- Permanent Full-time role, Based in Brooklyn Respite Wellington.
- Enjoy extra annual leave + subsidies for school holiday programmes + more
- Grow your career and expand your learning by joining a progressive organisation
Be part of team that makes a difference while supporting someone experiencing a crisis.
About Pathways | Mō mātou
Transforming mental health and addictions through fostering strong, compassionate, self-supporting communities.
The Benefits | Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou
- Extra annual leave after 12 months of employment
- Subsidies for school holiday childcare
- Ongoing training and support in your role and career
- Subsides for school holiday programme
- Discount at Specsavers for you and your family members
- Discounted plans with Southern Cross for medical insurance
- Special banking treatments for Westpac customers
- Be part of a supportive team where work life balance is encouraged
- Give back to the community
The Role | Mō tēnei tūranga mahi
We are looking for someone to join our Wellington Pathways' Brooklyn Respite team. You will be working in a double staffed crisis respite setting where you will be supporting up to six people at one time.
Mental health respite offers short-term support, usually 2-5 days for people experiencing mental distress as an alternative to inpatient admission. The goal of the service is to provide a welcoming recovery-focused space where people can be supported by staff to rest and restore within a home-like environment.
- Being available to engage and have good listening skills as our people work to regain independence and recovery
- Medication support and liaising with stakeholders
- Have ability to produce comprehensive note taking and handovers
- Enjoy baking and cooking healthy inviting meals
Week One: Sunday to Thursday 7am-3.30pm
Week Two: Sunday to Thursday 2.30pm-11pm
You will be reporting to the Team Coach and joining our Pathways Wellington Respite Service teams - all with a common purpose to support people experiencing mental illness.
You | Mōu
We are interested to hear from people who have a caring nature and work in a recovery focused way.
- You must hold a full current driver's licence
- Hold a first aid certificate or be willing to obtain one
- Do you hold the NZ Certificate in Health and Wellbeing or a recognised equivalent? If not Pathways will provide free on the job training towards this qualification.
- You will have good verbal and written communication skills
- You are reliable and have good time management skills
- You will have impeccable attention to detail
Position Description: https://www.wisegroup.co.nz/wp-content/uploads/2022/07/PW-Support-Worker.pdf
To see what a day in the life of a Respite Support Worker: //www.wisegroup.co.nz/wp-content/uploads/2022/07/Day-in-the-life-PDF.pdf
Applications close | Rā Katinga: 9th October 2022. Please note, this job may close earlier if a suitable candidate is found.
Contact | Korero: Karen Hardgood, Team Coach on 027 255 0021 if you have any further questions.
For further information, visit our website www.pathways.co.nz
Pathways is committed to healthy lifestyles and actively supports a smoke free environment. We encourage people with experience of mental illness to apply.
The Covid-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021 requires staff working in health-related services to be fully vaccinated (this includes any subsequent boosters). As a provider we are responsible for ensuring all of our employees are vaccinated and boosted as per the mandate and employees are responsible for ensuring we have access to this information
All new appointees into Pathways require background checking. Under the requirements of the Children's Act 2014, new employees that are identified as coming under this act are required to undergo further safety checks as part of the recruitment process.
|Location:||North Island - Wellington - Wellington Central|
|Job type:||Permanent Full time|
|Expertise:||Clinical - Community / Public Health - Clinical Support Workers|
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