Part Time Community Support Worker (Fixed Term Contract)

Due to maternity leave, we are seeking a CSW (Older Adults Service) for an 8-month fixed term contract, starting early December 2020
Who is Equip?
Equip is a leading mental health service provider based on Auckland’s North Shore. With a team 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. We are an independent not for profit organisation associated with Windsor Park Baptist Church and have a strong Christian ethos. Our Values: • We put our faith into action • If we can say ‘yes’ we will • Our people matter
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About the Role
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. 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 North Shore and Rodney district, and in partnership with the clinical teams and Family/Whānau. The work entails helping service users reach self-directed goals and maximise strengths and facilitating group-based activities for older people in our community. Due to maternity leave, we are seeking a CSW (Older Adults Service) for an 8-month fixed term contract, starting early in December 2020. Although no previous experience is required, it will be advantage if you already have Level 4 Certificate in Health and Well-being or working towards this. The role is also suitable for those who have recently graduated with a social work, psychology, counselling or occupational therapy degree and seek to gain experience in the field of mental health. This fixed term position is for 24 hours (3 days) per week during weekdays with some flexibility required to meet the needs of the service users.
What Will I Need?

• A genuine passion to work with people, being an attentive listener and communicator
• Be computer literate
• Be a NZ resident or have a valid NZ work visa
• Be a team player who is self-motivated and can work autonomously and collaboratively
• Hold a valid full NZ driver licence

Application Process

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 upload the required completed forms on the right of this page quoting reference number OAFT on the application.

Application Requirements

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
Copy of Relevant Qualifications

Full Job Description
Applications Close
4:00pm, 07 Dec 2020

Send your completed application forms to one of the options below:

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Personal Delivery:
550 East Coast Road
Windsor Park
North Shore 0630

Postal Delivery: 
PO Box 65 385
Mairangi Bay
Auckland 0754

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