Support Worker – Full Time – Family Centre

Listed 10 days Ago

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.

We create hopeful and safe spaces for change with opportunities to reflect; learn and connect so that people can move towards a brighter future. 

We now have an opportunity for a can do individual to join our energetic and friendly team as a Support Worker to work 40 rostered hours a week (including the probability of one weekend day) at our Family Centre residential facility located on a six acre park-like site in New Windsor (West Auckland). 

Please note that while this role will primarily be based in our Family Centre it may also involve work within our Adult services environment which is on the same site. 

We are seeking candidates who have: 

  • Previous practical experience working in the addictions or mental health field
  • A level 4 Certificate in a Health or related field (or are working towards this qualification)
  • A willingness to embrace the Therapeutic Community (TC) method of treatment
  • A sense of humour
  • A flexible 'can do' approach
  • A full NZ driver’s license

Odyssey can provide you with: 

  • A competitive salary in line with pay equity requirements
  • 22 days annual leave
  • Free meals and fruit every day!
  • A safe supportive work environment
  • An autonomous work environment within a multi-disciplinary team
  • Professional development opportunities

If you are practical, results driven, can problem solve and can relate well to people and can use a combination of life skills and work-related experience then this could be the role for you. 

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. Please also note that Police and Ministry of Social Development clearance checks will be required for this role. 

All applicants should include a CV, cover letter and complete the online registration and application forms. For all enquiries please contact Nicola Mooney on 09 6384957 Ext 727

Closing date: Friday 30th October

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