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Youth Community Support Worker

Advertiser: Stepping Stone TrustMore jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
11 Jun 2019
Location
Canterbury, Christchurch
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Community Services & Development, Child Welfare, Youth & Family Services

Youth Community Support Worker

Stepping Stone Trust (SST) is a faith based organisation and the largest NGO Mental Health Service in Canterbury. SST operates Residential, Respite and Community Support services for Youth through to Older Persons for 500+ tangata whaiora/consumers each week.

  • Support role - L4 equivalency preferred
  • Passionate about working with Youth
  • Experience in mental health work preferred

At the Youth Community Mental Health Team we offer a supportive working environment, professional development opportunities and the chance to be part of a team that is dedicated, passionate and highly competent.

The Youth Community Support Worker is a full time, permanent role and assists young people to manage their mental illness and maintain their lifestyle in the community. You will have a desire to work with youth and be energised working within a passionate team to support the implementation of plans, goals and outcomes to ensure their needs are met. This role includes liaising with NGO agencies, Specialist Mental Health Services and the family's/whanau support networks to get the best outcome for your clients.

You need a full New Zealand driver's license, computer literacy, an attention to detail and the ability to work in an inter-agency collaborative setting. Experience in working with youth is essential and mental health understanding would be ideal. A Level 4 Certificate in Health & Wellbeing or other Level 4 equivalent qualification is preferred (please see the Careerforce website for information on which quals are equivalent). This may suit a new grad social worker or similar.

The successful candidates will be able to demonstrate the following competencies, abilities and attributes:

  • Strong assessment and analytical skills
  • Ability to engage and develop good relationships with young people and families
  • Effective group working skills
  • Be able to contribute in a multi-disciplinary team setting
  • Ability to identify risk(s) and mobilise effective and speedy intervention
  • Understand, and have the ability and willingness to work cross culturally and commitment to the principles of Treaty of Waitangi

If you are interested in a challenging and rewarding role, have a passion for people and want to work in an environment where you will be developed, then we would love to hear from you.

SST is a faith based organisation - you will need to be comfortable working within the vision, mission and core values of Stepping Stone Trust, these are outlined on our website - stepstone.org.nz

The pay scale is $42k-53k per annum for an equivalent 1.0 FTE role, in line with gender pay equity.

For further information about this vacancy, please contact Aland Fish (Service Manager) - 03 390 1457.

To apply for this job go to: "steppingstonetrust.recruitmenthub.co.nz" & enter ref code: 4735180.

Applications close 01 July 2019

Stepping Stone Trust (SST) is a faith based organisation and the largest NGO Mental Health Service in Canterbury. SST operates Residential, Respite and Community Support services for Youth through to Older Persons for 500+ tangata whaiora/consumers each week.

  • Support role - L4 equivalency preferred
  • Passionate about working with Youth
  • Experience in mental health work preferred

At the Youth Community Mental Health Team we offer a supportive working environment, professional development opportunities and the chance to be part of a team that is dedicated, passionate and highly competent.

The Youth Community Support Worker is a full time, permanent role and assists young people to manage their mental illness and maintain their lifestyle in the community. You will have a desire to work with youth and be energised working within a passionate team to support the implementation of plans, goals and outcomes to ensure their needs are met. This role includes liaising with NGO agencies, Specialist Mental Health Services and the family's/whanau support networks to get the best outcome for your clients.

You need a full New Zealand driver's license, computer literacy, an attention to detail and the ability to work in an inter-agency collaborative setting. Experience in working with youth is essential and mental health understanding would be ideal. A Level 4 Certificate in Health & Wellbeing or other Level 4 equivalent qualification is preferred (please see the Careerforce website for information on which quals are equivalent). This may suit a new grad social worker or similar.

The successful candidates will be able to demonstrate the following competencies, abilities and attributes:

  • Strong assessment and analytical skills
  • Ability to engage and develop good relationships with young people and families
  • Effective group working skills
  • Be able to contribute in a multi-disciplinary team setting
  • Ability to identify risk(s) and mobilise effective and speedy intervention
  • Understand, and have the ability and willingness to work cross culturally and commitment to the principles of Treaty of Waitangi

If you are interested in a challenging and rewarding role, have a passion for people and want to work in an environment where you will be developed, then we would love to hear from you.

SST is a faith based organisation - you will need to be comfortable working within the vision, mission and core values of Stepping Stone Trust, these are outlined on our website - stepstone.org.nz

The pay scale is $42k-53k per annum for an equivalent 1.0 FTE role, in line with gender pay equity.

For further information about this vacancy, please contact Aland Fish (Service Manager) - 03 390 1457.

To apply for this job go to: "steppingstonetrust.recruitmenthub.co.nz" & enter ref code: 4735180.

Applications close 01 July 2019

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