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Company EQUIP
Location North Shore City, Auckland
Pay & Benefits Work where you are valued
Listed Tue 3 Apr, 10:18 am
Type Full time, Permanent
Reference KORORS
About the Role:
Koromiko House is a leading mental health respite service, providing a safe, relaxed, nurturing and home like environment for up to seven guests, who will stay with us on average for periods of between 4 to 10 days.

The respite support worker position is a full time role (40 hours a week) this role entails shift work; working day, evening, and awake overnight shifts, including weekends. You will be part of a team that is active in creating an environment conducive to the wellbeing of the guests staying at Koromiko House.

This role has some unique characteristics in that you will need to have the people skills to support our guests, deal with any emergency situations as they arise, be able to complete some basic administration and IT tasks and do some household cleaning to keep the property to a high standard.

You’ll receive a thorough induction and on-going training. Equip will support you to commence relevant training (Certificate in Mental Health and Addictions Support), or you will have completed this already. Higher level relevant qualifications negate this need. Having advanced skills and qualifications in the field of alcohol and drugs would be an additional advantage.

Who are we looking for?
The ideal applicant will be a calm, conscientious people person who works within a team, they will have a person centered approach and align with Equip’s values

You will need to have or be willing to work toward The National Certificate in Mental Health Support Work or have an equivalent qualification. Relevant experience in mental health or disability work would be an advantage. You will need to have NZ residency or a valid NZ work permit as well as a full NZ driver licence.

Most importantly, we are looking for a team player with a can do attitude.

Who is Equip?
We are an independent mental health Not for Profit organisation associated with Windsor Park Baptist Church and have a strong Christian ethos. With a staff of around 70, we are a values led organisation who truly care about the people we work with and for. We pride ourselves on our professionalism, supportive, inclusive culture and our success is making a positive difference in the lives of others.

Our values:
We put our faith into action
• We are a Christian response to need in our community.
• We are not here to judge, we are here to help.
• We will always do what we can to address people’s needs and provide the momentum for them to move forward in their lives.
• This is more than a job. As a team, we are driven by a deep commitment to Christian faith and values. I am committed to doing my part.

If we can say ‘yes’ we will
• We look for solutions not problems. We have a ‘can do’ attitude.
• When we have to say ‘no’, we will do it respectfully
• We are team players. We serve with openness and positivity.

Our people matter
• At Equip, we are each part of a bigger picture.
• We value other roles as much as our own.
• We will do everything we can to raise each other up to achieve outcomes greater than any of us can imagine.
• We will treat each other well and share the load.
• We work through issues face to face and, when necessary, get support from our leaders.
• I will do my part to build a team culture that is inclusive, safe and positive.

Equip’s staff say:
“I love the culture at Equip. I have never known a place where you feel so valued and where you are put first.”
“I took the job to change other peoples’ lives, but it changed mine.”

Therefore, if you are looking for a job that provides you with a great team, support, work life balance and an excellent remuneration package, download an application pack from our website: Please quote reference number KORORS on the application.

Applications close: 4pm Monday 23rd April 2018

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.