Part-Time Respite Support Worker

 



Looking for a job where you can make a real DIFFERENCE? 

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 on the North Shore, providing a safe, calm, nurturing and home like environment 24/7 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 couple of people to join our dynamic team as a part-time Support Worker on Friday, Saturday and Sunday afternoon/evenings to provide support to guests during the hours of 2.30pm – 11pm. You will be working alongside another team member on shift and 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 routine, listening and supporting with strategies when they are distressed or anxious, supervision/administering of medications and to respond to any challenging situations as they arise. You will also be doing practical household tasks such as preparing meals, cleaning tasks and admin jobs such as receiving referrals, liaising with clinical teams, and other support agencies when possible.

Koromiko House is often a fast-paced environment, so you need to be energetic, be practical, have a commitment to processes and procedures, and be able to show initiative.


WHO ARE WE LOOKING FOR?


This part-time position might suit a mature student or person who wants to return to work. The successful applicant will work one or two regular shifts and be asked, if available, to take on additional shifts.

The ideal applicant(s) will be a calm, caring, and conscientious person who works well with others. 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.
    • - Full NZ driver licence
  • -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 is 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 March 2020

apply now

If you think this role sounds like you download an application pack from our website: www.equip.net.nz.  Please quote reference number KHPT 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? 

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 on the North Shore, providing a safe, calm, nurturing and home like environment 24/7 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 couple of people to join our dynamic team as a part-time Support Worker on Friday, Saturday and Sunday afternoon/evenings to provide support to guests during the hours of 2.30pm – 11pm. You will be working alongside another team member on shift and 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 routine, listening and supporting with strategies when they are distressed or anxious, supervision/administering of medications and to respond to any challenging situations as they arise. You will also be doing practical household tasks such as preparing meals, cleaning tasks and admin jobs such as receiving referrals, liaising with clinical teams, and other support agencies when possible.

Koromiko House is often a fast-paced environment, so you need to be energetic, be practical, have a commitment to processes and procedures, and be able to show initiative.


WHO ARE WE LOOKING FOR?


This part-time position might suit a mature student or person who wants to return to work. The successful applicant will work one or two regular shifts and be asked, if available, to take on additional shifts.

The ideal applicant(s) will be a calm, caring, and conscientious person who works well with others. 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.
    • - Full NZ driver licence
  • -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 is 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 March 2020

apply now

If you think this role sounds like you download an application pack from our website: www.equip.net.nz.  Please quote reference number KHPT 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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