Older Adults Community Support Worker in Counties Manukau

 



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 for Equip, one of Auckland’s leading Mental Health organisations. 

WHO IS EQUIP? 

We’re an independent organisation associated with Windsor Park Baptist Church and have a strong Christian ethos. With a staff of around 80, 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. Look at our website to see if you can identify with our values.

about the role

A CSW works in partnership with the other person on goals leading to a satisfying and meaningful life. You’ll also work closely with family and other health professionals involved in their care. 


The Equip head office is on the North Shore, but this position is based with the Equip team in Manukau City office. This position is for 40 hours per week mostly Monday to Friday. You’ll work autonomously with older adults with mental health issues, living in the wider Counties Manukau area. 


You’ll receive a thorough induction and on-going training. Equip will support you to commence relevant training (Level 4 Certificate in Health and Well-being), or you will have completed this already. Higher level relevant qualifications negate this need. Having advanced skills, experience and qualifications in the field of dementia and age related sectors 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
    To check if your qualification has been assessed as Level 4 Equivalent already please visit this website:
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!


applications close

4pm Monday 14 October 2019


applications require:

Completed Equip Job Application Form (download an Application Form.) Please quote the reference number OACM on the application.

Separate Curriculum Vitae
Cover Letter 
Copy of Driver Licence (front & back) 
Current Working Visa (if applicable) 
Completed Police Vetting Request 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 for Equip, one of Auckland’s leading Mental Health organisations. 

WHO IS EQUIP? 

We’re an independent organisation associated with Windsor Park Baptist Church and have a strong Christian ethos. With a staff of around 80, 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. Look at our website to see if you can identify with our values.

about the role

A CSW works in partnership with the other person on goals leading to a satisfying and meaningful life. You’ll also work closely with family and other health professionals involved in their care. 


The Equip head office is on the North Shore, but this position is based with the Equip team in Manukau City office. This position is for 40 hours per week mostly Monday to Friday. You’ll work autonomously with older adults with mental health issues, living in the wider Counties Manukau area. 


You’ll receive a thorough induction and on-going training. Equip will support you to commence relevant training (Level 4 Certificate in Health and Well-being), or you will have completed this already. Higher level relevant qualifications negate this need. Having advanced skills, experience and qualifications in the field of dementia and age related sectors 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
    To check if your qualification has been assessed as Level 4 Equivalent already please visit this website:
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!


applications close

4pm Monday 14 October 2019


applications require:

Completed Equip Job Application Form (download an Application Form.) Please quote the reference number OACM on the application.

Separate Curriculum Vitae
Cover Letter 
Copy of Driver Licence (front & back) 
Current Working Visa (if applicable) 
Completed Police Vetting Request 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




Working in this field will appeal to you if you are a people person and want to make a positive difference in the lives of others.