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Mahi Tahi Trust

Kaupapa Māori Integrated Health Services

We are a Kaupapa Maori mental health and addictions provider who is committed to helping individuals and whanau toward wellness through the delivery of Integrated Tikanga Māori services.

Our Commitment is to improve the well-being of people

We believe in people together nurturing wellness

Located in the heart of Manukau we are closely located to public transport and amenities including cafes, retail outlets and two of Auckland’s finest institutes of technology.

Top reasons for working for us;

  •       A Unique Work Culture – Working together to convert passion into action
  •       The challenge of meaningful work that makes a sustainable Impact on people’s lives
  •       Great Benefits including 7 days sick leave, Life Insurance and Revitalization Days
  •       Work-Life Balance - - We are a Whanau friendly workplace
  •       Opportunities for on-the-job training.

We are looking forCommunity Support Workers to join our Adult and Youth Service Teams.  

Community Support Workers support participants in their recovery journey, building independence and providing holistic support across a range of domains.  

The role of Community Support Worker is to provide whaiora with increased opportunities, support to access services, to develop or redevelop skills, build confidence and reconnect with their community. 

Characteristics

  •       An engaging and positive personality
  •       An ability to listen
  •       Friendly and approachable manners
  •       Treats people with respect
  •       Positive role model

Experience

  •       Skills and experience to liaise, collaborate, facilitate and develop linkages with government, relevant community and clinical services, health and other professionals in relation to participant needs.
  •       Experience in writing succinct case notes, follow up and documentation while using a Client Information Management System and other reporting platforms
  •       Case management experiences with the ability to coordinate services working within a case management or care coordination framework

Key Selection Criteria

  •       Certificate in or willingness to work towards a certificate in Mental Health and Support/Addictions Support or Health and Wellbeing.
  •       Demonstrated experience of working with and understanding of mental illness
  •       Demonstrated understanding of and belief in individual and whanau strength based, recovery orientated models of service
  •       Proven ability to work effectively in a team environment
  •       A current full driver’s license
  •       Highly developed communication and interpersonal skills strongly focused on creating rapport with participants and their whanau.
  •       A commitment to the philosophy of Mahitahi Trust and a willingness to work according to the Mission, Vision and Values of Mahitahi Trust.

Selection Process Requirements

  •       Police Check
  •       Working with Vulnerable Children check
  •       Two verbal reference checks – one must be from your most recent employer

The successful applicant will be a fun, caring, compassionate person with a great sense of responsibility and a commitment to providing the highest quality of care.

How to Apply

Applicants for this position MUST have New Zealand Permanent Visa or Citizenship

Please email your Resume to vacancies@mahitahi.co.nz

Once received an Application pack including a Position Description will be emailed to you.

A full application comprises of a completed Application for Employment form AND current Resume.

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