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Child, Youth and Family Support Worker

Advertiser: Stepping Stone TrustMore jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
6 Nov 2019
Location
Canterbury, Christchurch
Work Type
Part Time
Classification
Community Services & Development, Child Welfare, Youth & Family Services

Child, Youth and Family 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 covering 500+ service users each week.

This permanent, part-time position (.65 FTE) provides COPMIA (Children of Parents with Mental Illness/Addiction) services, ensuring early support to vulnerable children, young persons and their families where parental mental illness is present.

We are seeking a worker to meet the particular developmental needs of boys and male teenagers of this client group and to complement our other staff; the role is an excellent opportunity to gain experience within a unique and close-knit professional team working at the leading edge of COPMIA mental health support.

We are seeking a confident worker, able to deliver creative, safe and meaningful events; as well able to facilitate education groups for children/youth. A teaching, outdoor education or youth work background would be advantageous. As this role is predominantly supporting young males, a willingness and experience suited to working exclusively with males is preferred. A full, clean drivers' licence is essential.

The role focuses on planning and delivering:

  • Weekly individual mentoring visits
  • Fortnightly Saturday recreation days for age groups, 7-12 and 13-17 years
  • Two annual camps
  • School holiday education groups - "Children Understanding Mental Illness". 4 x annually
  • Collaborative collegial work offering support to parents and caregivers
  • Fun and Creativity

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

It is vital that you are able to align to the vision, mission and core values of Stepping Stone Trust.

To apply for this job go to:
steppingstonetrust.recruitmenthub.co.nz & enter ref code: 4931845.

Applications close 25 November 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 covering 500+ service users each week.

This permanent, part-time position (.65 FTE) provides COPMIA (Children of Parents with Mental Illness/Addiction) services, ensuring early support to vulnerable children, young persons and their families where parental mental illness is present.

We are seeking a worker to meet the particular developmental needs of boys and male teenagers of this client group and to complement our other staff; the role is an excellent opportunity to gain experience within a unique and close-knit professional team working at the leading edge of COPMIA mental health support.

We are seeking a confident worker, able to deliver creative, safe and meaningful events; as well able to facilitate education groups for children/youth. A teaching, outdoor education or youth work background would be advantageous. As this role is predominantly supporting young males, a willingness and experience suited to working exclusively with males is preferred. A full, clean drivers' licence is essential.

The role focuses on planning and delivering:

  • Weekly individual mentoring visits
  • Fortnightly Saturday recreation days for age groups, 7-12 and 13-17 years
  • Two annual camps
  • School holiday education groups - "Children Understanding Mental Illness". 4 x annually
  • Collaborative collegial work offering support to parents and caregivers
  • Fun and Creativity

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

It is vital that you are able to align to the vision, mission and core values of Stepping Stone Trust.

To apply for this job go to:
steppingstonetrust.recruitmenthub.co.nz & enter ref code: 4931845.

Applications close 25 November 2019

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