Support Worker - Corrections Supported Living
- Looking for a career opportunity that is challenging, exciting and offers development?
- Use your knowledge and community connections to integrate people back into the community positively
- Join our Emerge team working within Corrections environments - we're serious about what we do, and helping tangata whaiora.
He kōrero mō mātou - About us
Emerge Aotearoa is a national provider of mental health, addiction, disability, offender rehabilitation, wellbeing and housing services. We believe that everyone is capable of living full and rich lives in their communities of choice. In every aspect of our work, we are committed to helping whānau be the best they can be.
He kōrero mō te tūranga - The role
This role allows you to contribute to community well-being while you work alongside tangata whaiora moving through the Corrections system. As part of a team you will create an environment which supports tangata whaiora to achieve planned goals increasing their potential to successfully re-integrate back into the community.
We provide mixed accommodation and the house is staffed 24/7 with rostered shifts, so flexibility is required. Shifts include 7am to 3.30pm, 3pm to 11.30pm and 11pm to 7.30am.
He kōrero mōu - About you
A positive attitude and willingness to share your experience and actively seek out knowledge in accommodation, well-being, community support, education and training, employment and skills for life is highly desirable. Everyday has variety but some shifts are slower so being self-motivated, energetic and having a sense of fun goes a long way in making this role your own. You'll be a people person who is comfortable working with all ages, personalities and cultures. Each new day can bring new challenges. Hand on heart, you need to say you are capable of providing structure and consistency while being compassionate, open minded and flexible.
In addition, you must have the following:
- A New Zealand driver's licence
- A mental health level 4 qualification or above (or equivalent), or experience working in the mental health/AOD addiction sector
- Effective, appropriate and engaging communication, both written and verbal, using strength-based language
- The ability to see potential in people and thrive in a challenging and ever-changing environment
- Strong professional boundaries
Ko tā mātou mahi - We offer
In addition to being key to the delivery of our service, you'll be doing so in a national organisation with opportunities for you to grow and develop. You'll join a group of people that live by our values - which means you can take pride in not just what we achieve, but HOW we achieve it. This role offers great job satisfaction - you'll be improving someone's quality of life by helping them to realise their potential.
Me pēhea te tono mai - How to apply
Click the apply button now and upload your CV and cover letter telling us about yourself!
This role will be advertised until filled so apply today.
Please note: In response to the indicated extension of the Covid-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021 as well as the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination for this role. For more information, please see: https://tinyurl.com/pmxsn5me