Community Support Worker - Mental Health POOL

Listed 9 days Ago
MASH Trust

What can we offer you?

  • An excellent working environment
  • Supportive Team
  • Rewarding work
  • Extensive ongoing training opportunities
  • Medication Training
  • First Aid Courses
  • Learning and development opportunities to study while working
  • Excellent overtime allowances and a minimum starting rate of $20.50 ph
  • Career growth and advancement

The Hours:

We have a full time 80 hour per fortnight position available as a POOL staff member working across a number of our Mental Health services located in both Wellington and Porirua. 

This position is available immediately and you must be available to work Saturdays and Sundays.

A POOL staff member is a staff member that works in a variety of homes covering all of the gaps that we have available due to Annual Leave & Training. This position means your shift pattern may change from week to week but you are provided your schedule of 80 hours at least a fortnight in advance. You must be available to work both AM and PM shifts, weekdays and weekends.

About us:

MASH provides a wide range of support services for people with Mental Health, Intellectual or Physical Disability or Illness, alcohol and addiction and youth respite care

These services are offered either at the residential homes we support, or people who require support in their own homes, or in the community.

MASH operates throughout the lower North Island in the Wellington, Kapiti, Horowhenua, Palmerston North and Hawkes Bay regions.

MASH mental health residential supported accommodation provides community based housing with support staff available depending on the level of need. MASH support staff work in partnership with our consumers to develop individualised packages and achieve personal goals.

We believe that:

People with disabilities as citizens of New Zealand have the same rights to full community participation.

  • Learning & Development is a lifelong process and that all people possess the ability to learn and develop.
  •  Every person can have a valued role in society.
  • Services must be developed to meet the needs of individuals that use them.
  • The needs of people change and services need to be responsive of those changes.

As a Community Support Worker you will be supporting clients by maintaining a high quality of life, a quality home environment, and encouraging full participation in all aspects of community daily life.


You will have/be:

  • A willingness to work towards a National Certificate in Mental Health or Human Services which is funded by us.
  • Open to personal cares such as - assisting with showering, dressing and getting our consumers in and out of bed.
  •  Hold a current full drivers license and have reliable transport
  • Wanting flexibility with hours of work and not interested in a standard nine-to-five.
  • The ability to take pride in a healthy home environment – including cleaning, meal preparation and shopping.
  • Eligible to work in New Zealand with a minimum of six months on Visa.
  • Caring and Kind in nature with integrity that can provide support to those from all walks of life.

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