Community Mental Health Support Worker

Listed 2 days Ago
Walsh Trust

We have a permanent role for a qualified mental health support worker to help people achieving positive goals in their lives, using the Strengths model and Recovery approach. You will use your excellent relationship skills, resilience and flexibility to provide community-based support to people across West Auckland. 

If you want to make a difference in people’s lives and work for a well-established and respected award-winning provider of mental health services based in West Auckland, please contact us. This is a permanent full-time role working 40 hours per week Monday to Friday 8:30am to 5pm. 

Skills & Experience

We would welcome applications from people who have:  

  • The New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Level 4) or equivalent qualification
  • Experience working within the mental health field and an understanding and appreciation of Strengths and Recovery-Based practice
  • A proven ability to work effectively with people from various cultures, especially Maori and Pasifika
  • Excellent communication, relationship and advocacy skills 
  • The ability to work innovatively and proactively to achieve service goals 
  • A positive, responsible, and professional attitude 
  • Good organisational and time management skills
  • A current, full and clean NZ driver’s license 
  • Good computer and record keeping skills 

We can offer:   

  • A positive, supportive, and stimulating working environment
  • Training opportunities and supports for professional development

If you are seeking a challenge at the cutting edge of mental health service delivery and wish to positively contribute to our vision of Healthy Lives Shaping Healthy Communities, we look forward to hearing from you. Please visit our web site for more information about WALSH Trust.

Applicants for this position should have an entitlement to work in New Zealand. 

Candidates for the position are required to be fully vaccinated against Covid19, as per the vaccine mandate for healthcare workers, and provide evidence of this. 

WALSH Trust conducts Police vetting checks for all successful candidates. Under the requirements of the  Children’s Act 2014, new candidates that are identified as coming under this act are required to undergo further safety checks as part of the recruitment process. For current employees these checks are repeated every three years.  

WALSH Trust is an equal opportunity employer and supports a smoke free environment.

Applications for this role will take you to the advertisers site.