Looking for a job where you can make a real difference?
Do you have some flexibility for a casual role?
Are you looking for an opportunity to get experience working in the mental health sector?
Koromiko House is a leading mental health respite service on the North Shore, providing a safe, calm, and nurturing home environment for up to seven guests 24/7. Guests stay with us on average between 4 – 10 days.
About the role
We are looking for someone to join our dynamic team as a casual Support Worker to provide support to guests available on all shifts including nights and weekends.
This role is varied and unique as you will be responding to the needs of the guests staying. You will need to have a holistic focus and the people skills to support people in their recovery by encouraging good routine, listening and supporting with strategies when they are distressed or anxious, supervision/administering of medications and to respond to any challenging situations as they arise.
You will also be doing practical household tasks such as preparing meals, cleaning tasks and admin jobs such as receiving referrals, liaising with clinical teams, and other support agencies when possible. The successful applicant will be available to work days, nights and/or weekends.
Skills and Experience
- Level 4 Certificate in Health and Wellbeing
- Strong written and verbal communication skills
- A clean full NZ drivers licence
- NZ resident or a valid NZ work visa
- Ability to build rapport and empathise with people from diverse backgrounds
- Calm and caring with a holistic approach
Who we are
Koromiko House is part of Equip, we are an independent mental health Not for Profit organisation associated with Windsor Park Baptist Church. We are supportive of our team and proud to offer career development opportunities as well as ongoing training and development. Our team feels valued, supported, and appreciated which enables us to bring about positive change in the lives of others living in our community.
If you’re interested in being part of a team that cares for people and brings about positive change click “Apply for this job” to submit your application.