27 Mar 2020

Full-Time Employment & Training – Community Support Facilitator

Progress to Health Waikato

Job Description

Small steps can make a world of difference!

Progress to Health’s ultimate aim is to create communities without barriers by being flexible, inclusive, responsive and passionate with the services we offer.

Do you care about recovery-focussed mental health support for people? Then you might just be one of the people we are looking for.

Do the following make sense to you?
• Creating a level playing field
• Being relationship based
• Using the ‘lightest touch’
• Contributing to community strengthening/manaakitanga
• Being person driven/tino rangatiratanga
• Everyday lives in everyday places for everyone

The Right Person for This Role:
• Have proven experience with working in the mental health support sector.
• Can develop trusting and productive relationships with people using the service
• Take a non-judgmental approach
• Proactively link people to opportunities which support them to work towards and achieve their personal aspirations
• Have experience in helping people access training and/or finding employment.

If this is you, then you:
• Can demonstrate an understanding of mental health issues, stigma, discrimination and how they impact on a person’s quality of life.
• Have a positive attitude and respect toward all people.
• Understand the three principles of Te Tiriti O Waitangi
• Are computer literate (Office 365 and a client management system)
• Have a current driver’s license and first aid certificate
• Have Level 4, NZ Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Mental Health and Addictions) or equivalent and/or proven track record and willing to study.

By joining our team, you will find yourself working with people to ensure they have real choices, can plan their own futures with tailored tools and have the skills to navigate their own road maps to create brighter futures for themselves, their whanau and their communities.

Ideally, we’re looking for someone who reflects our values. Your ability to maintain confidentiality, discretion and make sound judgement calls will be a given.

We will provide you with a supportive, fully resourced yet flexible working environment filled with the passionate people, we proudly call our team.

How to Apply

If you have the relevant experience, a flexible approach, thrive on the responsibility of a self-managed role, have high performance standards and a great sense of humour, please e-mail us ([email protected]), in the first instance, your CV and a covering letter detailing why you are made for this role by Friday 10th April 2020[1].

For more information on the role phone Patty on 027 685 3565.

Or to simply find out about what makes Progress to Health such a great place to work log on to www.progresstohealth.org,nz.

[1] All new appointees into Progress to Health 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.

Job Categories: Disability Support. Job Types: Full-Time.
Closes April 10, 2020

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