Assessment Professional

Listed 9 days Ago
Auckland City Mission Logo updated May 2022
Non-profit - Social Services

 Assessment Professional - Food Security Service 

The role

The purpose of this position is to manage enquiries from people requesting to access our emergency food and goods services. You will assist and assess clients’ needs, connecting them to emergency food, goods and as appropriate advocating for and referring to internal and external support agencies, health services, and other social services. 

Your key responsibilities are: 

  • Engage with Clients effectively at initial contact and subsequently
  • Carry out a robust assessment of each client's  particular needs
  • Plan and manage interventions that will improve client well-being
  • Record all interventions, and produce statistical reports as required
  • Attend and participate in all team meetings and activities
  • Demonstrate a commitment to and respect for the Te Tiriti o Waitangi  and incorporate into your work
  • Develop and maintain knowledge and understanding of external community issues and how they relate to Mission services.

Our Ideal Candidate: 

  • Relevant experience and/or a qualification in Social Services, Mental Health, Community, Counselling or Family Therapy
  • Experienced working in a multicultural environment
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills
  • Be physically fit to give out food parcels
  • Can demonstrate a high standard or work, competent with computer and effectively managing administration 
  • Has the ability to relate to people from all walks of life
  • Is familiar with Social Services and their process
  • Will understand how to work with vulnerable people and the systems they may need to engage with
  • Resilient and possess a non-judgemental attitude
  • Clean drivers licence  

Why work for us:

  • We are a living wage employer
  • Our supportive team environment and ongoing training
  • You can make a difference every day changing lives in our community
  • The Auckland City Mission is a culturally diverse and inclusive workplace

 Hours of work are, Mon-Fri 8am-4:30pm, If you are interested in this role please apply now.

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