About Us Equip | Mō mātou:
Koromiko House is part of Equip, which is an independent mental health not-for-profit organisation associated with Windsor Park Baptist Church. Our Vision is to build stronger communities by putting our faith into action. We achieve this by supporting people to grow by providing high-quality services that meet needs and exceed expectations.
We are a values-led organisation that cares about the people we work with and for. We aim to do what we can to address people’s needs and provide the momentum for them to move forward in their lives by providing high quality services that meet needs and exceed expectations.
Our team feels valued, supported and appreciated which enables us to bring about positive change in the lives of others. We promote work life balance and offer career and leadership development opportunities and support.
The Benefits | Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou
We are an organisation that lives by its values and has a supportive team culture. Some of the benefits we offer include:
Professional development: External and internal paid training, professional and leadership development programme and support towards professional registration and study placements.
Health and Wellness: Free flu vaccine, team building days and extra leave days including birthday leave and Covid-19 related leave.
Employment Assistance Programme: Regular internal and external supervision and peer lead support and supervision.
Paid meal breaks (Overnight Shifts Only)
- A night shift allowance of an additional $25 per night.
The role | Mō tēnei tūranga mahi:
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.
There are multiple roles and the hours for the roles are as follows:
- Saturday & Sunday 2:30pm- 11:00pm
- Friday and Saturday 10:30pm- 7:30am
This role is varied and unique as you will be responding to the needs of the guests staying with us. 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, and to respond to any challenging situations as they arise.
Duties include responding to the needs of our guests, administering medications, household tasks, and light administration work.
You | Mōu:
We are looking for individuals who share our values and has commitment and passion for supporting people in their communities. You will also:
- Level 4 Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Mental Health and Addictions)
- Strong written and verbal communication skills
- A clean full NZ driver 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
- Have a sound knowledge of Te Tiriti o Waitangi and be able to demonstrate bicultural concepts in practice, or willingness to learn
- If you speak Te Reo Maori it is bonus!
- An interest in Māori and Pasifika people’s customs and cultural norms
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.