I NEED?

  • A genuine passion to work with people, being a good listener and communicator
  • Be computer literate
  • Be a NZ resident or have a valid NZ work visa
  • Full NZ driver licence
  • Be a team player who is self motivated and can work autonomously
MORE INFORMATION
Job Description
Equip's Core Values

APPLICATIONS CLOSE

4pm Monday 20th January 2020.


apply now

If you have the skills we seek, plus a can do attitude and want to belong to a supportive and engaging team making a real difference in our community, we would love to hear from you!  Please quote reference number OA 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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looking for a job where you can make a real difference?

If you enjoy working with people, helping them regain the skills and confidence to lead a meaningful life, and you're practical as well as empathetic, you could be a Community Support Worker (CSW) for Equip, one of Auckland's leading Mental Health organisations.


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 supportive, inclusive culture and our success is making a positive difference in the lives of others

ABOUT THE ROLE:

A CSW works in partnership with the other person on recovery goals leading to a satisfying life. You’ll work autonomously with service users living in the community in the Central Auckland and North Shore, and also in partnership with the clinical teams and with the clinical teams and Family/Whānau. The work entails helping service users reach self-directed goals and maximise strengths.

This position is for 32 hours per week mostly Monday to Friday with some flexibility required to meet the needs of the service users.

You’ll receive a thorough induction and on-going training. Equip will support you to commence relevant training (Level 4 Certificate in Mental Health and Well-being), or you will have completed this already. Higher skills and qualifications in the field of diversional therapy and dementia would be an additional advantage


WHAT WILL I NEED?

  • A genuine passion to work with people, being a good listener and communicator
  • Be computer literate
  • Be a NZ resident or have a valid NZ work visa
  • Full NZ driver licence
  • Be a team player who is self motivated and can work autonomously
MORE INFORMATION
Job Description
Equip's Core Values

APPLICATIONS CLOSE

4pm Monday 20th January 2020.


apply now

If you have the skills we seek, plus a can do attitude and want to belong to a supportive and engaging team making a real difference in our community, we would love to hear from you!  Please quote reference number OA 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



This is a full time position, helping service users reach self-directed goals and maximise strengths.