Support Worker job ad example

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Here’s an example of a Support Worker job advertisement: 

 Short description 

  • Job Title: Support Worker 
  • Company: Romana Heart Care 
  • Location: Wellington CBD, Wellington 
  • Salary: $75,000 to $80,000 + additional KiwiSaver + phone 
    • Regular salary review period + subsided healthcare + EAP + various store discounts 
    • Additionally leave options like study leave, wellbeing leave + flexible working arrangements 
    • Permanent full time + promotional opportunities at a leading NZ not-for-profit  
  • Summary: Collaborate with our supportive team of five. Use your proven background in mental health services to provide high-quality first response support to our community. 

Long description

About the role

We are looking for a support worker to join our inclusive team of five to help provide mental health support in our community. This role may require availability for afternoons, evenings, and overnights, with potential for weekends in future. Reporting to Richard Hudson, this permanent full-time opportunity involves: 

  • Provide individual/s involved with direct support and compassion 
  • Work closely with local service providers to ensure a strong multi-agency response 
  • Collaborate with a team of five support workers and the ability to work autonomously 
  • Accurately complete incident reports, progress notes and shift handovers where required 
  • Being at the center of a client's journey through the service system acting as a service navigator and key conduit for information sharing. 


  • $75,000 to $80,000 + additional KiwiSaver 
  • Regular salary review period and various store discounts 
  • EAP Services + various store discounts 
  • Additional leave options like study leave, well-being leave 
  • Flexible working arrangements 
  • Permanent full-time opportunity with promotional opportunities in a non-for-profit established for over 30 years. 

  Skills and experience

  • Qualifications in human or community services  
  • Experience in mental health services providing case management, emotional support, advocacy and referrals for clients 
  • Proficient, clear, and effective written and verbal English communication skills  
  • Current First Aid Working with Children Check or willingness to obtain  
  • Current New Zealand full Driver’s licence.  

About Romana Heart Care

Operating for over 30 years and employing over 200 we are a leading not-for-profit company supporting the crisis support in New Zealand, Aotearoa. Our purpose is to build strong communities which encourage people to live happier, more fulfilled lives. We provide a suite of services to our clients and families around a uniquely person-centered approach that empowers our people. 

How to apply:

If this role sounds like you, please click on the apply button and follow the prompts. We will get in touch if you are shortlisted for this opportunity. If you would like to learn more, please reach out to Alex Lightfood on +1234 5678 for a confidential chat.

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