What can we offer you?
We currently have three Community Support Worker positions available within our Mental Health team
Position 1 - Casual position with no fixed hours
Position 2 - Part Time Morning position working every weekend from 6.50am to 3.00pm on Saturdays and Sundays
Position 3 - Part Time Evening position working every weekend from 2.50pm to 11.00pm on Saturdays and Sundays
You will have/be:
· A desire to learn and grow within your role.
· Open to personal cares such as - assisting with showering, dressing and getting our consumers in and out of bed.
· Hold a current full New Zealand drivers licence 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.
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 & Addiction service delivers programmes that have been developed on recovery principles that enable those with alcohol and/or drug issues to regain and develop control over their lives and establish the necessary skills that they believe are required in order to achieve this. The Mental Health & Addiction service provide various levels of care to our consumers such as; Facts and Effects, Community Support Groups, One to One, Community Programmes and Residential programmes. We believe in people and their ability to make changes.
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 Mental Health 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