We are looking for full-time permanent Key Workers who can join our Housing First team and share our passion in ending homelessness.
- flexible work schedule
- competitive market rate
- learning opportunities and professional development
TO APPLY and view the full position description, please follow this link:
Alternatively, you may request a private conversation with Lisa Roberts, Housing First Programme Leader, by calling 09 379 6932.
To be successful in this role, you will need to have:
- The ability to uncover and unleash the strengths of the people they are working with and walk alongside them as they determine their futures, based on their own choices, and self-determined goals
- The capacity to provide intensive, often long-term support based on these goals
- Extraordinary inter-personal skills, patience and empathy to build trusting relationships with the Housing First participants and their whānau.
The successful candidate will work with a Housing Specialist to assist people into permanent housing of their choice and provide ongoing support to participants as they establish themselves in permanent housing, and will continue to walk alongside people on their recovery journey as they build a sense of wellbeing and strong positive community connections.
Housing First is an exciting programme established by the Auckland City Mission and Lifewise which provides rapid access to housing and wrap around supports to people experiencing chronic homelessness in Auckland City Centre.