Casual Support Worker

Listed 9 days Ago

We are now seeking a skilled and caring casual Support Worker to join our team of employees that work at our Te Wairua (co-existing disorders) residential service based in Kamo, Whangarei. 

The ideal applicant will have:

  • Ideally a level four (or working towards) certificate qualification in an appropriate social service area
  • A willingness to embrace the Therapeutic Community (TC) model
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience or exposure to working in the AOD / mental health field
  • Commitment to the Treaty of Waitangi
  • A full driver’s license
  • Proven reliability and flexibility in regard to ongoing availability and the days you can work
  • Maturity, reliability, honesty and common sense

Please note that this is a casual role that may involve some weekend, evening and possible overnight work. All hours completed during these periods will be paid at a premium rate based on our unsocial hours allowance.  

We also offer:

  • A competitive hourly rate based on updated pay equity rates
  • Free meals and fruit
  • A dynamic and supportive team who are passionate about what they do.

More about us:

Odyssey has supported thousands of New Zealanders whose lives are affected by alcohol, drug or other addiction challenges. We wholeheartedly believe that everyone living in New Zealand should have the opportunity to live life to the fullest, to feel hopeful about their future and to have meaningful relationships with friends and whānau.

To apply, please send us your CV and a cover letter and complete the additional information questionnaire online. For all enquiries, please contact Trina Tauvela on 021578262.

Closing date:  8th July 2022

This role must be performed by a fully vaccinated worker. Proof of vaccination for COVID-19 is required before the successful candidate can comment employment in the role.

Please note that police and Ministry of Social Development clearance checks are required for this role.

Odyssey is an equal opportunity employer and a smoke free organisation. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We particularly encourage applications from Māori and Pasifika candidates. 


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