Night-shift Support Worker

Based in Tāmaki Makaurau (Auckland) - Full time

He kaupapa hirahira tēnei mo tētahi tangata ngākau nui nei ki te hiki I te mana o te tangata, ā I te hapai I te ora o te tangata.  Mā te kanohi o te Ao Māori tēnei kaupapa e arahi ki tōna putanga whaihua.

He kōrero mō mātou | About Us

Kāhui Tū Kaha is a community mental health and social housing organisation under the auspices of Te Rūnanga ō Ngāti Whātua. We are a well-established and innovative provider and characterised by our diversity and commitment to health and social outcomes for everyone. We strive to uphold our organisational values of manaakitanga, rangatiratanga, and whakawhanaungatanga in all that we do. As a successful applicant, you will enjoy working within an open, culturally diverse organisation with many opportunities for further growth and development.

He kōrero mōu | About You

Due to growth, we have positions available for experienced Support Workers, who have knowledge of mental health and/or social services. You will be skilled at building and maintaining trusting relationships with clients, have a respectful, empathetic manner and be highly motivated to make a difference in the lives of our clients/tenants. Ideally, you will have knowledge of recovery perspectives and of the Strengths Model from your experience working in mental health and/or social services.

He kōrero mō te tūranga | The Role

We have opportunities for Support Workers who are open to working night-shifts, from 11.30 pm -7.30 am, on either a rotational roster or a set roster. Using the principles of client recovery and utilising community resources, you will actively work with clients to identify goals and support needs, and work towards the achievement of these. You will take a positive, proactive approach to your work and be able to work both autonomously and cohesively with team members and external parties.

What you will need to have

  • Ability to support and motivate people to achieve their goals
  • Possess a compassionate and non-judgmental attitude
  • Practical life skills and knowledge to connect people with community support resources and whānau/family/family of choice.
  • Relevant qualification (or working towards one) in Social Services and/or Mental Health and Addictions Support
  • Commitment to Te Tiriti O Waitangi and understanding of tikanga Māori

All applicants must have New Zealand Residency or citizenship, and a clean police record.

Me pēhea te tono mai | How to apply

Apply through SEEK or send your CV and cover letter to . For more information please visit, or call Shirlene on 027 700 6936.